Wishlist #34

Finalmente tenho um tempinho para vir aqui ao blog, já estava com saudades 🙂

Estive a passar umas férias na Suiça, com muita neve e locais tão lindos, mas depois das férias é tempo de voltar a pensar na minha longa wishlist 🙂

Título: Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer#1)

Autor: Laini Taylor

Editora: Hodder & Stoughton

Páginas: 432

Género: Young Adult; Fantasy; Mythology

Sinopse: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance to lose his dream forever.
What happened in Weep two hundred years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world? What exactly did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving?
The answers await in Weep, but so do more mysteries—including the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo’s dreams. How did he dream her before he knew she existed? and if all the gods are dead, why does she seem so real?
In this sweeping and breathtaking new novel by National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor, author of the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, the shadow of the past is as real as the ghosts who haunt the citadel of murdered gods. Fall into a mythical world of dread and wonder, moths and nightmares, love and carnage.

Welcome to Weep.

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Razões Para Estar na Wishlist

– Adoro de coração a Laini Taylor e claro que quero ler mais livros dela;

– A sinopse abriu-me o apetite para mais uma série desta autora;

– Ja referi que é um novo livro da Laini Taylor? Não é preciso mais razões 🙂

Pelo Correio #53

Estes livros que chegaram cá a casa foram recomendados por uma amiga minha. Eu adoro a série Kate Daniels de Ilona Andrews mas nunca tinha dado muita atenção às restantes séries dela, por isso, chegou a hora  e estou empolgada para começar a ler 🙂

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On the Edge, The Edge #1 de Ilona Andrews

Sinopse: Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, between the world of the Broken (where people drive cars, shop at Wal-Mart, and magic is a fairy tale) and the Weird (where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny). Only Edgers like Rose can easily travel from one world to the next, but they never truly belong in either.
Rose thought if she practiced her magic, she could build a better life for herself. But things didn’t turn out how she planned, and now she works a minimum wage, off the books job in the Broken just to survive. Then Declan Camarine, a blueblood noble straight out of the deepest part of the Weird, comes into her life, determined to have her (and her power).
But when a terrible danger invades the Edge from the Weird, a flood of creatures hungry for magic, Declan and Rose must work together to destroy them—or they’ll devour the Edge and everyone in it.

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Bayou Moon, The Edge #2 de Ilona Andrews

Sinopse: The Edge lies between worlds, on the border between the Broken, where people shop at Walmart and magic is a fairytale–and the Weird, where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny…
Cerise Mar and her unruly clan are cash poor but land rich, claiming a large swathe of the Mire, the Edge swamplands between the state of Louisiana and the Weird. When her parents vanish, her clan’s long-time rivals are suspect number one.
But all is not as it seems. Two nations of the Weird are waging a cold war fought by feint and espionage, and their conflict is about to spill over into the Edge—and Cerise’s life . William, a changeling soldier who left behind the politics of the Weird, has been forced back into service to track down a rival nation’s spymaster.
When William’s and Cerise’s missions lead them to cross paths, sparks fly—but they’ll have to work together if they want to succeed…and survive.

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