Book Birthday Shout Out !! {12} Multiple Awesomeness Edition!

Posted 30 August, 2011 by Danny in / 0 Comments

A weekly meme from the Bewitched Bookworms to celebrate 
anxiously awaited new releases and their authors! 
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Today is a good day, SooOOoo many awesome books are coming out TODAY
and I can’t choose one to celebrate, so I have to mention a few more than usual! 
We have a YA, a MG and an adult book! 
Seems like a good mix, right? 

by Lena Coakley 
High in their mountain covens, red witches pray to the Goddess, protecting the Witchlands by throwing the bones and foretelling the future.
It’s all a fake.
At least, that’s what Ryder thinks. He doubts the witches really deserve their tithes—one quarter of all the crops his village can produce. And even if they can predict the future, what danger is there to foretell, now that his people’s old enemy, the Baen, has been defeated?
But when a terrifying new magic threatens both his village and the coven, Ryder must confront the beautiful and silent witch who holds all the secrets. Everything he’s ever believed about witches, the Baen, magic and about himself will change, when he discovers that the prophecies he’s always scorned—
Are about him.

The Unwanteds
by Lisa McMann
goodreads, amazon (Kindle, Hardcover)

Every year in Quill, thirteen-year-olds are sorted into categories: the strong, intelligent Wanteds go to university, and the artistic Unwanteds are sent to their deaths.

Thirteen-year-old Alex tries his hardest to be stoic when his fate is announced as Unwanted, even while leaving behind his twin, Aaron, a Wanted. Upon arrival at the destination where he expected to be eliminated, however, Alex discovers a stunning secret—behind the mirage of the “death farm” there is instead a place called Artime.

In Artime, each child is taught to cultivate their creative abilities and learn how to use them magically, weaving spells through paintbrushes and musical instruments. Everything Alex has ever known changes before his eyes, and it’s a wondrous transformation.

But it’s a rare, unique occurence for twins to be separated between Wanted and Unwanted, and as Alex and Aaron’s bond stretches across their separation, a threat arises for the survival of Artime that will pit brother against brother in an ultimate, magical battle.

One Grave At A Time 
by Jeaniene Frost
Book 6 in the Night Huntress series
goodreads,amazon (Kindle, Paperback)

The grave is one wrong step away.

Having narrowly averted an (under)world war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones. Unfortunately, her gift from New Orleans’ voodoo queen just keeps on giving–leading to a personal favor that sends them into battle once again, this time against a villainous spirit.

Centuries ago, Heinrich Kramer was a witch hunter. Now, every All Hallows Eve, he takes physical form to torture innocent women before burning them alive. This year, however, a determined Cat and Bones must risk all to send him back to the other side of eternity–forever. But how do you kill a killer who’s already long dead?

So I wish all those awesome ladies,
Lena – Lisa and Jeaniene a Happy Bookbirthday and Release Day!
I’m truly a fan girl of all three of them!
They are incredibly awesome, lovely, talented, fantastic and … awesome!

I will probably spend some time with Bones tonight .. *blush* 

So, which author and which book do you want to celebrate? 

P.S.: Oh and l would love to mention that both Witchlanders and The Unwanteds are on Blog Tour right now. You can win a Kindle 3 (Witchlanders) and a BookClub/Class Book package (The Unwanteds) 

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