Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #28: Invaded & The Secrets of Attraction

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week, I'm waiting on...

Invaded by Melissa Landers
Series: Alienated #2
Number of Pages: 368
Expected publication: February 3rd 2015 by Disney-Hyperion
Genre: YA - Science Fiction > Romance

The romantic sequel to Alienated takes long-distance relationships to a new level as Cara and Aelyx long for each other from opposite ends of the universe...until a threat to both their worlds reunites them. 

Cara always knew life on planet L’eihr would be an adjustment. With Aelyx, her L’eihr boyfriend, back on Earth, working to mend the broken alliance between their two planets, Cara is left to fend for herself at a new school, surrounded by hostile alien clones. Even the weird dorm pet hates her.

Things look up when Cara is appointed as human representative to a panel preparing for a human colony on L’eihr. A society melding their two cultures is a place where Cara and Aelyx could one day make a life together. But with L’eihr leaders balking at granting even the most basic freedoms, Cara begins to wonder if she could ever be happy on this planet, even with Aelyx by her side.

Meanwhile, on Earth, Aelyx, finds himself thrown into a full-scale PR campaign to improve human-L’eihr relations. Humans don’t know that their very survival depends on this alliance: only Aelyx’s people have the technology to fix the deadly contamination in the global water supply that human governments are hiding. Yet despite their upper hand, the leaders of his world suddenly seem desperate to get humans on their side, and hardly bat an eye at extremists’ multiple attempts on Aelyx’s life.

The Way clearly needs humans’ help . . . but with what? And what will they ask for in return?

Hillary's is waiting on....

The Secrets of Attraction 
by Robin Constantine
Number of Pages: 384 pages
Expected publication: April 28th 2015 by Balzer + Bray
Genre: YA - Contemporary Romance

Set in the same world as The Promise of Amazing, this smart, surprising, and romantic follow-up to Robin Constantine's debut novel follows two New Jersey teens as they become friends and fall in love. Perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins, Sarah Mlynowski, and Jennifer E. Smith.

Madison Pryce thinks she's got everything figured out—she's working on a portfolio for a summer art program and hanging with her friends. Plus she has her hot boyfriend, Zach. But then a visit from a family friend turns Maddie's life upside down.

Jesse McMann is still reeling from a breakup that shattered his heart and his band. Then pride (and some goading from his bass player and fellow barista) forces him to find a new drummer—and the inspiration to write music again.

Kismet arrives in the unlikely form of Grayson Barrett, who tries out for Jesse's band, and whose girlfriend is BFFs with the cute girl who orders a chai latte after yoga every Thursday: Maddie. What Jesse and Maddie thought they knew about the secrets of attraction and the rules of romance changes once they start falling for each other.

What book(s) are YOU waiting on this Wednesday?
Leave us a comment. We would love to know. :)


  1. Those are really lovely choices and I hope, you get to enjoy them a lot :)
    Thanks for sharing


    1. Thank you ladysmartypants! I still need to read The Promise of Amazing, but the cover for The Secrets of Attraction just gets me each time. Promises full of swoony romance :D

  2. I still need to read Alienated. In fact, I am going to grab it off the shelf now and take it home! Thanks for sharing. ~Megan

    1. I have to read Alienated too...hope you enjoy it! ^_^

  3. I still haven't read Alienated yet. I need to read it soon. I have The Secrets of Attraction on my tbr since I read The Promise of Amazing earlier this year. I hope you enjoy reading both of your picks today.
    My WoW

    1. I haven't read The Promise of Amazing yet, but the cover for the companion novel screams that it will be absolutely amazing! I want to read both ASAP! ^_^ Thanks for commenting!

  4. YES!! I need this one yesterday! Super excited for it! Great pick! My WOW


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