Waiting On Wednesday! (29)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
Here are my picks for this week:

Venom: Secrets of the Eternal Rose #1

By Fiona Paul

Release Date: 10/30/12


432 pages

Book Description from Goodreads:

Cassandra Caravello is one of Renaissance Venice’s lucky elite: with elegant gowns, sparkling jewels, her own lady’s maid, and a wealthy fiancé, she has everything a girl could desire. Yet ever since her parents’ death, Cassandra has felt trapped, alone in a city of water, where the dark and labyrinthine canals whisper of escape.

When Cass stumbles upon a murdered woman—practically in her own backyard—she’s drawn into a dangerous world of courtesans, killers, and secret societies. Soon, she finds herself falling for Falco, a mysterious artist with a mischievous grin… and a spectacular skill for trouble. Can Cassandra find the murderer, before he finds her? And will she stay true to her fiancé, or succumb to her uncontrollable feelings for Falco?

Beauty, love, romance, and mystery weave together in a stunning novel that’s as seductive and surprising as the city of Venice itself.

Boyfriend from Hell: Saturn’s Daughter #1

By Jaime Quaid

Release Date: 09/25/12


384 pages

Book Description from Goodreads:

They say justice is blind. But Justine isn’t.

Justine (Tina) Clancy is just an ordinary law student with a faulty arrest record, a part-time job in Baltimore’s radioactive Zone, and a family secret so bizarre even she doesn’t believe it. That is, until in a fit of fury she damns her boyfriend to hell—and it’s exactly where he ends up.

Much to her own surprise, Tina is apparently one of Saturn’s daughters, with the power to wield vigilante justice. But poor Max didn’t deserve to go up in flames, even if he did almost run her over with her own car. Tina’s convinced someone cut the brakes—and now a relentless nemesis is stalking her through the Zone’s back alleys, where buildings glow, statues move, and chemical waste exposure comes with interesting consequences. Tina’s usually a loner, but now she needs a posse like no other: a shape-shifting kitten, an invisible thief, a biker gang, a snake-charming private detective, a well-meaning cop, and her sleazy, sexy boss. But in between freeing Max from hell, saving her own neck, and solving a mystery that threatens the Zone and her newfound friends, how is she ever going to study for finals?


What are you waiting for this week?  Leave me a link to your WOW in the comments…


  1. Oooh. Venom sounds good – kind of a Masque of the Red Death-ish book? And the cover’s to die for! I’ve never heard of Boyfriend to Hell before you mentioned it, and I’m not a huge fan of the cover (what can I say? I’m pretty big on covers) but the synopsis is definitely interesting.

    New follower! And random side-comment: I love your social media icons. Too sweet :)

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  2. Venom looks truly amazing, great pick!

    Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Venom sounds great and I love the cover. Thanks for sharing. Great picks!

    Ellen @ Always YA at Heart – Here’s my WoW

  4. OOh! Those both look interesting!!

    Here’s my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  5. Venom is going on my must-read list right now. Great pick!

  6. Great picks for you WoW! Those sound like awesome books :D
    Here’s a link to my WoW: http://milliedswords.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday_25.html

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