Dec 30, 2011

Top 10 Books I'm looking forward to in 2012

Today's post is all about the top ten books that come out in 2012 that I can't wait to read. Again this one was pretty difficult to narrow down because there are so many amazing books coming out in 2012 but I did it so here are my top ten books I'm looking forward to in 2012!

10. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Summary from Goodreads:
You will kill. The only question is when.

In the dark days since the insidious Red Lung virus decimated the human population, vampires have risen to rule the crumbling cities and suburbs. Uncontested Princes hold sway over diminished ranks of humans: their "pets." In exchange for their labor, loyalty and of course, their blood, these pets are registered, given food and shelter, permitted to survive.

Unregistered humans cling to fringes, scavenging for survival. Allison Sekemoto and her fellow Unregistereds are hunted, not only by vampires, but by rabids, the unholy result of Red Lung-infected vampires feeding on unwary humans. One night, Allie is attacked by a pack of rabids, saved by an unlikely hero...and turned vampire.
9. Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Summary from Goodreads:
Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she's returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld... this time forever.

She has six months before the Everneath comes to claim her, six months for good-byes she can't find the words for, six months to find redemption, if it exists.

Nikki longs to spend these months reconnecting with her boyfriend, Jack, the one person she loves more than anything. But there's a problem: Cole, the smoldering immortal who first enticed her to the Everneath, has followed Nikki to the mortal world. And he'll do whatever it takes to bring her back- this time as his queen.

As Nikki's time grows short and her relationships begin slipping from her grasp, she's forced to make the hardest decision of her life: find a way to cheat fate and remain on the Surface with Jack or return to the Everneath and become Cole's
8. Jessica Rules the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

Summary from Goodreads:
It’s one thing to find out you’re a vampire princess. It’s a whole other thing to actually rule. Newly married Jessica Packwood is having a hard enough time feeling regal with her husband, Lucius, at her side. But when evidence in the murder of a powerful elder points to Lucius, sending him into solitary confinement, Jessica is suddenly on her own. Determined to clear her husband’s name, Jessica launches into a full-scale investigation, but hallucinations and nightmares of betrayal keep getting in her way. Jessica knows that with no blood to drink, Lucius’s time is running out. Can she figure out who the real killer is—and whom she can trust—before it’s too late?

7. Dead to you by Lisa McMann

Summary from Goodreads:
Ethan was abducted from his front yard when he was just seven years old. Now, at sixteen, he has returned to his family. It's a miracle... at first. Then the tensions start to build. His reintroduction to his old life isn't going smoothly, and his family is tearing apart all over again. If only Ethan could remember something, anything, about his life before, he'd be able to put the pieces back together. But there's something that's keeping his memory blocked. Something unspeakable

6. The Last Echo by Kimberly Derting

Summary from Goodreads:
Violet kept her morbid ability to sense dead bodies a secret from everyone except her family and her childhood-best-friend-turned-boyfriend, Jay Heaton. That is until forensic psychologist Sara Priest discovered Violet’s talent and invited her to use her gift to track down murderers. Now, as she works with an eclectic group of individuals—including mysterious and dangerously attractive Rafe—it’s Violet’s job to help those who have been murdered by bringing their killers to justice.

When Violet discovers the body of a college girl killed by “the girlfriend collector” she is determined to solve the case. But now the serial killer is on the lookout for a new “relationship” and Violet may have caught his eye

5. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

Summary from Goodreads:

Taylor's family might not be the closest-knit – everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled – but for the most part, they get along fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news that changes everything. Her parents decide that the family will spend the summer together at their old vacation home in the Pocono Mountains.

Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to, they begin to get to know each other again. And Taylor discovers that the people she thought she had left behind haven’t actually gone anywhere. Her former summer best friend is still around, as is her first boyfriend. . . and he's much cuter at seventeen than he was at twelve.

As the summer progresses, the Edwards become more of a family, and closer than they’ve ever been before. But all of them are very aware that they’re battling a ticking clock. Sometimes, though, there is just enough time to get a second chance – with family, with friends, and with love.

4. Black Dawn by Rachel Caine

No Summary for this book at this time.

3. The Calling by Kelley Armstrong

Summary from Goodreads:
Maya Delaney’s paw-print birthmark is the sign of what she truly is—a skin-walker. She can run faster, climb higher, and see better than nearly anyone else. Experiencing intense connections with the animals that roam the woods outside her home, Maya knows it’s only a matter of time before she’s able to Shift and become one of them. And she believes there may be others in her small town with surprising talents.

Now, Maya and her friends have been forced to flee from their homes during a forest fire they suspect was deliberately set. Then they’re kidnapped, and after a chilling helicopter crash, they find themselves in the Vancouver Island wilderness with nothing but their extraordinary abilities to help them get back home.

2. Wings of The Wicked by Courtney Allison Moulton

Summary from Goodreads:

Life as the Preliator is harder than Ellie ever imagined.
Balancing real life with the responsibility of being Heaven’s warrior is a challenge for Ellie. Her relationship with Will has become all business, though they both long for each other. And now that the secret of who she really is has come out, so have Hell’s strongest reapers. Grown bold and more vicious, the demonic threaten her in the light of day and stalk her in the night.

She’s been warned.
Cadan, a demonic reaper, comes to her with information about Bastian’s new plan to destroy Ellie’s soul and use an ancient relic to wake all the souls of the damned and unleash them upon humanity. As she fights to stay ahead of Bastian’s schemes , the revelations about those closest to her awaken a dark power within Ellie that threatens to destroy everything—including herself.

She’ll be betrayed.
Treachery comes even from those whom she loves, and Ellie is broken by the deaths of those who stood beside her in this Heavenly war. Still, she must find a way to save the world, herself, and her love for Will. If she fails, there will be hell to pay. 

1. The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

Summary from Goodreads:

 Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs, California. The students—children of the wealthy and powerful—carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But with forbidden romances, unexpected spirit bonds, and the threat of Strigoi moving ever closer, hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought. 

So those are my top ten books I am looking forward to in 2012. What books are you most looking forward to in 2012? Any of the ones I listed on your list? Let me know in the comments!


  1. Oh, I really wonder if I'll like the new Julia Kagawa series. I didn't like the Iron Fey books that much, but I am no fan of faeries, so that was to be expected. I have a few of your picks on my bloglist and on my normal to-buy list, as well! : )

    Happy New Year!
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  2. I'm super excited about the Immortal Rules series! I love vampires! And I did enjoy the Iron Fey. I'm also dying to read The Golden Lily, Everneath, Jessica Rules the Dark Side. I really have to finally start The Body Finder series since everyone has the third book on their list!
    Top 14 Books I'm Looking Forward To In 2012

  3. Ooo shit, I totally forgot about Julie Kagawa's book! I am soooo looking forward for it!! And Golden Lily and Everneath as well! great list! :) ;)

  4. Yay for the Last Echo, I can't wait to get my hands on that books.
    I should be getting Wings of the Wicked soon for an ARC Tour, I can't wait to read it
    Great list

  5. Awesome list! I am especially excited about Julie Kagawa's new book. Also looking forward to Golden Lily and Everneath.


  6. Everneath was really good! Definitely one to look forward to :-)

  7. @Patricia I have read the first book in the Iron Fey series and really enjoyed it. I'm really excited about The Immortal Rules. It sounds really good!!

    @Jennifer Yes gotta love those Vampire books! :) I have only read the first book but I really enjoyed it. Oh you must! The Body Finder was so good!

    @Nea Thanks! :)

    @Kristina Very lucky!!! I have been dying to read Wings of The Wicked since I finished Angelfire. Thanks! :)

    @Patricia Thanks Patricia! :) Yes, me too. It sounds really good. And not to mention the cover rocks!

    @KM So jealous you got to read Everneath already! :D Can't wait to read it!

  8. Ooh, I'm really excited for Everneath and Second Chance Summer. Great list!

    Also, I see you're reading Where She Went which makes me ecstatically happy because I LOVE THAT BOOK SO MUCH. I hope you're enjoying it. :D

    I'm a new follower! :)
    My Top Ten Most Anticipated Books

  9. @Andie Second Chance Summer I am so excited for since I loved her first book Amy & Rogers Epic Detour and really can't wait to read something else by her. Thank you! I actually haven't started it yet. Just finished a book last night but plan to start it tonight! I loved If I Stay so I'm thinking I'm gonna love this one! Thanks for following!

  10. I would like to read The Immortal Rule, since it's JUlie Kagawa's. Thanks for putting it on my

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  11. @Jez I have only read the first Iron Fey book by her and I really enjoyed it so I have a feeling The Immortal Rule is going to be really good! Your welcome! :)

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