Saturday, 17 March 2012

On My Wishlist #1

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where we list all the books we desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.

Time Between Us - Tamara Ireland Stone 

Anna and Bennett were never supposed to meet: she lives in 1995 Chicago and he lives in 2012 San Francisco. But Bennett’s unique ability to travel through time and space brings him into Anna’s life, and with him, a new world of adventure and possibility. 

As their relationship deepens, they face the reality that time might knock Bennett back where he belongs, even as a devastating crisis throws everything they believe into question. Against a ticking clock, Anna and Bennett are forced to ask themselves how far they can push the bounds of fate—and what consequences they can bear in order to stay together.  

I really want to read Time Between Us. It sounds so romantic and a little like Dr Who. Stunning  cover and I can't wait to read it.

Black City - Elizabeth Richards

In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable—they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection, that causes Ash’s long dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they’re caught they’ll be executed—but their feelings are too strong. When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths. 

Such a beautiful cover and mesmerising blurb, How can I not resist? 

Cinder - Marissa Meyer

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl... 

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. 
Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world's future. 

Everyone is talking about this book. In Magazines and in Book reviews. I've heard so many good things and Cinder and I'm still wonder why I haven't read it yet.

Those are my 3 books on my wishlist for this week. What book are on your wishlist?


  1. I love the cover for Black City. Very captivating.

    1. I love the cover for Black City too. Totally captivating and it's been getting lots of complimenting.

  2. I can't wait to read Cinder as well! And the other books are new to me but they sound interesting. Great choices!

    1. I know. Cinder has been on my wishlist for a month now but hopefully I'll be reading it soon. Woop Woop!!

  3. Great picks! I heard awesome things about Cinder!

  4. Welcome to OMW! Hope you have fun finding lots of great new books to read! :D

    1. Thanks! On My Wishlist is a great Meme!