Thursday, June 28, 2012

What's Next (1)

I am excited announce that I will be participating in a new meme every Thursday hosted by Iceybooks. This meme is designed to help bloggers get some help from our readers on what to read next. Every week I will post 3 to 5 books that I am trying to decide between and you guys can vote on which one you think that I should read next. You can cast your vote in the poll at the bottom of the post.


When an unexpected inheritance enables Ari to transfer to an elite Manhattan prep school, she makes a wealthy new friend, Leigh. Leigh introduces Ari to the glamorous side of New York—and to her gorgeous cousin, Blake. Ari doesn't think she stands a chance, but amazingly, Blake asks her out. As their romance heats up, they find themselves involved in an intense, consuming relationship. Ari's family worries that she is losing touch with the important things in life, like family, hard work, and planning for the future.

When misfortune befalls Blake's family, he pulls away, and Ari's world drains of color. As she struggles to get over the breakup, Ari must finally ask herself: were their feelings true love . . . or something else?

Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives.

The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child "unwound," whereby all of the child's organs are transplanted into different donors, so life doesn't technically end. Connor is too difficult for his parents to control. Risa, a ward of the state is not enough to be kept alive. And Lev is a tithe, a child conceived and raised to be unwound. Together, they may have a chance to escape and to survive.

At the start of her senior year in high school, Sara wants two things: to get into a top college and to find true love.Tobey also wants two things for his senior year: to win Battle of the Bands and to make Sara fall in love with him. However, a popular jock named Dave moves in on Sara first. But Tobey’s quirky wit and big blue eyes are hard for Sara to ignore. Plus, he gets the little things that matter to her. Can a slacker rock-star wannabe win the heart of a pretty class brain like Sara? Hilariously and movingly told through Tobey and Sara’s authentic voices, Susane Colasanti’s debut novel sizzles in its portrayal of two young people searching for The One.

What book should I read next?
Other Words For Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
When It Happens by Susane Colasanti
Create your own poll

(Probably going to pick the book with the most votes sometime this weekend. I'm almost done with one of the current books I am reading so will need something to read soon! :))


Milka said...

For some reason the voting does not work for me, but I would have voted for When It Happens - I have been wanting to read that book for ages because it sounds so good!

Aleksandra said...

I've read both Unwind & When it Happens - I enjoyed a lot When It Happens & I absolutely loved Unwind, so I voted for Unwind, it's amazing, you have to read it :)

Danielle said...

Sorry it didn't work for you :( But I'll definitely include your vote in my final decision!

Danielle said...

Unwind just may be the one I end up reading since it's winning as of right now! I'm pretty excited to read it too. Even if it loses, I'll definitely read it soon :)

Hafsah - IceyBooks said...

I'm going with UNWIND. It sounds pretty good, plus I have a copy of it waiting to be read.

Thanks for participating in What's Next?! I hope you'll participate again soon :)

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