Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Waiting on Wednesday #535

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

DEMON IN THE WOOD
BY LEIGH BARDUGO & DANI PENDERGAST


Goodreads Description:

Before he led Ravka’s Second Army, before he created the Fold, and long before he became the Darkling, he was just a lonely boy burdened by an extraordinary power.

Eryk and his mother, Lena, have spent their lives on the run. But they will never find a safe haven. They are not only Grisha—they are the deadliest and rarest of their kind. Feared by those who wish to destroy them and hunted by those who would exploit their gifts, they must hide their true abilities wherever they go. But sometimes deadly secrets have a way of revealing themselves…

Discover the start of a grand and sinister destiny in this must-have graphic novel prequel to the bestselling series and international Netflix sensation Shadow and Bone from spectacular new talent Dani Pendergast and #1 New York Times bestseller Leigh Bardugo.

Hardcover, 208 pages
Expected publication: September 27th 2022 by Roaring Brook Press
Pre-Order: Book Depository
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I'm so excited about this graphic novel :D Eee. Okay, I have never liked the Darkling. Not one bit. And I still do not. But I love Leigh. And I love the Grishaverse. So of course I'm going to love this graphic novel too, haha :D I'm sure the artwork will be gorgeous. <3 I also haven't read this short story before. Oops :)
What are you waiting for on this sinister Wednesday?

Saturday, January 15, 2022

In My Mailbox #532

Another week gone by super fast :) And I still have not read anything. Oops. But I have my next read ready, and will make myself start this coming week, ha. I just need to start. I love reading. But I am too lazy and exhausted, still. Rude. This week haven't been easy, as I'm feeling pretty much dead. Always waiting to feel better, always feeling worse instead, lol. Sigh. I'm still checking for those goddamn Animal Crossing cards eeevery day all the damn time. They are still not back in stock, not any of the six types. Grrr. It's making me exhausted and stressed and I just want to be able to buy them all. Sigh. Hopefully early next week then. Hmph. Tired of just waiting and waiting. Which is also why I have not really done anything else. I'm still just checking and waiting. Oops. But I don't mind too much :) My body needs the rest. A few pretty books this week. <3 But only one new blog post. This week I'm waiting on Wretched Waterpark :) Hope you are all doing okay. <3 My "baby" niece turns four years old tomorrow, aaaack :D

Rebellion of the Lost. I'm excited to read this middle grade sequel one day soonish, hopefully :) So cute.
Serendipity. I know, I know. Not really a book for me, but Marissa, so of course I had to have the UK too :)
Tess of the Road. New paperback edition :D It looks gorgeous. Can't wait for book two next month, eee.
WarioWave. I wasn't sure if I wanted this game, but I also couldn't stop myself, haha :D Hoping it's good.
Amiibo Figures. These were a little expensive. But Cat Peach is the most adorable. Cat Mario too, sure :)

More Instagram photos here. <3

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Waiting on Wednesday #534

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

WRETCHED WATERPARK BY KIERSTEN WHITE

Goodreads Description:

From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes her middle grade series debut! Part Scooby Doo, part A Series of Unfortunate Events, and entirely genius! Meet the Sinister-Winterbottom twins, who solve mysteries at increasingly bizarre summer vacation destinations in the hopes of being reunited with their parents--or at the very least finally finding a good churro.

Twelve-year-old twins Theodora and Alexander and their older sister Wilhelmina Sinister-Winterbottom don't know how they ended up with their Aunt Saffronia for an entire summer. She's not exactly well equipped to handle children. The twins are determined to make it a good vacation, though, so when Aunt Saffronia suggests a waterpark, they hastily agree.

But Fathoms of Fun is not your typical waterpark. Instead of cabanas, guests rent mausoleums. The waterslides are gray tongues extending from horrible gargoyle faces. The few people they encounter are very, very odd. And the owner disappeared under bizarre circumstances, lost to the Cold, Unknowable Sea--the wave pool.

When Wil goes missing, rule following, cautious Alexander and competitive, brave Theo will have to work together to solve the mystery of Fathoms of Fun. But are they out of their depth?

Hardcover, 256 pages
Expected publication: June 7th 2022 by Delacorte Press
Pre-Order: Book Depository
and Amazon #ad

I am all kinds of excited about this middle grade book :D It looks awesome. I love that cover. It sounds so creepy and delicious. I cannot wait to read it. And very much think that I will end up loving it a whole lot :D
What are you waiting for on this wretched Wednesday?

Saturday, January 8, 2022

In My Mailbox #531

Time is moving too fast again. Can't believe it's been a whole week already. I have not done much this week, no reading, ack. As I haven't been feeling so good. And so I have been doing things that brings me comfort. I re-watched Sweet Home on Netflix, which is still the very best ten episodes. <3 Gods, I need a season two already. Hmph. And I'm currently halfway into my re-watch of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, extended edition :) Eee. Realized I hadn't seen them since March. Which was ages ago, ha. They bring me so much joy. Sigh. Most favorite movies. So anyway. Not in the mood to read yet. But hopefully this coming week. Fingers crossed. I'm also waiting on the most epic package to arrive, but will probably take a few more weeks before it gets here, eee. <3 I can't wait. Only one new post. This week I'm waiting on The Last to Vanish :) Got a bit of lovely mail this week. I hope you are all doing well and staying safe. <3

Serendipity. I'm not really a fan of anthologies, but I had to have this, ha :D It's Marissa. <3 Hope to love.
Pop Figures. Finally, they sent my new Moana :D SO cute. Love Loki and Buzz and Woody too. So much.
Animal Crossing Amiibo. Eee. These two are so cute. But so expensive. And I'm still missing many. Ack.

More Instagram photos here. <3

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Waiting on Wednesday #533

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

THE LAST TO VANISH BY MEGAN MIRANDA

Goodreads Description:

Ten years ago, Abigail Lovett fell into a job she loves, managing The Passage Inn, a cozy, upscale resort nestled in the North Carolina mountain town of Cutter’s Pass. Cutter’s Pass is best known for its outdoor offerings—rafting and hiking, with access to the Appalachian trail by way of a gorgeous waterfall—and its mysterious history. As the book begins, the string of unsolved disappearances that has haunted the town is once again thrust into the spotlight when journalist Landon West, who was staying at the inn to investigate the story of the vanishing trail, then disappears himself.

Abby has sometimes felt like an outsider within the community, but she’s come to view Cutter’s Pass as her home. When Landon’s brother Trey shows up looking for answers, Abby can’t help but feel the town closing ranks. And she’s still on the outside. When she finds incriminating evidence that may bring them closer to the truth, Abby soon discovers how little she knows about her coworkers, neighbors, and even those closest to her.

Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: July 26th 2022 by Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books
Pre-Order: Book Depository
and Amazon #ad

I'm all kinds of excited for this book :D Been a huge fan of Megan for so so many years now; since her very first YA book came out :) And I love both her YA and Adult books. And this new Adult one sounds pretty incredible. Hoping it will be dark and amazing, haha. And hoping for a little romance too, always :)
What are you waiting for on this mysterious Wednesday?