Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Wishlist Wednesday #70

Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.

So what do you need to do to join in?
  • Follow Pen to Paper as host of the meme.
  • Please consider adding the blog hop button to your blog somewhere, so others can find it easily and join in too! Help spread the word! The code will be at the bottom of the post under the linky.
  • Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.
  • Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.
  • Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of this post.
  • Put a link back to pen to paper (http://www.pentopaperblog.com) somewhere in your post, and a note saying that Pen to Paper is the host of the meme.
  • Visit the other blogs and enjoy!


Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
by Lish McBride

Goodreads synopsis:
Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he's doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak.

Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees potential in Sam. Then Sam discovers he’s a necromancer too, but with strangely latent powers. And his worst nightmare wants to join forces . . . or else.

With only a week to figure things out, Sam needs all the help he can get. Luckily he lives in Seattle, which has nearly as many paranormal types as it does coffee places. But even with newfound friends, will Sam be able to save his skin?
I first heard of this book fairly recently, when Sue Moro spoke about it on her YouTube channel. It took a while to convince me, but I have finally decided to add it to the ever-growing wishlist!
I love it in novels, when the main character first appears like a normal person, but ends up finding out that they are anything but normal, and are in fact, much stronger than many of the other characters in the book. It sounds like this might be one of those cases. I also haven't read any books that involve Necromancers, so it'll be something a bit different for me, as well. I'm looking forward to getting enough books off my shelves read, so I can justify buying this ;)

What's on your wishlist this week? Let us know in the comments below, or link to your own Wishlist Wednesday post in the Linky :) 






6 comments:

Anonymous said...

The title of your pick makes me laugh every time I hear it! Haven't actually read this one, but I've been tempted...

Lisa

Synchronized Reading said...

This sounds like an awesome read :)! I kind of want this now.

Janina
My WW!

Laura @ Laura's Adventures in Bookland said...

This book sounds pretty cool. I've had my eye on it for a while now.

Anonymous said...

This is my first time seeing this, so thanks for the introduction. It sounds interesting. I hope that you get to read it soon. Thanks for hosting.
- The Readingista

Dazzling Mage said...

I really want to read this too!

Topcho said...

I just found your blog searching for a wish list meme.. and ended up adding quite some more titles to my list, lol! Love your blog and book choices and I will probably join for the next week :)

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