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Want It Wednesday

I've seen posts like this on various blogs and since I'm an avid book lover and my wish list is ever growing, I thought I would add a "Want It Wednesday" list of books that are on my wish list. Some will be upcoming releases and others will be books that are already out, but on my reading list. Enjoy!!! Magicians and M rs. Quent by Galen M. Beckett (ok, so this one's an adult novel, but I just can't pass up the premise!) Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston Annie's Adventures (The Sisters 8) by Lauren Baratz-Logsted Deadly Little Secret (Touch #1) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Damosel by Stephanie Spinner Far From You by Lisa Schroeder So what about you? What books are on your wish list?

Jellaby by Kean Soo-Tween

Rating: 4/5 Stars About the Book: Portia is the new girl in town and things aren't going very well. She's having trouble making friends and she can't keep her mind on class. When she finds a giant purple monster in her backyard, everything changes. She enlists the help of fellow classmate Jason, and with only a picture of a door, Jason, Portia and Jellaby set out on an adventure to the city to find Jellby's home. GreenBeanTeenQueen Says : One of the thing I like most about my job is I get to read lots of comic books! After reading this one, Jellaby has quickly become one of my favorites. Jellaby is a sweet and funny story. Many reiewers have pointed out the Calvin and Hobbes feel. You can't help but fall in love with Jellaby and root for him and Portia. There's also a subplot about Portia's father's disappearance that makes the characters even more endearing. Jellaby is a comic book that even non-comic book readers

Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle

Rating: 5/5 Stars About the Book: Let It Snow is a new holiday offering from three popular teen authors. Each author contributed a holiday romance short story to add to the collection. Maureen Johnson starts things off with The Jubilee Express , in which Jubilee (no, not a stripper, but named for a piece in her mother’s collection of the Flobie Santa Village) finds herself stranded on a train in Gracetown in a huge snowstorm. A trip to the Waffle House introduces her to Stuart and friendship, or maybe something more, starts to form. In A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle , author John Green hilariously describes the mission of three friends to get to the Waffle House where a group of cheerleaders are stranded and wanting to play Twister.And Lauren Myracle’s The Patron Saint of Pigs shows that lost love can be found again with the help of Starbucks, angels, and even a pig. GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: I’m a sucker for romance any time of the year, but something about the holiday season

Two Moon Princess by Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban Tween-Teen

Rating: 5/5 Stars About the Book: Andrea is a Princess, but she feels like she doesn’t fit in. She wants to join the knights, but her father refuses her request and instructs Andrea to visit her mother for lessons on becoming a lady. Ladyship is boring and uneventful and Andrea tires of her lessons quickly. On the night of her kingdom’s ball, Andrea has had enough of being a princess and decides to run away. She stumbles upon a doorway that leads to modern day California. Xaren-Ra, Andrea’s world, resembles medieval Spain, so seeing a new world is an adventure. Andrea adapts to her new fast pace life in California. She makes friends, attends classes, and starts to fall for a local boy. During a storm, Andrea takes shelter in the same cave that brought her to California. Only this time she accidentally re-opens the passage, bringing with her an American boy. Andrea’s return to her kingdom sets off a chain of events that ignites a war on her world, uncovers family secrets and endanger