Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday Finds

What great books did you hear about this week? Friday Finds is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading. I'm kind of late doing this today but here are my finds:

Pretty Dead by Francesca Lia Block
Pub. Date: September 22, 2009:
Charlotte Emerson seems to have the perfect existence. She is enviably beautiful and lives alone in a mansion full of reasures and beautiful clothes, perched atop the cliffs of the Pacific Palisades. But Charlotte has been lonely and dead for almost a century. Now she might get a second chance at life.

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Pub. Date: October 6, 2009:
Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She’s a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn’s paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.

The Monstrumologist by Rick and Richard Yancey
Pub. Date: September 22, 2009:

These are the secrets I have kept. This is the trust I never betrayed.

But he is dead now and has been for more than forty years, the one who gave me his trust, the one for whom I kept these secrets.

The one who saved me...and the one who cursed me.

So begins the journal of Will Henry, orphaned assistant to Dr. Pellinore War throp, a man with a most unusual specialty: monstrumology, the study of monsters. In his time with the doctor, Will has met many a mysterious late-night visitor, and seen things he never imagined were real. But when a grave robber comes calling in the middle of the night with a grueso me find, he brings with him their most deadly case yet.

This is all the books I'm going to post since I'm so lazy. Hope you find something you would like to read.


Kelsey said...

Nice finds(: Pretty Dead looks sooo good- can't wait to read it. I posted my finds, too.

Eleni said...

Come pick up your award!