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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

My Hanukkah Wish List

Tonight is the last night of Hanukkah! In case you haven't given me anything yet, here's what's on my wishlist! (Annotations from WorldCat)

    

The Taming of the Tights by Louise Rennison. Tullulah Casey has returned for another term at her performing arts school, but after sharing a secret kiss with the local bad boy, Tallulah is now determined to find her perfect leading man. The third in a series, start with Withering Tights.

Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger. In her alternate England of 1851, fifteen-year-old Sophronia tries to uncover who is behind a plot to control a prototype that has the potential to alter human and supernatural travel, and to learn what role Mademoiselle Geraldine's academy for young spies plays in the affair. The sequel to Etiquette & Espionage.

Long Live the Queen by Kate Locke. Xandra Vardan thought life would be simpler when she accepted the goblin crown and became their queen, but life has only become more complicated. Everyone--vampires, werewolves and humans--wants the goblins on their side, because whoever has the goblins--wins. The third in a series, start with God Save the Queen.

    

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher. Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret - a dark and terrible secret that she can't confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder. Full of heartache yet humor, Zoe tells her story in the only way she can - in letters to the man in prison in America. Armed with a pen, Zoe takes a deep breath, eats a jam sandwich and begins her tale of love and betrayal.

Pirouette by Robyn Bavati. When Simone and Hannah, fifteen-year-old identical twins, meet for the first time at dance camp, they switch places in order to change the role that dance plays in their lives.

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein. When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.
v What are your wishing for this holiday season?

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