• Splintered - AG HowardSplintered
  • A Matter of Fate - Heather Lyons
  •  inescapable - amy a bartol
  •  graceling - kristin cashore
  •  someone to love - addison moore
  •  breaking beautiful - jennifer shaw wolf
  •  the perfect game - j sterling
  •  the edge of never - ja redmerski
  •  independence - shelly crane

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Wishlist Wednesday #20

Wishlist Wednesday is hosted by Pen to Paper

Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres

Into a world of wild secrets and deadly pleasures comes a girl whose innocence may be her greatest strength.

In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute . . .

Retra doesn’t want to go to Ixion, the island of ever-night, ever-youth and never-sleep. Retra is a Seal – sealed minds, sealed community. She doesn’t crave parties and pleasure, experience and freedom.

But her brother Joel left for Ixion two years ago, and Retra is determined to find him. Braving the intense pain of her obedience strip to escape the only home she’s ever known, Retra stows away on the barge that will take her to her brother.

When she can’t find Joel, Retra finds herself drawn deeper into the intoxicating world of Ixion. Come to me, whispers a voice in her head. Who are the Ripers, the mysterious guardians of Ixion? What are the Night Creatures Retra can see in the shadows? And what happens to those who grow too old for Ixion?

Retra will find that Ixion has its pleasures, but its secrets are deadly. Will friendship, and the creation of an eternal bond with a Riper, be enough to save her from the darkness?

Listen well, baby bats. Burn bright, but do not stray from the paths. Remember, when you live in a place of darkness you also live with creatures of the dark.

Why it's on my wishlist...
This is one of those only available in Australia unless you pay $18 on Fishpond to order it kind of books. I think the idea of this book is awesome and the cover is eye-catching. At some point I will break down and buy Burn Bright.

What's on your wishlist?


beccabooklover said...

This book sounds really interesting! I hope you get to buy it soon I hate having to wait to buy a book I really want!

Here's my WW post :)

Michelle Chew said...

Oh you're right! Book Depository doesn't even have the book. D: And the cover is super eye-catching!

Captain Biscuits said...

Wow I love the look of this book, I better add it to my wishlist.
Hope you get it soon.

Here is my WW post
Lauren from Northern Plunder

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