Saturday, 26 May 2012

On My Wishlist #88

This is a meme from Cosy Books. There are so many books out there that I want to read that this is the only way I can keep track! This week I have a selection of Young Adult books I'd like to get my hands on!

Slated - Teri Terry
Publisher: Orchard Books
Kyla’s memory has been erased,
her personality wiped blank,
her memories lost for ever.
She’s been Slated.
The government claims she was a terrorist, and that they are giving her a second chance - as long as she plays by their rules. But echoes of the past whisper in Kyla’s mind. Someone is lying to her, and nothing is as it seems. Who can she trust in her search for the truth?

The idea that your mind could be wiped really haunts me - afterall what are you but teh sum of your memories? Or is your personality related to your body..? I'd love to read to this to see what Teri Terry has done with this idea!

1.4 - Mike Lancaster
Publisher: Egmont
In the far future, people no longer know what to believe...Did Kyle Straker ever exist? Or were his prophecies of human upgrades nothing more than a hoax?
Peter Vincent is nearly 16, and has never thought about the things that Strakerites believe. His father — David Vincent, creator of the artificial bees that saved the world's crops — made sure of that. When the Strakerites pronounce that another upgrade is imminent, Peter starts to uncover a conspiracy amongst the leaders of the establishment, a conspiracy that puts him into direct conflict with his father. But it's not a good idea to pick a fight with someone who controls all the artificial bees in the world.

I loved 0.4 when I read it last year so I'm very excited about this sequel - although it sounds like it is a very different story.

Changeling - Phillippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Italy, 1453. Seventeen-year-old Luca Vero is brilliant, gorgeous—and accused of heresy. Cast out of his religious order for using the new science to question old superstitious beliefs, Luca is recruited into a secret sect: The Order of the Dragon, commissioned by Pope Nicholas V to investigate evil and danger in its many forms, and strange occurrences across Europe, in this year—the end of days.
Isolde is a seventeen-year-old girl shut up in a nunnery so she can’t inherit any of her father’s estate. As the nuns walk in their sleep and see strange visions, Isolde is accused of witchcraft—and Luca is sent to investigate her, but finds himself plotting her escape.
Despite their vows, despite themselves, love grows between Luca and Isolde as they travel across Europe with their faithful companions, Freize and Ishraq. The four young people encounter werewolves, alchemists, witches, and death-dancers as they head toward a real-life historical figure who holds the boundaries of Christendom and the secrets of the Order of the Dragon.

I do enjoy Philippa Gregory's adult historical novels so I'm really curious about her first Young Adult novel. I love the cover and any story that has werewolves, alchemists, witches and Italy is one I would love to read!    


So what would you like to read this week? :-)


  1. Yep. I want all of these too! (I didn't know the Philippa Gregory book had werewolves in it? Strangely I want it even more now!)
    Great picks this week!

  2. Great picks! I'm practically craving Slated at the moment. Unfortunately, I've got a date with my history textbook!

  3. I've read Slated, it was brilliant! I would highly recommend it :D

  4. I won a copy of slated! Thanks chocolate chunky munkie! I have to read it soon now!

  5. I do want that last one!! :D

  6. I have Slated on my wishlist too this week! I've heard such great things about it :P I'm probably going to end up getting it... yeah... I think so... Great choices!

    - Kim
    Mu Wishlist

  7. I've heard great things about Slated and 1.4 looks really great too.

    Here is my wishlist

  8. slateds high up on my wishlist too! hope you get these soon!