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Top Ten Thursday: Wir sehen unsere Wunschliste wachsen…

Das heutige Thema war nicht leicht für mich. Klar hätte ich genug Bücher gefunden, definitiv mehr über zehn. Allerdings war eher das Problem, herauszufinden, welche Bücher genau. Denn heute haben wir uns eine Frage gestellt:

Welche 10 Bücher sind in den letzten Wochen auf deiner Wunschliste gelandet?

Anhand meiner Neuzugänge-Mengen kann sich vielleicht der ein oder die andere denken, dass auch meine Wunschliste gerne exponentiell steigt. Es sind somit in den letzten Wochen nicht nur 10, sondern gefühlte 100 auf meiner Wunschliste dazugekommen. Meine Entscheidung, welche Bücher ich euch vorstellen möchte, habe ich so einfach wie möglich getroffen: Nach Datum sortieren lassen.

Lustigerweise sind vor allem englische Titel dazugekommen, davon tatsächlich der Großteil wiederum Autoren, die ich lieben gelernt habe und auf deren Übersetzungen ich vergeblich warte…jetzt einfach zu ungeduldig werde. Auch ein paar englische Neuerscheinungen, deren Inhalt einfach mega geil klingt, in denen Märchen eine Rolle spielen.

Wahrscheinlich könnte ich die Titel noch zig mal variieren, da gefühlt stündlich neue Bücher auf die Wunschliste wandern, aber die hier bleiben jetzt einfach und dürfen von euch begutachtet werden 🙂

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Fable Adrienne Young

„Fable“ von Adrienne Young (#1 Fable)

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As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little food. To survive she must keep to herself, learn to trust no one and rely on the unique skills her mother taught her. The only thing that keeps her going is the goal of getting off the island, finding her father and demanding her rightful place beside him and his crew. To do so Fable enlists the help of a young trader named West to get her off the island and across the Narrows to her father.

But her father’s rivalries and the dangers of his trading enterprise have only multiplied since she last saw him and Fable soon finds that West isn’t who he seems. Together, they will have to survive more than the treacherous storms that haunt the Narrows if they’re going to stay alive.

(Quelle: Macmillan US)

Black Hearts von Jenna Wood 9783551302052

„Black Hearts“ von Jenna Wood (#1 Black-Reihe)

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Vor vielen tausend Jahren kamen Wesen der Anderswelt auf die Erde, um sich mit gewöhnlichen Menschen zu paaren. So entstanden Halbdämonen mit besonderen Fähigkeiten. Bis heute werden von Zeit zu Zeit Kinder geboren, die dieses magische Erbe in sich tragen… Ezra war schon immer anders als die übrigen Mädchen an ihrer Schule. Denn auch in ihr schlummert dieses uralte Erbe: Sie ist eine Todesfee, eines der seltensten Geschöpfe in dieser Welt. Als solche schwebt sie in größter Gefahr. Auf der Forest High, einem Internat für magische Wesen, soll sie lernen, ihre Fähigkeiten zu kontrollieren. Ihr zur Seite gestellt wird der ruhige und verschlossene Bodyguard Zero Fox – eine völlig unnötige Schutzmaßnahme, findet Ezra und versucht ihm bei jeder Gelegenheit zu entkommen. Aber auch die Forest High ist nicht sicher…

(Quelle: Carlsen Verlag)

songs from the deep 9781534438095 lg

„Songs from the Deep“ von Kelly Powell

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The sea holds many secrets.

Moira Alexander has always been fascinated by the deadly sirens who lurk along the shores of her island town. Even though their haunting songs can lure anyone to a swift and watery grave, she gets as close to them as she can, playing her violin on the edge of the enchanted sea. When a young boy is found dead on the beach, the islanders assume that he’s one of the sirens’ victims. Moira isn’t so sure.

Certain that someone has framed the boy’s death as a siren attack, Moira convinces her childhood friend, the lighthouse keeper Jude Osric, to help her find the real killer, rekindling their friendship in the process. With townspeople itching to hunt the sirens down, and their own secrets threatening to unravel their fragile new alliance, Moira and Jude must race against time to stop the killer before it’s too late—for humans and sirens alike.

(Quelle: Simon & Schuster)

Midnight in Everwood MA Kuzniar

„Midnight in Everwood“ von M.A. Kuzniar

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Nottingham, 1906

Marietta Stelle longs to be a ballerina but, as Christmas draws nearer, her dancing days are numbered – she must marry and take up her place in society in the New Year. But, when a mysterious toymaker, Dr Drosselmeier, purchases a neighbouring townhouse, it heralds the arrival of magic and wonder in Marietta’s life.

After Drosselmeier constructs an elaborate theatrical set for her final ballet performance on Christmas Eve, Marietta discovers it carries a magic all of its own – a magic darker than anyone could imagine. As the clock chimes midnight, Marietta finds herself transported from her family’s ballroom to a frozen sugar palace, silent with secrets, in a forest of snow-topped fir trees. She must find a way to return home before she’s trapped in Everwood’s enchanting grip forever.

In the darkness of night, magic awaits and you will never forget what you find here…

(Quelle: Harper Collins Canada)

Once Upon A Broken Heart von Stephanie Garber

„Once Upon A Broken Heart“ von Stephanie Garber (#1 Once Upon A Broken Heart)

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For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in happily ever after. Until she learns that the love of her life is about to marry another, and her dreams are shattered.

Desperate to stop the wedding, and heal her wounded heart, Evangeline strikes a deal with the charismatic, but wicked, Prince of Hearts. In exchange for his help, he asks for three kisses, to be given at the time and place of his choosing.

But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that bargaining with an immortal is a dangerous game – and that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she pledged. He has plans for Evangeline, plans that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy . . .

(Quelle: Hachette UK)

These Hollow Vows von Lexi Ryan

„These Hollow Vows – A heart is a dangerous thing to steal“ von Lexi Ryan (#1 These Hollow Vows)

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Brie hates the Fae and refuses to have anything to do with them, even if that means starving on the street. But when her sister is sold to the sadistic king of the Unseelie court to pay a debt, she’ll do whatever it takes to get her back—including making a deal with the king himself to steal three magical relics from the Seelie court.

Gaining unfettered access to the Seelie court is easier said than done. Brie’s only choice is to pose as a potential bride for Prince Ronan, and she soon finds herself falling for him. Unwilling to let her heart distract her, she accepts help from a band of Unseelie misfits with their own secret agenda. As Brie spends time with their mysterious leader, Finn, she struggles to resist his seductive charm.

Caught between two dangerous courts, Brie must decide who to trust with her loyalty. And with her heart.

(Quelle: Author Lexi Ryan)

The Shadows Between Us von Tricia Levenseller 9781250189967

„The Shadow Between Us“ von Tricia Levenseller

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“They’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.”

Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power:
1) Woo the Shadow King.
2) Marry him.
3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself.

No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to do his bidding. Others say they speak to him, whispering the thoughts of his enemies. Regardless, Alessandra knows what she deserves, and she’s going to do everything within her power to get it.

But Alessandra’s not the only one trying to kill the king. As attempts on his life are made, she finds herself trying to keep him alive long enough for him to make her his queen—all while struggling not to lose her heart. After all, who better for a Shadow King than a cunning, villainous queen?

(Quelle: Macmillan US)

The Midnight Lie von Marie Rutkoski 9780374306380

„The Midnight Lie“ von Marie Rutkoski (#1 Forgotten Gods)

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Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. Life in the Ward is grim and punishing. People of her low status are forbidden from sampling sweets or wearing colors. You either follow the rules, or pay a tithe and suffer the consequences.

Nirrim keeps her head down, and a dangerous secret close to her chest.

But then she encounters Sid, a rakish traveler from far away, who whispers rumors that the High Kith possess magic. Sid tempts Nirrim to seek that magic for herself. But to do that, Nirrim must surrender her old life. She must place her trust in this sly stranger who asks, above all, not to be trusted.

(Quelle: Macmillan US)

Welch grausame Gnade von Chloe Gong

„Welch grausame Gnade“ von Chloe Gong (#1 These Violent Delights)

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1926 – Shanghai pulsiert im Rhythmus der Ausschweifungen.

Eine Blutfehde zwischen zwei Banden färbt die Straßen rot und lässt die Stadt hilflos im Chaos versinken. Im Zentrum des Geschehens steht die achtzehnjährige Juliette Cai, eine emanzipierte junge Frau, die die stolze Nachfolgerin an der Spitze der kriminellen Scarlet Gang werden will. Ihre einzigen Rivalen an der Macht sind die White Flowers, die die Scarlets seit Generationen bekämpfen. Jeder Schritt der White Flowers wird von Roma Montagov geplant, Juliettes erster Liebe … und ihrem ersten Verrat.

Doch als Gerüchte über eine Krankheit umgehen, die in den Wahnsinn treibt, und sich die Todesfälle häufen, müssen Juliette und Roma ihre Waffen – und ihren Groll – beiseitelegen und zusammenarbeiten. Denn wenn sie dieses tödliche Chaos nicht aufhalten, wird es keine Stadt mehr geben, die sie regieren können.

(Quelle: Lago Verlag – mvg)

Little Thieves von Margaret Owen

„Little Thieves“ von Margaret Owen

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The little thief steals gold, but the great one steals kingdoms;
And only one goes to the gallows…

Vanja Schmidt knows no gift is freely given, not even a mother’s love. Abandoned to Death and Fortune as a child, she has scraped by as a lowly maidservant with her quick wits and the ability to see her god-mothers’ hands at work in the world. But when they demand her lifelong servitude in exchange, Vanja decides that gifts not given freely…can always be stolen.

When an opportunity rises to steal a string of enchanted pearls, Vanja seizes it, transforming herself into Gisele, the princess she’s served for years. As the glamorous princess, Vanja leads a double life, charming the nobility while ransacking their coffers as a jewel thief. Then, one heist away from funding an escape from her god-mothers, Vanja crosses the wrong god, and is cursed to turn into jewels herself. The only way to save herself is to make up for what she’s taken—starting with her first victim, Princess Gisele.

(Quelle: Macmillan US)

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