Sacred that they sort of slid into place together for a pretties post. So here they are. And I really am so looking forward to reading each one (full disclosure: I actually have an ARC of one of them already, so it really should be next on my list)!
Sacred by Elana K. Arnold
This may be the one I'm looking forward to the most. And it's definitely my favorite of the three covers, probably because it puts me in mind of a Secret Garden/Scorpio Races mash-up. Don't ask me how these connections are made. They just are. But bonus points--it takes place on Catalina Island--the island I gazed out at from my bedroom window throughout high school and where I went scuba diving and hiking with friends and family. So bring on the tale of the grieving girl who rides her horse on an island I love.
Due out November 13th.
Uses for Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt
Oh, but this cover. It is too much to resist, no? I mean, yes, the boy's hair is swooping down to a bit too much of a point for me, but the wrapped in lights thing is delightful. So there. Actually, the word is that this one is a bit devastating. Bad girl meets good boy with happy family and finds out she has something to lose . . . yep. Recipe for pain. But. It sounds like the writing may just be something to behold. And so I will find out for myself.
Due out January 15th.
Falling for You by Lisa Schroeder
I was so taken with Chasing Brooklyn that I haven't moved on to another Schroeder book yet. I don't want that little sphere of awesome ruined, I suppose. But I think I shall make an exception for this one. Main character Rae works in a flower shop and she uses flowers and poetry to deal with an unhappy home life. Also there are boys. And Lisa's lovely writing. Count me in.
Due out January 1st.