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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday #9: Fated (The Soul Seekers #1) by Alyson Noel

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by  

This is were we get to 'spotlight' books that we are anxiously waiting to be released! The ones that we are dying to get our hands on and read into the wee hours of the night and make our shelves look all pretty :) 

Fated by Alyson Noel
The Soul Seekers #1 
Release Date: May 22nd, 2012 

The first book in a magnificent new series about a girl who can navigate between the worlds of the living and the dead by #1 New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël.

"Lately strange things have been happening to Daire Santos. Animals follow her, crows mock her, and glowing people appear out of nowhere. Worried that Daire is having a nervous breakdown, her mother packs her off to stay in the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico with a grandmother she’s never met.

There she crosses paths with Dace, a gorgeous guy with unearthly blue eyes who she’s encountered before...but only in her dreams. And she’ll get to know her grandmother—a woman who recognizes Daire’s bizarre episodes for what they are. A call to her true destiny as a Soul Seeker, one who can navigate between the worlds of the living and the dead. Her grandmother immediately begins teaching her to harness her powers—but it’s an art that must be mastered quickly. Because Dace’s brother is an evil shape-shifter who’s out to steal her powers. Now Daire must embrace her fate as a Soul Seeker and find out if Dace is one guy she’s meant to be with...or if he’s allied with the enemy she’s destined to destroy."

I'm a big Alyson Noel fan! 

The Immortals was a fabulous story to follow, yes, it did lull a bit in the middle (3rd book), but I like Ever and Damen's story... I still have to catch up on the Riley Bloom series, which I am enjoying even more.
What I really like about Noel's books is how she is able to overlap them and gives the characters to these three series 'guest appearances' here and there! Making them and their stories unforgettable!

I am truly looking forward to starting a new Alyson Noel series this year!!!

How about you?
What are you waiting on this week??? 


  1. I have this book in my TBR pile ... can't wait to get it as well ... great picks :)

  2. I loved the first two immortals books but then yeah the third book was slow. I finished the series but I hope this book is a lot better! Pretty cover!
    My WOW

  3. I am looking forward to reading this book as well.. A great pick!

    My WoW, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/waiting-on-wednesday-9th-may.html

  4. I also can't wait for Fated! It looks great :)
    Happy Wednesday :)

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  5. Huh...why did I think this one had been released already? Maybe because I've seen it everywhere lately. :)

    Here’s my WoW post. Happy Wednesday! :D

  6. Margie, you should sooooo read A Wrinkle in Time. Its a very good book that will stay with you. You'll never forget "Cheshirecatting" :).


  7. Although I didn't like her Immortals series, I''m so looking forward getting my hands on this one...

  8. Enjoy! your pick!

  9. I'm curious about this one as I'm not sure if I'll enjoy it or not - I loved some of Alyson's books and hated others. I think I'll have to wait until the reviews come in!

    =^.^= ComaCalm's Waiting For... =^.^=

  10. Great pick! I was lucky enough to have read it, and I have to say I found it to be better than the Immortal Series.

    My WOW

  11. Hi!
    That looks really good! Here is my wow link!

  12. oh my lanta, I can't WAIT to read this one and lucky for me I have a galley of it! just need to get to it now...

    I hope you enjoy it when you read it! ;D

    my WOW.

  13. Unfortunately I was really disappointed by her Evermore book and I'm still recovering from that, not sure if I want to read anything by Noel at this point even if all the books sound very intriguing to me. :(

    Aleksandra @ Divine Secrets of a Little Bookworm

  14. I love Alyson Noel! I just bought the Riley Bloom series, so I need to catch up on that before I start this, I think. Still, I'm also excited. Great pick! :)

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  15. I've never read any books by Alyson Noel but this one sounds really good!

    Thanks for pointing her out to me!

  16. Hello! I was Waiting On this a few weeks ago! Haven't read an Alyson Noel book yet, but I'm really looking forward to this one!

  17. Glowing people? Whoa. That would SO creep me out.

  18. I actually have this one but didn't read it because I stupidly thought it was the third or fourth book in that series. So glad I saw this on your post. Now I can definitely move it on up the TBR pile. Great pick this week!


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