Saturday 18 June 2011

On My Wishlist (5)

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where you can list all the books you desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.

My Invisible Boyfriend by Susie Day
Published by Scholastic Press in 2010

I have read a few posts by Susie Day over at Girl Hearts Books and on other blogs and she sounds like she is really funny. So I hope to read one of her books soon as I have heard such good things about them.

Goodreads Summary

Heidi has the perfect solution to her popularity problems - a fake boyfriend. She's even made him an Internet profile that makes him look like a motorcycle-riding, poetry reading bad boy. *swoon* Heidi's friends are so impressed they start emailing Heidi's fake boyfriend with their problems . . . including their problems with Heidi.

As if that weren't bad enough, a delicious and possibly single person called "A Real Boy" emails Heidi to say he knows the truth. Can Heidi escape from her world wide web of lies? Or will her chance at romance disappear faster than you can type gtg?

The Taker by Alma Katsu

Published by Century published in April 2011
This one has been on my radar for far too long. 

Book cover summary.

Have you ever loved someone so much that you'd do anything for them?

When Dr Luke Findley turns up to his hospital shift in the small town of St Andrews, Maine, he's expecting just another evening of minor injuries and domestic disputes. But instead, Lanore McIlvrae walks into his life - and changes it forever. For Lanny is a woman with a past...

Lanny McIlvrae is unlike anyone Luke has ever met. Hers is a story of love and betrayal that defies time and transcends mortality - and cannot end until Lanny's demons are finally put to rest. Her two hundred years on this earth have seen her seduced by both decadence and brutality - but through it all she has stayed true to the one true love of her life. Until now.

An unforgettable novel about the power of unrequited love to elevate and sustain, but also to blind and ultimately destroy, The Taker is an immortal love story on an epic scale...


  1. I want both of these books too now! lol. Especially My Invisible Boyfriend, sounds ace! :)

  2. These books are both on my wishlist! Great picks! :)

  3. I love the cover of The Taker it's gorgeous and sounds great. x

  4. My INvisible Boyfriend is called Girls Meets Cake in the UK in case you didnt know lol.

    I am truly loving the cover of The Taker - wish I could remeber where I saw a review of it last week - it made me drool :D

    I <3 you new blog name CONGRATULATIONS *throws sparkly confetti*

  5. But why would her friends email him about problems...ok, not important. The important thing is that is sounds fun :D

  6. Welcome to your new home, I take it you also became tired with all the problems blogger were having.

    It's so confusing when books have different UK/American titles. At Christmas I ended up with the same book twice because of this.

  7. My Invisible Boyfriend sounds cute I'll be adding it to my wishlist too :)

  8. I've heard The Taker is fantastic! I hope all your wishes come true!

  9. These look and sound like great books, Vivienne! :)

  10. They both sound good but especially The Taker. Not heard of that one and it sounds right up my street.

    Am reading Ravenwood at the moment and enjoying it a lot! Will review as soon as finished :)

  11. p.s aren't you on Blogger now? You still showed up on my sidebar with your new posts you clever thing you!

  12. The Taker sounds great and what a cover! I love it.

  13. I picked up a copy of The Taker recently and am definitely looking forward to reading it! It's not my usual reading fare, but I'm intrigued -- and feel like it's getting so much buzz.


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