Books I look forward to the most (next year can't come soon enough!):
The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
I cannot tell you how much I love Michelle Hodkin and her Mara Dyer trilogy. Noah Shaw is the best male character in a YA book, other than Wes from Sarah Dessen's the Truth About Forever. It's got comedy, crime, horror, thrill and romance at the same time. June 2014. And that cliffhanger..... I can't wait for the final book.
Panic by Lauren Oliver
Best thing besides Michelle Hodkin is my favorite author Lauren Oliver. She writes fiction like poetry. Her characters are always strong, her plots taut, her stories wonderfully told like a bedtime story you don't ever want to end. March 2014. First book in a new series.
Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
A bit too X-Men for my taste, with romance that makes me cringe sometimes. But that was the first book. The second one picked up and left others to bit the dust. So I'm awaiting the third book like a charm. February 2014.
The One by Kiera Cass
Readers have had problems with the way the story is narrated, and the cliches overblown here and there. But it's strangely addicting. The third book here has got the best cover out of the two previous books. Or maybe it's just that I have this thing about the color white... May 2014.
The Unbound by Victoria Scwhab
I haven't read the first one but have it on my wishlist for so long. It sounds like it'd be such a joy ride. January 2014.
Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
Ah. I have the first one but haven't read it yet, and I will soon! April 2014.
Champion by Marie Lu