Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Illuminated

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Illuminated by Erica Orloff
Pub. Date: December 8, 2011

Goodreads says, "Some loves are not made to last . . . Like Romeo and Juliet, Heloise and Abelard were doomed from the start, and their romance was destined to pass into history. Yet when sixteen-year-old Callie Martin discovers a diary hidden within an antique book, their story—and hers—takes on another life. For the diary leads Callie to the brilliant and handsome August, who is just as mysterious as the secret the diary hides. Their attraction is undeniable. As the two hunt down the truth behind the diary—and that of Heloise and Abelard’s ancient romance—their romance becomes all-consuming. But Callie knows it can’t last . . . love never does. Will their love that burns as bright as a shooting star flame out, or will these star-crossed lovers be able to defy history."

*One of the write-ups I read for this book said that fans of Romeo and Juliet as well as The Time Traveler's Wife will enjoy this book and with that combination, I'm sure I'll love it.  Plus, how could I walk past this book in a book store with a cover like that? It's gorgeous! Too bad we have to wait till December. Boo!


  1. Great pick! I've seen this one pop up on a few blogs now.


  2. Gorgeous cover and December is too far away! :) great choice!

  3. Great pick! This does sound fantastic.

  4. Aww!! That book sounds cute!!

    Paranormal Wastelands' WoW:

  5. December?? Ah, that's torture! :(

    Great pick though :D

  6. The cover is so pretty! I can't wait for this one either!

  7. That sounds fantastic! But not until December, eh? Gads the torture is exquisite! I am one of the most impatient people in the world, LOL! December is ions away!

    Great choice! I'll be impatiently waiting for December :o]

    Kristti's WOW

  8. I love the cover!! Your right December is too far away!!


  9. I love a good love story must get this one.

  10. That looks like a book that's right up my alley. I'll have to look into it in more detail.

  11. Oooo, long painful wait for this one! Looks amazing though!

  12. i must remember to add this to my list!! it looks awesome!!


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