Wishlist Wednesday #12

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Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Pen to Paperwhere we tell you about a book that is currently on our wishlist that we are excited for!


This week on Phil's Wishlist:
The Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders #1) by Peter Lerangis

One Boy


Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he’s going to die.

One Mission

Jack needs to find seven magic loculi that, when combined, have the power to cure him.

One Problem

The loculi are the relics of a lost civilization and haven’t been seen in thousands of years.

Seven Wonders

Because they’re hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

While this synopsis is extremely vague and doesn't really tell us that much information about the book, except that it is about a boy who needs to find one of the lost Seven Wonders, I still REALLY want this book. Ever since I was little the Seven Wonders of the Ancient, and Modern, world have really intrigued me. I love the idea of seven monuments, places, and buildings, that are so awe inspiring that they get the title of wondrous. So, for me to hear that there is a new series out about the seven ancient wonders, I knew I needed to have it!!! Just from the idea, the description, and having read Peter Lerangis' work before, I have a strong feeling that this series is going to be a big deal, maybe even Percy Jackson big, well at least I hope! I will need to get this book ASAP, because I know Peter Lerangis is going to be at BEA to promote this series, and I am definitely going to want to meet him!

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7 comments

  1. This one sounds really good! Finding 7 things in order for you to survive? That sounds intense! I would love to get this as well!

    Janina
    My WW!

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  2. I'd LOVE to get this book myself, it looks really good and I cannot wait to read it myself.

    Hope you get it soon!
    My WW

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  3. I think the vague blurb just makes it all the more interesting! Hope you can get your hands on it soon :)
    Here's mine: http://danielleheartsbooks.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/wishlist-wednesday-6.html

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  4. Not heard of this book before. It sounds really good.
    Hopefully you'll get it soon! :)

    Dani x
    Pen to Paper

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  5. This sounds really interesting. I haven't heard of it before but, it has peaked my interest!
    Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog
    My WW: http://sparetimebookblog.blogspot.com/2013/05/wishlist-wednesday.html

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  6. Oooh- I like books that have a lot of mythology and stuff in them. Hope you get to read it soon!

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  7. Sounds like a really interesting topic to read a book about! The synopsis didn't really knock me over, to be quite honest, but if I ever feel like trying something new, I might turn to this :) Thanks for sharing!

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