Thursday 5 January 2012

The Time Will Come #44

The Time Will Come is a weekly meme hosted by Jodie at Books For Company, where we can spotlight those books that we've had sitting on our shelves for too long. Books that we really want to read but never seem to get around to.

I absolutely loved The Ghost and the Goth, so when I heard that there was going to be a sequel I was so thrilled. I pre-ordered it, counted down the days till it came, and ripped the package apart in glee when it did. But since then it has unfortunately sat on my shelf waiting for it's turn. Since June! I really want to read this. I have entered a 2012 reading challenge called TBR challenge, so that I can hopefully get motivated to get some of these older books read this year. I have so many books on my shelf waiting to get read now!

Queen of the Dead by Stacey Kade (sequel to The Ghost and the Goth)

Synopsis from Goodreads:
After being sent back from the light, Alona Dare - former homecoming queen, current Queen of the Dead - finds herself doing something she never expected: working. Instead of spending days perfecting her tan by the pool (her typical summer routine when she was, you know, alive), Alona must now cater to the needs of other lost spirits. By her side for all of this - ugh - “helping of others” is Will Killian: social outcast, seer of the dead, and someone Alona cares about more than she’d like.

Before Alona can make a final ruling on Will’s “friend” or “more” status, though, she discovers trouble at home. Her mom is tossing out Alona’s most valuable possessions, and her dad is expecting a new daughter with his wicked wife. Is it possible her family is already moving on? Hello! She’s only been dead for two months! Thankfully, Alona knows just the guy who can put a stop to this mess.

Unfortunately for Alona, Will has other stuff on his mind, and Mina, a young (and beautiful) seer, is at the top of the list. She’s the first ghost-talker Will’s ever met—aside from his father—and she may hold answers to Will’s troubled past. But can she be trusted? Alona immediately puts a check mark in the “clearly not” column. But Will is - ahem - willing to find out, even if it means leaving a hurt and angry Alona to her own devices, which is never a good idea.

Packed with romance, lovable characters, and a killer cliffhanger, Queen of the Dead is the out-of-this-world sequel to The Ghost and the Goth.


  1. What a great meme idea. I haven't heard of this series (I'll have to remember to check it out) but I have way too many books that I'm ashamed to say I've put off reading when I really wanted to read them before they came out. I'm glad to know I'm not the only one!

  2. I haven't actually read either of these but I have them both and I've heard good things. I just need to have more time! Hope you get to this one soon since you liked the first one.

    Here's my book.

  3. I have the first one as an ebook, but haven't read it yet.
    Here's mine:

  4. It seems like forever since everybody started getting this one (and I am yet to see any reviews on the blogs I follow) :P

  5. Read it soon! It is so good!!

  6. I really enjoyed this one, I agree-get around to it soon ;)


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