24 October 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday is an event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight a soon-to-be-released book that you are very much anticipating. "Waiting On" Wednesday will also give bloggers an opportunity to share ideas for our TBR lists.


Title: The Almost Truth
Author: Eileen Cook
Publisher: Simon Pulse, 256 Pages (December 4th, 2012)
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Synopsis: From the author of Unraveling Isobel and The Education of Hailey Kendrick, a smart, romantic novel about a teenage con artist who might be in over her head. Sadie can’t wait to get away from her backwards small town, her delusional mom, her jailbird dad, and the tiny trailer where she was raised…even though leaving those things behind also means leaving Brendan. Sadie wants a better life, and she has been working steadily toward it, one con at a time.

But when Sadie’s mother wipes out Sadie’s savings, her escape plan is suddenly gone. She needs to come up with a lot of cash—and fast—or she’ll be stuck in this town forever.

With Brendan’s help, she devises a plan—the ultimate con—to get the money. But the more lies Sadie spins, the more she starts falling for her own hoax…and perhaps for the wrong boy. Sadie wanted to change her life, but she wasn't prepared to have it flipped upside down by her own deception. With her future at stake and her heart on the line, suddenly it seems like she has a lot more than just money to lose....

Only one book this week... and it looks SO GOOD! Plus, I love that cover. It's so simple, but says so much. Don't you love a cover like that? What do you guys think of this weeks pick?

*covers are always subject to change.

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2 comments:

  1. Oh, now this looks like a very interesting read. Great choice.

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  2. I'm definitely on the lookout for some good contemporaries to finish out the year and this one is on my list to watch for! I also really like the cover (and I kind of covet her dress.)

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