05 March 2014

"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: Don't Look Back
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion, 372 Pages (April 15th 2014)
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Synopsis: Samantha is a stranger in her own life. Until the night she disappeared with her best friend, Cassie, everyone said Sam had it all-popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend.

Sam has resurfaced, but she has no recollection of who she was or what happened to her that night. As she tries to piece together her life from before, she realizes it's one she no longer wants any part of. The old Sam took "mean girl" to a whole new level, and it's clear she and Cassie were more like best enemies. Sam is pretty sure that losing her memories is like winning the lottery. She's getting a second chance at being a better daughter, sister, and friend, and she's falling hard for Carson Ortiz, a boy who has always looked out for her-even if the old Sam treated him like trash.

But Cassie is still missing, and the facts about what happened to her that night isn't just buried deep inside of Sam's memory-someone else knows, someone who wants to make sure Sam stays quiet. All Sam wants is the truth, and if she can unlock her clouded memories of that fateful night, she can finally move on. But what if not remembering is the only thing keeping Sam alive?

Title: What I Thought Was True
Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, 416 Pages (April 15th 2014 )
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Pre-order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

Synopsis: From the author of My Life Next Door comes a swoony summertime romance full of expectation and regret, humor and hard questions.

Gwen Castle's Biggest Mistake Ever, Cassidy Somers, is slumming it as a yard boy on her Nantucket-esque island this summer. He's a rich kid from across the bridge in Stony Bay, and she hails from a family of fishermen and housecleaners who keep the island's summer people happy. Gwen worries a life of cleaning houses will be her fate too, but just when it looks like she'll never escape her past—or the island—Gwen's dad gives her some shocking advice. Sparks fly and secret histories unspool as Gwen spends a gorgeous, restless summer struggling to resolve what she thought was true—about the place she lives, the people she loves, and even herself—with what really is.

A magnetic, push-me-pull-me romance with depth, this is for fans of Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, and Deb Caletti.

Two books this week. The first is a no brainer for me... it's a Jennifer L. Armentrout book and I'll read anything she writes. And the second just sounds like a great spring or summer read. Anytime a book mentions that it'll be prefect for fans of Sara Dessen I'm pretty much sold!

What are YOUR thoughts on these two titles?

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1 comment:

  1. Oh nice! Looking forward to Don't Look Back! Sounds like a good thriller! Just saw the second book at my last blog stop! Saw both on Netgalley too! Put a request in for JLA's book in December, still no response! The last time that happened with White Hot Kiss, they finally approved me, once I already had the real book in hands and was reading it!

    Hope you enjoy them both!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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