04 June 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: The Half Life of Molly Pierce
Author: Katrina Leno
Publisher: HarperTeen, 256 Pages (Ju;y 8th, 2014)
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Pre-order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

Synopsis: You take it for granted. Waking up. Going to school, talking to your friends. Watching a show on television or reading a book or going out to lunch.

You take for granted going to sleep at night, getting up the next day, and remembering everything that happened to you before you closed your eyes.

You live and you remember.

Me, I live and I forget.

But now—now I am remembering.

For all of her seventeen years, Molly feels like she’s missed bits and pieces of her life. Now, she’s figuring out why. Now, she’s remembering her own secrets. And in doing so, Molly uncovers the separate life she seems to have led…and the love that she can’t let go.

The Half Life of Molly Pierce is a suspenseful, evocative psychological mystery about uncovering the secrets of our pasts, facing the unknowns of our futures, and accepting our whole selves.

Title: Landline
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 320 Pages (July 8th, 2014)
Add to: Goodreads
Pre-order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

NOTE: This is a Adult novel. Due to mature content this title is recommended for ages 17+

Synopsis: Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost seems besides the point now.

Maybe that was always besides the point.

Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can’t go. She’s a TV writer, and something’s come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her — Neal is always a little upset with Georgie — but she doesn’t expect to him to pack up the kids and go home without her.

When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she’s finally done it. If she’s ruined everything.

That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It’s not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she’s been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts . . .

Is that what she’s supposed to do?

Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?

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4 comments:

  1. Oh I will need to look these two up! The Half Life of Molly Pierce really sounds like my kind of read.

    Feel Free to pop over and check out my pick this week: Waiting on Wednesday #25
    Shubba @ Totally Bookalicious

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  2. Nice picks! New to me but hear lots of good things about Rowell! Hope you enjoy these once you read them!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. I can't wait for both of these! Great picks :) I hope you enjoy them!

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  4. Also waiting on Landline! I have an ARC of Molly which I plan to read next week :)
    Great picks!

    Mily

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