25 February 2015

"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: Saint Anything
Author: Sarah Dessen
Publisher: Viking Juvenile, 448 Pages (May 5th, 2015)
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Synopsis: Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyone else is so worried about Peyton, is she the only one concerned about the victim of the accident?

Enter the Chathams, a warm, chaotic family who run a pizza parlor, play bluegrass on weekends, and pitch in to care for their mother, who has multiple sclerosis. Here Sydney experiences unquestioning acceptance. And here she meets Mac, gentle, watchful, and protective, who makes Sydney feel seen, really seen, for the first time.

The uber-popular Sarah Dessen explores her signature themes of family, self-discovery, and change in her twelfth novel, sure to delight her legions of fans.

Title: Dating Down
Author: Stefanie Lyons
Publisher: Flux, 336 Pages (April 8th, 2015)
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Order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

Synopsis: When a good girl falls for a bad boy

She thought she loved him. She thought she could change him. She thought if she just believed in him enough, his cheating and his drugs and his lying would stop, and she'd be his and he'd be hers and they'd love each other forever.

But for Samantha Henderson, X-the boy she will not name-is trouble. He's older, edgier, bohemian . . . and when he starts paying attention to Sam, she can't resist him. Samantha's family and friends try to warn her, but still she stays with him, risking her future and everything that really matters.

As moody and vivid as it is captivating, Dating Down is told in scenes and bursts of poetry that create a story filled with hurt, healing, and hope.

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3 comments:

  1. Nice picks! These are new to me, but I used to read Sarah Dessen wayyyy back when! Hope you enjoy them both!

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  2. I have never read a Sarah Dessen Book before. I have dating down for review and am super excited for it.

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  3. Sarah Dessen's books are usually enjoyable, but pretty low key. I haven't heard of Dating Down before, but it sounds interesting. I hope you enjoy reading both of your picks.
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