Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (13)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.  I highly encourage you to get to know your fellow bloggers and see what's new and upcoming in the book world!

Here's what I'm waiting on:


by Kirsten Hubbard
Realeases on 03.08.2011

Synopsis

It's hard finding beauty in the badlands of Washokey, Wyoming, but 14-year-old Grace Carpenter knows it's not her mother's pageant obsessions, or the cowboy dances adored by her small-town classmates. True beauty is wild-girl Mandarin Ramey: 17, shameless and utterly carefree. Grace would give anything to be like Mandarin. When they're united for a project, they form an unlikely, explosive friendship, packed with nights spent skinny-dipping in the canal, liberating the town's animal-head trophies, and searching for someplace magic. Grace plays along when Mandarin suggests they run away together. Blame it on the crazy-making wildwinds plaguing their Badlands town. Because all too soon, Grace discovers Mandarin's unique beauty hides a girl who's troubled, broken, and even dangerous. And no matter how hard Grace fights to keep the magic, no friendship can withstand betrayal. (from GoodReads)

So, what are you waiting on?

6 comments:

  1. This is on my wishlist too. I love a good contemp fiction :)

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  2. I'm really looking forward to this one too, I heard it's really good. =)

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  3. Fantastic pick Linds! I love how the cover look so pretty and simple but the blurb sounds so rich and complicated and I'm dying to know what kind of betrayal is being referred to!

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  4. l like books about friendships! Great pick Linds =)

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  5. This book really does sound like your kind of book. :) Have you entered the giveaway on Goodreads for it?

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  6. this book is in my wishlist for a while now. i'm excited for it too. great pick! :)

    Here's ours: http://booksandmakeup.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-we-covet-forgotten-by-cat-patrick.html (Please stop by if you can.)

    -michelle

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