Waiting on Wednesday {14}

2.08.2012
"Waiting on Wednesday " is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Expected publication: June 14th 2012 by Dial Books For Young Readers 

"One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time."

The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen year old Samantha wishes she was one of them… until the day Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything.

Jase can sense that his beautiful neighbor is missing something in her sterile home, and as the two fall fiercely in love, his family makes her one of their own.

But when the bottom drops out of Sam's world, which perfect family will save her–and will her perfect love survive?

Set among the haves and have-nots of a coastal New England town, My LIFE NEXT DOOR captures the angst, the heartache, and the raw-nerve emotions of first time love—and biting loss.

This book sounds like it has the potential to be one of the best contemporaries I've ever read. I don't know why, but I just love the sound of it. (And the cover!) 


A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger
Expected publication: June 5th 2012 by Poppy

Whitley Johnson's dream summer with her divorce dad has turned into a nightmare. She's just met his new fiancee and her kids. The fiancee's son? Whitley's one-night stand from graduation night. Just freakin' great.

Worse, she totally doesn't fit in with her dad's perfect new country-club family. So Whitley acts out. She parties. Hard. So hard she doesn't even notice the good things right under her nose: a sweet little future stepsister who is just about the only person she's ever liked, a best friend (even though Whitley swears she doesn't "do" friends), and a smoking-hot guy who isn't her stepbrother...at least, not yet. It will take all three of them to help Whitley get through her anger and begin to put the pieces of her family together.

Filled with authenticity and raw emotion, Whitley is Kody Keplinger's most compelling character to date: a cynical Holden Caulfield-esque girl you will wholly care about.


I don't always like books that center so much on families, but I've read Kody Keplinger before and she hasn't failed to entertain me yet :)


Leave a link to your WoW and I'll stop by!


~Zoey~
10 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday {14}"
  1. Those both look really good. I really want to read A Midsummer's Nightmare.
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  2. Ahhhh, I want to read My Life Next Door but then I don't because the whole next door neighbor best friends things plays into a project I'm working on. D: BUT IT SOUNDS SO GOOD.

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  3. I am really excited about My life next door too! :) awesome pick Zoey! :) ;)

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  4. My Life Next Door looks QUITE FABULOUS. I love the cover and it just sounds completely and utterly adorable. DO WANT.

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  5. I hadn't heard of My Life Next Door before! It sounds amazing & I normally don't go for realistic YA!

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  6. My Life Next Door does look like its going to be a great Contemporary! Thanks for sharing I'm going to have to add this to my TBR!!!

    Here is my WoW post this week with a GIVEAWAY!!!

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  7. I agree with Leah, I don't usually do contemporary lit either. Normally, I'm all about the paranormal/sci-fi stuff. However, My Life Next Door sounds great. I may have to check it out!

    Here's my WoW!

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  8. Ooh nice picks! This is my first time hearing about A Midsummers Nightmare, but it sounds really good! It's going on my TBR now. :)

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  9. ohh this post made me really want to read A Midsummer's Nightmare, I haven't heard of it before this post. It sounds totally up to my speed and I like Kody Keplinger's writing. June seems too far away!

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  10. Awesome picks! I especially want to read My Life Next Door! It sounds wonderful!

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2.08.2012

Waiting on Wednesday {14}

"Waiting on Wednesday " is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Expected publication: June 14th 2012 by Dial Books For Young Readers 

"One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time."

The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen year old Samantha wishes she was one of them… until the day Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything.

Jase can sense that his beautiful neighbor is missing something in her sterile home, and as the two fall fiercely in love, his family makes her one of their own.

But when the bottom drops out of Sam's world, which perfect family will save her–and will her perfect love survive?

Set among the haves and have-nots of a coastal New England town, My LIFE NEXT DOOR captures the angst, the heartache, and the raw-nerve emotions of first time love—and biting loss.

This book sounds like it has the potential to be one of the best contemporaries I've ever read. I don't know why, but I just love the sound of it. (And the cover!) 


A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger
Expected publication: June 5th 2012 by Poppy

Whitley Johnson's dream summer with her divorce dad has turned into a nightmare. She's just met his new fiancee and her kids. The fiancee's son? Whitley's one-night stand from graduation night. Just freakin' great.

Worse, she totally doesn't fit in with her dad's perfect new country-club family. So Whitley acts out. She parties. Hard. So hard she doesn't even notice the good things right under her nose: a sweet little future stepsister who is just about the only person she's ever liked, a best friend (even though Whitley swears she doesn't "do" friends), and a smoking-hot guy who isn't her stepbrother...at least, not yet. It will take all three of them to help Whitley get through her anger and begin to put the pieces of her family together.

Filled with authenticity and raw emotion, Whitley is Kody Keplinger's most compelling character to date: a cynical Holden Caulfield-esque girl you will wholly care about.


I don't always like books that center so much on families, but I've read Kody Keplinger before and she hasn't failed to entertain me yet :)


Leave a link to your WoW and I'll stop by!


~Zoey~

10 comments:

  1. Those both look really good. I really want to read A Midsummer's Nightmare.
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  2. Ahhhh, I want to read My Life Next Door but then I don't because the whole next door neighbor best friends things plays into a project I'm working on. D: BUT IT SOUNDS SO GOOD.

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  3. I am really excited about My life next door too! :) awesome pick Zoey! :) ;)

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  4. My Life Next Door looks QUITE FABULOUS. I love the cover and it just sounds completely and utterly adorable. DO WANT.

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  5. I hadn't heard of My Life Next Door before! It sounds amazing & I normally don't go for realistic YA!

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  6. My Life Next Door does look like its going to be a great Contemporary! Thanks for sharing I'm going to have to add this to my TBR!!!

    Here is my WoW post this week with a GIVEAWAY!!!

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  7. I agree with Leah, I don't usually do contemporary lit either. Normally, I'm all about the paranormal/sci-fi stuff. However, My Life Next Door sounds great. I may have to check it out!

    Here's my WoW!

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  8. Ooh nice picks! This is my first time hearing about A Midsummers Nightmare, but it sounds really good! It's going on my TBR now. :)

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  9. ohh this post made me really want to read A Midsummer's Nightmare, I haven't heard of it before this post. It sounds totally up to my speed and I like Kody Keplinger's writing. June seems too far away!

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  10. Awesome picks! I especially want to read My Life Next Door! It sounds wonderful!

    My WoW

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