Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #102


 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spines. This is a cool way to spotlight a upcoming release that you're anxious about, as well as checking out what other book lovers are anticipating. Here's what I'm waiting for:

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On The Edge
by Allison Van Diepen
Release date: November 25th 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pre-order: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads

From Allison van Diepen, author of Snitch and Street Pharm, comes a sexy, dangerous novel about a teen who witnesses a murder and gets caught up in the seedy world of Miami’s gangs.

Maddie Diaz never should have taken that shortcut through the park. If she hadn't, she wouldn't have seen two members of the Reyes gang attacking a homeless man. Now, as the only witness, she knows there’s a target on her back. 

But when the Reyes jump her on the street, Maddie is protected by a second gang and their secretive leader, Lobo, who is determined to take down the Reyes himself. Lobo is mysterious and passionate, and Maddie begins to fall for him. But when they live this close to the edge, can their love survive?

On the Edge is a compelling story about fighting for what’s right and figuring out where you belong. The novel showcases a gritty, realistic voice and earth–shattering romance that will intrigue readers of Simone Elkeles and Paul Griffin and captivate fans of Allison van Diepen's other novels.


20601687Even in Paradise
by Chelsey Philpot
Release date: October 14th 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pre-order: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads

When Julia Buchanan enrolls at St. Anne’s at the beginning of junior year, Charlotte Ryder already knows all about the former senator’s daughter. Most people do... or think they do.

Charlotte certainly never expects she’ll be Julia’s friend. But almost immediately, she is drawn into the larger than-life-new girl’s world—a world of midnight rendezvous, dazzling parties, palatial vacation homes, and fizzy champagne cocktails. And then Charlotte meets, and begins falling for, Julia’s handsome older brother, Sebastian.

But behind her self-assured smiles and toasts to the future, Charlotte soon realizes that Julia is still suffering from a tragedy. A tragedy that the Buchanan family has kept hidden … until now.




Why I'm Waiting


Both seem pretty interesting, but I'm more curious about On the Edge because it has that gritty, urban appeal. Even in Paradise looks like the type of story that will create a summer atmosphere in the coming colder season so that's mainly why I'm drawn to it. And I'd like to find out what that tragedy is. Can't wait to get my hands on both books.

What are you waiting for?

13 comments:

  1. Nice picks! Not my kind of read but still hope you thoroughly enjoy them both!

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  2. YES YES YES -- I CANNOT wait for both of these, too!!

    Thanks for stopping by My WoW!

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  3. Love Allison Van Diepen! This sounds amazing and I'm adding to my wish list!
    I haven't heard of Even in Paradise but it sounds equally amazing, thus, it is also going on the list!
    Thanks for sharing!
    New follower!

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  4. Both sounds good and hope you get a chance to read it soon.

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  5. Two fantastic picks!! I'll be reading Even in Paradise soon. I just adore that cover!! :)

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  6. Oh yes. I can't wait to read On The Edge! Even in Paradise sounds really good too. I hope you enjoy both of your picks this week. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  7. that's a fun cover for 'even in paradise', sounds like the book will be intense.

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  8. Good choices. I hadn't heard of these before, but they look like fun reads.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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  9. These books both sounds great! nice WoW's.

    Have a great week & happy reading, Sharon – Obsession with Books

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  10. Great choices. I always struggle to just pick one. Thanks so much for sharing I think I need to add both of these to my TBR list. Thanks so much for sharing this week. I love finding new books to read. have a great week. My Wow

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