Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #98 - Promise of Amazing & Going Rogue

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Be sure to post a link to your Waiting on Wednesday below!

This week's pre-publication "We can't wait to read it!" selections are...

Author: Robin Constantine
Release Date: December 31, 2013
Published by: Balzer + Bray

Wren Caswell is average. Ranked in the middle of her class at Sacred Heart, she's not popular, but not a social misfit. Wren is the quiet, "good" girl who's always done what she's supposed to--only now in her junior year, this passive strategy is backfiring. She wants to change, but doesn't know how.
Grayson Barrett was the king of St. Gabe's. Star of the lacrosse team, top of his class, on a fast track to a brilliant future--until he was expelled for being a "term paper pimp." Now Gray is in a downward spiral and needs to change, but doesn't know how.
One fateful night their paths cross when Wren, working at her family's Arthurian-themed catering hall, performs the Heimlich on Gray as he chokes on a cocktail weenie, saving his life literally and figuratively. What follows is the complicated, awkward, hilarious, and tender tale of two teens shedding their pasts, figuring out who they are--and falling in love. (Summary from Goodreads)

This summary had me at the start with its description of the main female character and then demanded to be on my TBR list as I chuckled at the image of girl rescuing boy "choking on a cocktail weenie" at an Arthurian themed eatery no less:) I'm in; are you?


Author: Robin Benway
Release Date: January 14, 1014
Published by: Walker Childrens

Being permanently based in a local New York City high school as an undercover operative has its moments, good and bad, for 16-year-old safecracker Maggie Silver. Pros: More quality time with her former mark-turned-boyfriend Jesse Oliver and insanely cool best friend, Roux. Getting to spend quality time with her semi-retired and international spy honorary uncle, Angelo. Cons: High school and the accompanying cliques, bad lunches, and frustratingly simple locker combinations. But when Maggie's parents are falsely accused of stealing priceless gold coins, Maggie uses her safecracking skills to try and clear their names. Too bad it only serves to put her and everyone she loves in danger. Maggie and her "new team" flee to Paris where they must come up with a plan to defeat their former allies. (Summary from Goodreads)

Book 1 was so darn fun! I cannot wait to see what happens next for Maggie Silver, her safecracking skills and her spy family! LOVE IT! 

What are you waiting on this week?

6 comments:

  1. I wasn't in love with The Promise of Amazing but hopefully you'll feel differently than me. I still think the cover is unspeakable gorgeous.

    Aly @ My Heart Hearts Books
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  2. The Promise of Amazing sounds so adorable! I haven't heard the best things but I'll still definitely be picking it up. And I'm so excited that I got Going Rogue from Netgalley. I loved the first one! Great picks :)

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  3. The Promise of Amazing looks so cute, may have to add that one to my own TBR list =D My WoW.

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  4. Great picks this week. Happy Wednesday :)

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  5. They're both almost out, so you don't have too long of a wait! :) Hope you like them!!

    -Jess


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