Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #160

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

JOYRIDE BY ANNA BANKS

Goodreads Description: 

A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads—with the law and with each other—in this sparkling standalone from NYT-bestselling author Anna Banks.

It’s been years since Carly Vega’s parents were deported. She lives with her brother, studies hard, and works at a convenience store to contribute to getting her parents back from Mexico.

Arden Moss used to be the star quarterback at school. He dated popular blondes and had fun with his older sister, Amber. But now Amber’s dead, and Arden blames his father, the town sheriff who wouldn’t acknowledge Amber's mental illness. Arden refuses to fulfill whatever his conservative father expects.

All Carly wants is to stay under the radar and do what her family expects. All Arden wants is to NOT do what his family expects. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others. Carly and Arden’s journey toward their true hearts—and one another—is funny, romantic, and sometimes harsh.


Hardcover, 288 pages
Expected publication: June 2nd 2015 by Feiwel & Friends
Pre-Order here.

I adore Anna Banks. She is all kinds of awesome to follow on twitter. And I did enjoy her previous books. <3 Which is why I'm excited about Joyride. I don't read a lot of this genre, but I think this book sounds pretty amazing :D And so I cannot wait to read it. <3 The cover is awesome. And I love the summary too. I'm crossing my fingers that I will love this book to pieces in June next year. I'm excited for it.
What are you waiting for on this midnight wednesday?

9 comments:

  1. Nice choice Anna Banks is so great I can't wait to see how her contemp turns out.

    ~Britt @PleaseFeedtheBookworm.com
    http://pleasefeedthebookworm.com/waiting-wednesday-court-thorns-roses/

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  2. I love the sound of this book like the typical bad boy and the good girl. Great pick!!
    My WoW

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  3. It sounds interesting. I'm definitely going to have to read it. Here's mine

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  4. I haven't read any of Anna Banks' previous books, but I might have to pick up this one. It sounds like it could be a fantastic, please-pass-the-tissues kind of read. Great pick! :)

    Our WoW: http://refractedlightreviews.com/?p=21006

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  5. I haven't read anything by Anna Banks before but this one sounds quite adorable!
    Great pick sweetie!

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  6. Ohhh a new one! And a contemporary at that. You don't do contemporaries! I'm shocked. :)

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  7. I like Anna's books! Especially Degrees of Wrong, honestly. I'll be reading this one, hopefully! I hope you enjoy this one when you read it!

    Have a fabulous week :)

    Check out my WoW post!

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  8. I am SO excited for this book! I just hope it has a happy ending, heh. That cover is lovely though. Thanks for sharing, hon!

    Danielle @ Love at First Page

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