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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine
Title: Little White Lies by Katie DaleWant? Add to your Goodreads list!
Release Date: August 1st 2013
Published by: Simon and Schuster Childrens Books
Summary (from Goodreads):
Lucy can't help but be drawn to the mysterious Christian, but the more time they spend together the more she realises that Christian has a secret past that he's not keen to share, clamming up every time she tries to get him to talk to her. Lucy isn't someone who takes no for an answer, and as the two grow closer she's determined to find out the truth about Christian and the past he wants to keep hidden ...but even if she does, will Lucy like what she discovers? And with secrets of her own to hide, is Lucy playing a dangerous game...Full of family secrets, surprising twists and unexpected revelations, Katie Dale's second novel will have readers on the edge of their seats.
Why I'm waiting for Little White Lies:
I loved Katie's Someone Else's Life, so I'm so excited for her new book! It sounds so very different from SEL, but I can tell it's going to be another gripping read. What kind of secrets does this Christian keep? How deadly can it be? Color me intrigued.
Title: Takedown by Allison van DiepenWant? Add to your Goodreads list!
Release Date: September 3rd 2013
Published by: Simon Pulse
Summary (from Goodreads):
A teen infiltrates a drug ring to settle a vendetta in this fast-paced novel from the author of Street Pharm and Snitch.
Darren took the fall for Diamond Tony, the notorious head of the city’s drug cartel. Two years later, Darren’s finally out of juvie—and determined to get even.
Working as an informant for the police, Darren infiltrates Diamond Tony’s operation. But falling for sweet, innocent Jessica was not part of that plan. She’s a distraction—and a liability. She’s also everything Darren dreamed about while he was locked up, and with her, he has the promise of a fresh start.
When a deadly turf war breaks out between Diamond Tony and the Bloods, Darren gets caught in the crossfire. The cops think he’s playing both sides, and any mistake could be his last. Darren has to stay on his game if he’s going to protect Jessica—and if he’s going to stay alive.
Why I'm waiting for Takedown:
I'm a big fan of Allison's YA contemporary novels (Oracle of Dating series!) so I'm pretty much amazed that she write about something entirely different from that like Takedown. This sounds really interesting. Takedown is like a mish mash of her books Snitch and Street Pharm but more edgy and more dangerous.
So what are you waiting for this week? Share your picks!