Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday!

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

My WoW "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Other Words for Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

Release date: January 11th 2011 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Goodreads Description:

"Ari Mitchell feels invisible at her Brooklyn high school. Her hair is too flat, her style too preppy, and her personality too quiet. And outside school, Ari feels outshined by her beautiful, confident best friend, Summer. Their friendship is as complex and confusing as Ari’s relationship with her troubled older sister, Evelyn, a former teenage mom whose handsome firefighter husband fills Ari’s head with guilty fantasies.

When an unexpected inheritance enables Ari to transfer to an elite Manhattan prep school, she makes a wealthy new friend, Leigh. Leigh introduces Ari to the glamorous side of New York—and to her gorgeous cousin, Blake. Ari doesn't think she stands a chance, but amazingly, Blake asks her out. As their romance heats up, they find themselves involved in an intense, consuming relationship. Ari’s family worries that she is losing touch with the important things in life, like family, hard work, and planning for the future. Meanwhile, Summer warns her that what she feels for Blake is just an infatuation. Not real love. But Ari’s world is awash with new colors, filled with a freshness and an excitement she hasn’t felt in years.

When misfortune befalls Blake’s family, he pulls away, and Ari's world drains of color. As she struggles to get over the breakup, Ari must finally ask herself: were their feelings true love . . . or something else?

What is your WoW?


Jan von Harz said...

Can't wait for this one either. Love the rag to riches aspect and fitting in too. Great pick

Savannah said...

This sounds like a great book. Will be putting it on my list.

TheBookishSnob said...

I can't to read this as well. I saw it last week as a WOW and instatly was drawn to it. Thanks for sharing and I need to double check to see that it's on my TBR list :) Enjoy your day

Here's my WOW for this week

Christie (The Fiction Enthusiast) said...

Love the sound of this one. Nice pick!

Alayne said...

Great cover and nice pick! My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

thebookfairyhaven said...

Fantastic choice Lu - but then again you always chose great books for your Wow picks. Will be looking out for this one for sure!

anjohnston said...

This books sounds great! Thanks for sharing!

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