Waiting on Wednesday #17

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:

I’ve Got Your Number
by Sophie Kinsella
Expected publication: February 14th 2012 by The Dial Press
Synopsis from Goodreads

I’ve lost it. The only thing in the world I wasn’t supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It’s been in Magnus’s family for three generations. And now, the very same day his parents are coming, I’ve lost it. The very same day. Do not hyperventilate Poppy. Stay positive!!

Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry the ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her ‘happy ever after’ begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring but in the panic that followed, she has now lost her phone. As she paces shakily round the hotel foyer she spots an abandoned phone in a bin. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect!

Well, perfect except the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton doesn’t agree. He wants his phone back and doesn’t appreciate Poppy reading all his messages and wading into his personal life.

What ensues is a hilarious and unpredictable turn of events as Poppy and Sam increasingly upend each other’s lives through emails and text messages. As Poppy juggles wedding preparations, mysterious phone calls and hiding her left hand from Magnus and his parents… she soon realises that she is in for the biggest surprise of her life.

Poison Heart
by S. B. Hayes
 Expected publication: March 1st 2012 by Quercus Books
Synopsis from Goodreas

An idle glance through the window of a bus changes everything for Katy Rivers.

A mysterious girl, with luminous green eyes, stares back and from that moment on she haunts Katy and appears to know her every move, even what she is thinking. What is the strange connection between them? And what is the power of the emerald pendant which the girl bestows on her?

‘I’m everything you’re not and I’m going to take over your life… I’m your worst nightmare.’

These chilling words mean that Katy is gradually backed into a corner, alienated from everyone she holds dear, even her own mother. Only her best friend Luke, keeps faith and together they must find a way to defeat the girl who is determined that she will be with Katy…even until death.

POISON HEART combines psychological suspense with teen romance and makes for a thoroughly chilling read.

Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous
by Kathryn Williams
Expected publication: August 21st 2012 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Synopsis from Goodreads
Can a spot on a teen reality show really lead to a scholarship at an elite cooking school AND a summer romance?

Sixteen-year-old Sophie Nicolaides was practically raised in the kitchen of her family’s Italian-Greek restaurant, Taverna Ristorante. When her best friend, Alex, tries to convince her to audition for a new reality show, Teen Test Kitchen, Sophie is reluctant. But the prize includes a full scholarship to one of America’s finest culinary schools and a summer in Napa, California, not to mention fame.

Once on-set, Sophie immediately finds herself in the thick of the drama—including a secret burn book, cutthroat celebrity judges, and a very cute French chef. Sophie must figure out a way to survive all the heat and still stay true to herself. A terrific YA offering–fresh, fun, and sprinkled with romance.

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35 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #17

  1. SOPHIE KINSELLA!! I LO-ok calming down *clears throat* I love Sophie Kinsella ^_^. Adding this to the TBR right now.Poisoned Heart sounds like its going to be a deliciously creepy read and that last one sounds very cute. Excellent picks my dear!SandyMy WoW

  2. 'I've got your number' sounds amazing, I cannot wait for that one either.'Pizza…' Yes, please! I loooooooved the concept since I saw it! me want now!'Poison Heart' that I've never heard of but wow it sounds awesome!thanks for coming by my blog!

  3. I am really excited for Poison Heart in particular, it sounds like such a deliciously creepy read! And Pizza, Love and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous sounds like a lot of fun. And who can say no to a cute French chef? 😉

  4. All look like really amazing books. I was contemplating on putting Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous on my WoW but I chose another. So glad to see soemone picked it for yesterdays wow. Thanks for stopping by.

  5. I'm intrigued by the description of Poison Heart! I've never come across it before but it looks like I'll have to add it to my TBR pile. Thanks for sharing!And thanks for stopping by my blog earlier. 🙂

  6. Oh my gosh, all of those books sound like such amazing reads! I love the cover for ALL three of them and I'm especially intrigued by the Sophie Kinsella book because I've heard that she's such an amazing author, and that pizza one because it sounds like a blast! :)Awesome picks for your WOW this week!

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