March 20, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (15)


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where bloggers feature upcoming book releases that they're looking forward to.

This week I'm eagerly anticipating...



Golden
by Jessi Kirby

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Release Date: May 14, 2013

Synopsis (from Goodreads):
Love, tragedy, and mystery converge in this compelling novel from “an author to watch” (Booklist).

Seventeen-year-old Parker Frost has never taken the road less traveled. Valedictorian and quintessential good girl, she’s about to graduate high school without ever having kissed her crush or broken the rules. So when fate drops a clue in her lap—one that might be the key to unraveling a town mystery—she decides to take a chance.

Julianna Farnetti and Shane Cruz are remembered as the golden couple of Summit Lakes High—perfect in every way, meant to be together forever. But Julianna’s journal tells a different story—one of doubts about Shane and a forbidden romance with an older, artistic guy. These are the secrets that were swept away with her the night that Shane’s jeep plunged into an icy river, leaving behind a grieving town and no bodies to bury.

Reading Julianna’s journal gives Parker the courage to start to really live—and it also gives her reasons to question what really happened the night of the accident. Armed with clues from the past, Parker enlists the help of her best friend, Kat, and Trevor, her longtime crush, to track down some leads. The mystery ends up taking Parker places that she never could have imagined. And she soon finds that taking the road less traveled makes all the difference.


Add it on Goodreads.

I enjoyed both of Jessi Kirby's other books, so this one was automatically added to my TBR list. I love the sound of the mystery and unrequited crush aspects.

14 comments:

  1. The combination of romance and mystery make this sound compelling!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I have this on my list too. I haven't read any of her books yet so I'm really looking forward to this. Great pick!

    Here's my WOW.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I've had this on my list for awhile, too. I must admit it was the cover that drew me in intially - Jessi Kirby has such pretty covers!

    Here's my WoW:
    http://theirishbanana.blogspot.com/2013/03/waiting-on-wednesday-40.html

    ReplyDelete
  4. I have got to check out this book! Thanks for making it your pick this week! Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I have an eARC of this that I can't wait to read, I haven't read any Jessi Kirby yet but I've heard amaaaaazing things!

    Great pick :)

    My WOW

    ReplyDelete
  6. I can't wait to read this one! Since I enjoyed the author's previous books, I doubt this one will be a disappointment. :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. Golden sounds really good. I haven't read Jessi Kirby's other book, but it is on my TBR. Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
    My WOW

    ReplyDelete
  8. I thought Kirby's Moonglow had a lot of promise so I'm excited to see how she's grown as a writer. I also love that this is a contemporary-my genre!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love the sound of this one, but it's the cover that just pulls me in. Good choice.
    Ruby's Reads

    ReplyDelete
  10. Nice pick! I've heard lots of good things about Kirby before so I hope Golden lives up to all the good rep!

    :D hope you like it when you get to read it :D

    ReplyDelete
  11. Yes! This one looks so good! And I loooove that cover. I haven't read anything by Jessi Kirby, but In Honor is on my wishlist!

    Great pick!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment; I appreciate each one!

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...