Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday #2

Waiting on Wednesday is an awesome weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.

Dare Me by Megan Abbott
Genre: Young Adult
Expected Publiscation: 31 July 2012

Since both girls were small, Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy's best friend and right-hand lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and Addy carries them out, a long-established order of things that has brought them to the pinnacle of their high-school careers. Now they're seniors who rule the intensely competitive cheer squad, feared and followed by the other girls - until the young new coach arrives.

Cool and commanding, an emissary from the adult world just beyond their reach, Coach Colette French draws Addy and the other cheerleaders into her life. Only Beth, unsettled by the new regime, remains outside Coach's golden circle, waging a subtle but vicious campaign to regain her position as "top girl" - both with the team and with Addy herself.

And then a suspicious suicide hits close to home, and the police investigation focuses on Coach and her squad. As Addy begins to suspect what really happened, the line between right and wrong grows blurrier, and she must decide where her loyalties truly lie-and how far is too far to go for someone you love.

The raw passions of girlhood are brought to life in this taut, unflinching exploration of friendship, ambition, and power. Award-winning novelist Megan Abbott, writing with what Tom Perrotta has hailed as "total authority and an almost desperate intensity," provides a harrowing glimpse into the dark heart of the all-American girl.

Isn't this cover just so cute? Well, that was my WOW :) What books are you most anticipating? Leave me a comment down below telling me or a link to your own post, which I'll be sure to check out <3

Happy Reading!
xoxo, Mariam


Lyra said...

This book has a great plot - definitely going to buy this. Thanks for sharing! :)

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Katie said...

This sounds like an interesting book. I'll check it out.


Magen Corrie said...

Whoa, sounds very interesting!!
I'm going to have to check this one out :)

Thanks for sharing!!



Kate said...

Love the looks of these. Great picks. Love the blog, new follower on GFC : )

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Becky said...

I have never heard of this book before but I like the sound of it. Thanks for sharing!

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Sarah said...

I noticed that you switched from On My Wishlist to Waiting on Wednesday. I've decided to take over hosting the linky until Cosy Books returns. If you're still interested in doing the meme, I'd love to see you link up on Jul 7.

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