Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: Creeps

"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:

[No picture - Find it on Goodreads]*

Creeps by Darren Hynes

Release date: July 30, 2013

Fifteen-year-old Wayne Pumphrey wishes he were courageous enough to actually send the heartfelt letters he writes to friends and family. He also wishes his father would drive on the right side of the street, his mother would stop packing her suitcase to leave, and his sister would stop listening to Nickelback. But most of all, he wishes that Pete “The Meat” would let him walk to school in peace. After all, how many times can one person eat yellow snow?

Then one morning, while facing Pete and his posse, Wayne is rescued by Marjorie, the girl with a dead father and a mother who might as well be. Together, the two of them escape Pete’s relentless bullying by rehearsing for the school play, and an unlikely friendship is formed. As they grow ever closer to one another, they begin to dream of escape from their small town and restricted lives. But Pete now has plans for both of them—and after a moment of sudden violence, nothing will ever be the same again for Wayne, Marjorie, or Pete himself.

* Sorry about the picture. No matter what I try the cover picture gets corrupted and wont load to Blogger. I will try again later. In the meantime you can see it on Goodreads. It's all yellowy and snowy and awesome!

What are you waiting on?

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  1. Will have to add to my 'tbr' list. New follower.

  2. This is a new to me book and author....kinda creepy looking cover which is perfect for the

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  3. This sounds like a crazy book. I like how it doesn't really tell you what is going to happen but it makes you wanna read it! I love the "he wishes his sister would stop listening to Nickleback" part. Lol!

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  4. Ohhh okay I have seen that cover, but I hadn't read the description yet. It sounds so interesting! Also totally agree with Christianna that the Nickelback part actually made me LOL.

  5. Oh wow, I haven't heard of this one but it sounds so powerful. I am definitely curious to hear how it is. Great pick! :)

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