Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday # 143 and Wishlist Wednesday # 143

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, where you pick a book that is coming out soon that you want to read.

Summary from Goodreads:

Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of "how they first met" from some of today’s most popular YA authors. 

Readers will experience Nina LaCour's beautifully written piece about two Bay Area girls meeting via a cranky customer service Tweet, Sara Shepard's glossy tale about a magazine intern and a young rock star, Nicola Yoon's imaginative take on break-ups and make-ups, Katie Cotugno's story of two teens hiding out from the police at a house party, and Huntley Fitzpatrick's charming love story that begins over iced teas at a diner. There’s futuristic flirting from Kass Morgan and Katharine McGee, a riveting transgender heroine from Meredith Russo, a subway missed connection moment from Jocelyn Davies, and a girl determined to get out of her small town from Ibi Zoboi. Jennifer Armentrout writes a sweet story about finding love from a missing library book, Emery Lord has a heartwarming and funny tale of two girls stuck in an airport, Dhonielle Clayton takes a thoughtful, speculate approach to pre-destined love, and Julie Murphy dreams up a fun twist on reality dating show contestants. 

This incredibly talented group of authors brings us a collection of stories that are at turns romantic and witty, epic and everyday, heartbreaking and real.

Release Date: 
January 2nd 2018 

My Notes:

I've been meaning to read more short story collections and this one sounds so cute! It has a lot of authors I like and some I would love to check out. Looking forward to picking this up!

Wishlist Wednesday is where you show a book that has been on your wishlist/TBR list for a while, the meme is hosted by Pen to Paper.

Summary from Goodreads:

When Caroline's little brother is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan, a teenager who has been living with the kidnapper since he was a young child himself. In the aftermath, Caroline can't help but wonder what Ethan knows about everything that happened to her brother, who is not readjusting well to life at home. And although Ethan is desperate for a friend, he can't see Caroline without experiencing a resurgence of traumatic memories. But after the media circus surrounding the kidnappings departs from their small Texas town, both Caroline and Ethan find that they need a friend--and their best option just might be each other.

My Notes:

I'm currently reading this, it is in ARC form which shows you how long I've been meaning to read it. XD I was a fan of her first novel, The Truth About Alice, and so far I'm enjoying this one!


  1. Meet Cute looks like such an awesome short story collection. I'm going to add that one to my list as well. :p Great picks, thanks for sharing!

    1. I mainly picked it for the cover/title, it looks so cute :)

  2. Nice picks! Seeing a lot of the first one but the second is new to me! Hope you enjoy both once you read them!

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  3. I'm curious about Meet Cute! I like many of these authors so I'm sure this anthology would be awesome. Plus I love meet cute stories. Happy reading, Rachel!

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