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Waiting on Wednesday: Joyride by Anna Banks

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Joyride by Anna Banks!


From Goodreads:
A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads—with the law and with each other—in this sparkling standalone from NYT-bestselling author Anna Banks.

It’s been years since Carly Vega’s parents were deported. She lives with her brother, studies hard, and works at a convenience store to contribute to getting her parents back from Mexico.

Arden Moss used to be the star quarterback at school. He dated popular blondes and had fun with his older sister, Amber. But now Amber’s dead, and Arden blames his father, the town sheriff who wouldn’t acknowledge Amber's mental illness. Arden refuses to fulfill whatever his conservative father expects.

All Carly wants is to stay under the radar and do what her family expects. All Arden wants is to NOT do what his family expects. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others. Carly and Arden’s journey toward their true hearts—and one another—is funny, romantic, and sometimes harsh. 
After seeing that Nereyda loved this book, I read the description and immediately pre-ordered!  I love the cover and this premise sounds so, so good and unique!  Joyride is scheduled for release on June 2, 2015 and you can pre-order here!!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


Comments

  1. I don't usually read contemporary YA, but this looks good. Let me know how it is. P.S. Love your blog!

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  2. Nice! I loved Anna's Of Poseidon trilogy but I'm not really a contemp reader. Hope you enjoy this one!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. Oh wow, this looks awesome! I'd never heard of it before, but now I'm excited to read it!

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  4. This one sounds wonderful and I'm definitely excited about it! Great pick! Thanks for stopping by!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  5. This one sounds wonderful and I'm definitely excited about it! Great pick! Thanks for stopping by!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  6. Sounds like two very dynamic characters! Great pick - thanks for sharing!

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  7. This sounds really, really good. Just added it to my TBR list!

    Joana @ The Boundless Book List

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  8. I had no idea Anna Banks had a new book out. Thanks so much for posting this, it looks great!

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  9. I've seen this one around, but I'm not sure if I want to read it yet. I'm waiting for more reviews. Hope you enjoy it!

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  10. This is one I have had my eye on as well! I hope it is a good read for both of us! Thanks for stopping by my WoW today as well!

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  11. This is one I have had my eye on as well! I hope it is a good read for both of us! Thanks for stopping by my WoW today as well!

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  12. I agree - I love that cover too!! definitely sounds like something I would enjoy - Great pick!

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  13. Great choice! I can't wait for this one either because I loved Anna Banks's Syrena Trilogy. It was so amazing! I'm a new blog follower; I love your design!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  14. The premise DOES sound good!

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  15. I"m not usually a contemporary reader, but this does sound like an interesting story. Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

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  16. This sounds very cute and something that I would enjoy, so thank you for bringing it to my attention. Awesome pick!

    Thank you for stopping by my post earlier. Happy reading!

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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  17. This sounds really good! I can see so much potential for conflict here, and possible romance. Fun!

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  18. Oh man, talk about pressure! I hope you like this one Eva. I'm listening to the audio right now :)

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  19. This one sounds really good and I have heard good things about other books by this author so I'm curious about this one. Great pick!

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