Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: When and Sabotaged


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The point is to share a book that hasn't been released yet, but one that you are dying to read.

The first one is When by Victoria Laurie. It comes out on January 13, 2015 and is being published by Disney-Hyperion.

The synopsis:

Maddie Fynn is a shy high school junior, cursed with an eerie intuitive ability: she sees a series of unique digits hovering above the foreheads of each person she encounters. Her earliest memories are marked by these numbers, but it takes her father’s premature death for Maddie and her family to realize that these mysterious digits are actually death dates, and just like birthdays, everyone has one.

Forced by her alcoholic mother to use her ability to make extra money, Maddie identifies the quickly approaching death date of one client's young son, but because her ability only allows her to see the when and not thehow, she’s unable to offer any more insight. When the boy goes missing on that exact date, law enforcement turns to Maddie.
Soon, Maddie is entangled in a homicide investigation, and more young people disappear and are later found murdered. A suspect for the investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious young admirer who may be connected to it all, Maddie's whole existence is about to be turned upside down. Can she right things before it's too late?

Why I'm waiting? Yes as some readers have pointed out it does sound a little bit like Numb3rs, but I love this idea and this type of novel. Naturally, I have to give it a shot. Dysfunctional family, paranormal, and somebody predicting death--yeah that's enough to make me dying to read it. 

Add it to your Goodreads shelf.


The second one is Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey. It comes out February 2015 and is being published by Bethany House Publishers.


The synopsis:

Growing up, goody-two-shoes Kirra Jacobs and troublemaker Reef McKenna were always at odds. Now paired together on Yancey's search-and-rescue canine unit, they begin to put aside old arguments as they come to see each other in a different light. Then a call comes in from the Iditarod that will push them to their limits. 

Kirra's uncle, a musher in the race, has disappeared. Kirra and Reef quickly track the man, but what they discover is harrowing. Frank's daughter has been kidnapped. In order to save her, the man must use his knowledge as a mechanical engineer to do the kidnapper's bidding or she will die. Kirra and Reef, along with the entire McKenna family, are thrown into a race to stop a shadowy villain who is not only threatening a girl's life, but appears willing to unleash one of the largest disasters Alaska has ever seen.


Why I'm waiting? I love this author and this series. I'm so excited there is going to be a novel about Reef. I have insanely high expectations for this one. 

Add it to your Goodreads shelf. 


And those are the books  I'm dying to read. But enough about me, what book did you guys pick? Please leave your link in the comments section. I love hearing from you guys.

Love,
Danica Page

1 comment:

  1. When sounds really good. I'm definitely looking forward to it. I haven't heard of the others book/series but it sounds like fun. Here's my WoW

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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