Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday


Waiting On Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

I have started reading more YA novels lately and I'm finding that I really like them. I found this one while browsing on Goodreads:

Like Mandarin byKirsten Hubbard

It's hard to find beauty in the badlands of Washokey, Wyoming. Fourteen-year-old Grace Carpenter knows it's not her mother's pageant obsessions, or the cowboy dances and pickup trucks adored by her small-tow
n classmates. True beauty is wild girl Mandarin Ramey: seventeen, shameless and utterly carefree. Grace would give ANYTHING to be like Mandarin. When the two misfits are united for a project, they embark on an unlikely, explosive friendship, packed with nights spent skinny-dipping in the canal, liberating the town's animal-head trophies, and constantly searching for someplace magic. Grace even plays along when Mandarin suggests they make a pact to run away together. Blame it on the crazy-making wildwinds that plague their badlands town. But all too soon, Grace discovers Mandarin's unique beauty hides a girl who's troubled, broken and even dangerous. And no matter how hard Grace fights to keep the magic, even the best friendships can't withstand betrayal.

March 2011 by Delacorte Press

what are YOU waiting for today?



10 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

What an intriguing name for a girl! This one sounds like a wonderful coming-of-age story with a twist.

Here's mine:

http://chezraine.wordpress.com/2010/04/28/waiting-on-wednesday-7/

Jan von Harz said...

I have not seen this one but it sound exciting. Great WoW

Aleksandra said...

Sounds like a wonderful read!

Lisa said...

Sounds like a great story!

Mary said...

Sounds good!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Sounds deep! I like the name :)

Sa Toya said...

Love the name...very intriguing!

I've got 3 this week!

Wendy said...

Sounds like a great book and one I will be looking forward to!

Love the title!!

Stephanie aka The Stark Raving Bibliophile said...

It sounds like a fabulous story about girls and friendship. :-)

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Rose said...

New book on my radar! Thanks for that!

Here is my WoW if you'd like to stop by!

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