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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: My Not-So-Still Life by Liz Gallagher


"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" is:

My Not-So-Still Life by Liz Gallagher

Release Date: May 10th 2011
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Age Group: Young Adult

Vanessa is wise beyond her years. She's never really fit in at school, where all the kids act and dress the same. She's an artist who expresses her talent in the wacky colors she dyes her hair, her makeup and clothes. She's working on her biggest art project, and counting the days until she's grown up and can really start living. That adult world seems closer when Vanessa gets her dream job at the art supply store, Palette, where she worships the couple who runs it, Oscar and Maye. And she's drawn to a mysterious guy named James, who leads her into new, sometimes risky situations. Is she ready for this world, or not?

Firstly I have to thank Kristi at The Story Siren for bringing this book to my attention in her latest Books to Pine For post.

What first got me interested in this book was not the fascinating blurb but the cover, can you say gorgeous, love it! But of course the blurb does make the book sound like it will be a really interesting read, I especially love it when the protagonist in a book is a little quirky and Vanessa sounds like she definitely is.

Well that’s my “waiting on” pick, what's yours this week?

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