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11.05.2014

Waiting on Wednesday (85)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we seriously can’t wait for.

Here's my pick for the week, that I seriously can't wait for:



by Ally Carter
Publication Date: January 27, 2015



Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things:

1. She is not crazy.
2. Her mother was murdered.
3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay.

As certain as Grace is about these facts, nobody else believes her–so there’s no one she can completely trust. Not her grandfather, a powerful ambassador. Not her new friends, who all live on Embassy Row. Not Alexei, the Russian boy next door who is keeping an eye on Grace for reasons she neither likes nor understands.

Everybody wants Grace to put on a pretty dress and a pretty smile, blocking out all her unpretty thoughts. But they can’t control Grace–no more than Grace can control what she knows or what she needs to do.

Her past has come back to hunt her . . . and if she doesn't stop it, Grace isn't the only one who will get hurt. Because on Embassy Row, the countries of the world all stand like dominoes, and one wrong move can make them all fall down.



I love love love Ally Carter's Heist Society series, so I'm really excited to read this new series.  It sounds like it's going to be full of political intrigue and espionage, so I'm really excited.  Ally Carter is an excellent character writer, and I'm sure that readers are going to want to follow along Grace as she tries to figure out who murdered her mother.  Can't wait to pick this up; it's coming out just after my birthday so happy birthday to me!!

What book are you waiting for?


6 comments:

  1. Oh I like the look of this one. I haven't read this author yet. Enjoy when you get it! My WOW

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  2. I've only read the first three in the Gallagher Girls series and love it so so can't wait for this! :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

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  3. Yes please I'm waiting for this one too. Thanks for sharing. Here's mine

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  4. YES!!! This sounds awesome! Great pick! It's already on my TBR.
    Waiting on Weds @Libby Blog

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  5. Oh wow nice pick sounds interesting.I keep meaning to read the Heist Society I've heard good things about Ally Carter.

    Heres my W.O.W
    http://booknerdrambling.blogspot.com/2014/11/waiting-on-wednesday44.html

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