Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Wishlist Wednesday #6

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It's...Wishlist Wednesday time! This is a meme where book bloggers, like myself, can share and squeal what they cannot wait for to be either released or received. It's hosted by the lovely Dani at Pen to Paper, so go check out hers and the list of others who are participating.

On to what I'm wishing for!

Things I know about Reece Malcolm:

1. She graduated from New York University.
2. She lives in or near Los Angeles.
3. Since her first novel was released, she’s been on the New York Times bestseller list every week.
4. She likes strong coffee and bourbon.
5. She’s my mother.

Devan knows very little about Reece Malcolm, until the day her father dies and she’s shipped off to live with the mother she’s never met. All she has is a list of notebook entries that doesn’t add up to much.

L.A. offers a whole new world to Devan—a performing arts school allows her to pursue her passion for show choir and musicals, a new circle of friends helps to draw her out of her shell, and an intriguing boy opens up possibilities for her first love.

But then the Reece Malcolm list gets a surprising new entry. Now that Devan is so close to having it all, can she handle the possibility of losing everything?

Publication date: February 5th, 2013 (by Entangled Teen)

I personally love stories like this, where they find long-lost family member and are forced to live with them. It's not exactly the same, but I think of Sarah Dessen's Lock and Key. I'm always interested to see how they get along and what feelings will be brought to the surface.

The only worry I have with this is that it will be centered too much on Devan's new life and not on the dynamic with her and her mother. I'm not saying I want it to be ONLY AND ALL about just them (because I am interested in her new life and with her love interest), but I don't want the parent to be ignored once again in a YA novel. I especially don't want her mother to be just passed over...considering this is partly about her.

What are you wishing for?

~~ Comments make me giddy, so feel free to comment away! ~~


  1. Not heard of this one before. It's definitely getting added to the wishlist now though!

    Great pick!

    Pen to Paper

  2. Interesting- I hope you get it soon!


  3. This sounds pretty good :) Great choice and thanks for stopping by My WW!


  4. I haven't heard of this book before but it sounds really interesting!
    Hope you get it soon :)
    Thanks for stopping by!

  5. This sounds quite interesting. I like that her father stuck around in this case.

    Thanks for stopping by Book Sojourner!

  6. Wow, sounds like an interesting book! I added it ;)

    Thanks for stopping by ;)

  7. Sounds like an interesting read! Hope you enjoy it! And thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Brittany @ Spare Time book blog

  8. This sounds fantastic. I will add this one to my already teetering TBR. Thanks for the intro.

    1. Great! I know, my TBR list keeps growing every day it feels like.

  9. Not too shabby. Let me know if you pick it up from the library.

  10. I love stories where they find a long lost family member. I have not heard about this book before, but I'm definitely adding it to my wishlist :)

  11. I'm so excited for this book! I agree, I do hope they explore the dynamic between Devan and her mother, that's a large part of why I'm excited for this book! :)

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

  12. Sounds like a good one, I hope you get it soon and thanks for stopping by my WW!