Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #12

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm waiting on:

Title: Joyride
Author: Anna Banks
Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance
Publication: June 2nd 2015 by Feiwel & Friends

Summary (Goodreads):
A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads—with the law and with each other—in this sparkling standalone from NYT-bestselling author Anna Banks.

It’s been years since Carly Vega’s parents were deported. She lives with her brother, studies hard, and works at a convenience store to contribute to getting her parents back from Mexico.

Arden Moss used to be the star quarterback at school. He dated popular blondes and had fun with his older sister, Amber. But now Amber’s dead, and Arden blames his father, the town sheriff who wouldn’t acknowledge Amber's mental illness. Arden refuses to fulfill whatever his conservative father expects.

All Carly wants is to stay under the radar and do what her family expects. All Arden wants is to NOT do what his family expects. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others. Carly and Arden’s journey toward their true hearts—and one another—is funny, romantic, and sometimes harsh. 

This book sounds so sweet and angsty. I love angsty books, and I've read Anna Banks' Of Poseidon which I loved, so I'm very curious to read contemporary books by her. Also, the cover. It makes me want to just aww and swoon. 

What are you waiting on?


  1. I'm really looking forward to reading this! It sounds so good! I love the cover, too. Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My TTT

  2. Btw, I meant to type WoW, not TTT. I'm a day behind.

  3. I haven't read anything by Anna Banks yet, but Joyride sounds like a book I would really like! Thanks for sharing!
    My WoW:

  4. Great pick! I'm excited for this one because I loved Anna Banks's Syrena Legacy sereis; it's one of my favorites! Thank you for sharing. :)
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian