February 16, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (3) But I Love Him

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

PhotobucketTitle: But I Love Him
Author: Amanda Grace
Release Date: May 8th 2011
Publisher: Flux
SynopsisTonight was so much worse than anything before it. 
Tonight he didn't stop after the first slap. 

At the beginning of senior year, Ann was a smiling, straight-A student and track star with friends and a future. Then she met a haunted young man named Connor. Only she can heal his emotional scars; only he could make her feel so loved-and needed. Ann can't recall the pivotal moment it all changed, when she surrendered everything to be with him, but by graduation, her life has become a dangerous high wire act. Just one mistake could trigger Connor's rage, a senseless storm of cruel words and violence damaging everything-and everyone-in its path. 

This evocative slideshow of flashbacks reveals a heartbreaking story of love gone terribly wrong.

Why I'm waiting on it: It sounds like a heart-wrenching read, but also could be a beautiful story if told correctly. I hope it's as good as the synopsis suggests!

What are you waiting on this week?

16 comments:

  1. this one sounds really good! Great pick :)

    http://blackfingernailedreviews.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wow it does sound heart wrenching, hope you get to read it and can't wait for your review before I decide to get it.

    This Week's WOW

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  3. Oh yeah, I've heard of this one. Thanks for the reminder!

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  4. Never heard of this one before, but it sounds like an intense read. The cover's stunning, as well. Nice pick.

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  5. I agree with you, sounds like an emotionally packed read. I'm intrigued how the story turns out though. Talk about being in a destructive relationship. Great WoW pick!

    Here's my WoW picks for this week

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  6. I love books like this. Powerful and emotional. Can't wait for this to come out :)

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  7. Heey
    Sounds like a great book!! I'm a new follower! Hop over to my blog to see my WoW!
    http://universeinwords.blogspot.com/2011/02/waiting-on-wednesday.html
    Juli

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  8. Sounds pretty intense with an issue that unfortunately is more frequent for our teenage girls than is ever reported. I am interested in reading this to see how well the author handles the abuse and resolution.

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  9. I've seen this one around, the cover reminds me so much of Sarah Ockler's 20 Boy Summer with the coloured glass pieces arranged in a heart! Great pick!

    Check out my WOW this week!

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  10. Great choice!! I haven't heard this one yet! Thank you for sharing!

    My WoW

    Moonlight Gleam

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  11. Wow, this one does sound really intense. It's new to me but definitely going on my list, it seems like it has the potential to be a really memorable and emotional read:) Thanks for sharing this one!

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  12. here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/02/waiting-on-wednesday_16.html

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  13. This one could be a beautiful story, thank you for sharing.
    I'm a new follower^^

    My WOW:
    http://mysteriousrose.blogspot.com/2011/02/waiting-on-wednesday-1-this-side-of.html

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  14. Thanks for stopping by! Oh my this book sounds very emotional. Added it to by TBR list!

    P.S. Hosting a small giveaway on my blog: http://patriciasparticularity.blogspot.com/2011/02/now-on-facebook-small-giveaway.html

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  15. I really like the sound of this one, and it's on my list, too. The cover reminds me awfully of Twenty Boy Summer though, eh?

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  16. sounds super-intense! i agree with melissa--the cover looks a lot like twenty boy summer's.

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