Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Waiting and Wishing On Wednesday: #Scandal by Sarah Ockler

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and Wishlist Wednesday is hosted over at Pen to Paper. These are weekly memes that are a chance to share new books that you're most excited about getting you hands on. 

                                      What I'm Waiting and Wishing For

#Scandal by Sarah Ockler

Lucy’s learned some important lessons from tabloid darling Jayla Heart’s all-too-public blunders: Avoid the spotlight, don’t feed the Internet trolls, and keep your secrets secret. The policy has served Lucy well all through high school, so when her best friend Ellie gets sick before prom and begs her to step in as Cole’s date, she accepts with a smile, silencing about ten different reservations. Like the one where she’d rather stay home shredding online zombies. And the one where she hates playing dress-up. And especially the one where she’s been secretly in love with Cole since the dawn of time.

When Cole surprises her at the after party with a kiss under the stars, it’s everything Lucy has ever dreamed of… and the biggest BFF deal-breaker ever. Despite Cole’s lingering sweetness, Lucy knows they’ll have to ’fess up to Ellie. But before they get the chance, Lucy’s own Facebook profile mysteriously explodes with compromising pics of her and Cole, along with tons of other students’ party indiscretions. Tagged. Liked. And furiously viral.

By Monday morning, Lucy’s been branded a slut, a backstabber, and a narc, mired in a tabloid-worthy scandal just weeks before graduation. 

Lucy’s been battling undead masses online long enough to know there’s only one way to survive a disaster of this magnitude: Stand up and fight. Game plan? Uncover and expose the Facebook hacker, win back her best friend’s trust, and graduate with a clean slate.

There’s just one snag—Cole. Turns out Lucy’s not the only one who’s been harboring unrequited love…(Goodreads)

Why I'm Waiting and Wishing

Well this just sounds…scandalous and intriguing! So I'm thinking it sounds like a perfect summer read. The authors is new to me but I'm loving the blurb and cover, so fingers crossed maybe I've found another author to follow. Can't wait to give this one a try! :)


Please feel free to share links to your highly anticipated reads below. It's so exciting to read about everyone else's picks and find new books to add to my TBR list!

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  1. Nice pick! Not my kind of read but still hope you love it once you read it!

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  2. This sounds amazing. I love books that deal with real life dramatic events. Thank you for sharing it. I am adding it to my list.
    Our Waiting and Wishing

    1. Yay - what I love best about memes: sharing and discovering new titles. :) thanks for stopping by!

  3. I've read a few books by Sarah Ockler and they were both pretty great. I just got approved for this one on Edelwiess so hopefully its as good as it sounds :)

    Nemo @ Blame it on the book

    1. I have a few others of hers on my TBR shelf but I haven't gotten to any yet. I'm excited to try this one out, it sounds super interesting and I also have an arc copy. :) thanks for stopping by!

  4. Awesome choice! This one sounds pretty good, I'm excited for it to come out. I haven't read anything by Sarah Ockler though I've heard that bittersweet was really good.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian