Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday #4


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme started by Jill @Breaking The Spine, where we talk about upcoming releases we just-can't-wait for.

This week I'm waiting for,

Hanging By A Thread
by Sophie Littlefield
Expected Publication - 11th Sepetember, 2012

From Goodreads:
Summer is the best part of the year in Winston, California, and the Fourth of July is the highlight of the season. But the perfect town Clare remembers has changed, and everyone is praying that this summer will be different from the last two—that this year's Fourth of July festival won't see one of their own vanish without a trace, leaving no leads and no suspects. The media are in a frenzy predicting a third disappearance, but the town depends on tourist dollars, so the residents of Winston are trying desperately to pretend nothing's wrong. 
And they're not the only ones hiding something. 
Clare, a seamstress who redesigns vintage clothing, has been blessed—or perhaps cursed—with a gift: she can see people's pasts when she touches their clothes. When she stumbles across a denim jacket that once belonged to Amanda Stavros, last year's Fourth of July victim, Clare sees her perfect town begin to come apart at the seams. 
In a town where appearance means everything, how deep beneath the surface will Clare dig to uncover a murderer?


Why I'm waiting for this:

Lets be honest - it's the cover that pulled me in for this one. Initially. I mean, WOW, LOOK AT THAT! Instant. Cover. Lust. And then the title. Oooh, prettiness.
But yeah, pretty covers are plenty. What really has my attention is the fact that the main character is a seamstress. Rolling your eyes, are we now? See, while the whole keeping-up-appearances and digging-beneath-the-surface is not a very uncommon theme - especially if you add a few murders alongside - vintage clothes definitely make things interesting. So, yes, I'm shallow, but how can I help it? Pretty things are so awesome. And dude, VINTAGE!

Of course, the murder and the town's secrets make things more exciting. Who doesn't love secrets? And here's a town-full of them. This one's got plenty to draw me in right now.

I mean, seriously, LOOK AT THAT - *drools over cover*

- so, uh, what's making YOU drool this week?


PS. Also, I went for a second watch of The Hunger Games. Go, Team Seneca Crane's beard!

10 comments:

  1. I think I've actually seen this on NetGalley - it sounds really awesome and intriguing. Thanks for making me take a closer look! :)

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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  2. I've seen this one on Netgalley. The cover is really eye catching! Great pick for your WoW :)
    P.S. I just became you 300th follower!! Congrats!
    Here's my WoW post :)

    -Kimberly @ Turning The Pages

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  3. New follower, I haven't heard of this one before but it's definitely going on my wishlist, great pick, here's mine

    http://headstuckinabook.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday.html

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  4. This is the first time I've seen this book bu I also love the cover- she's so pretty! And I also love the seamstress aspect- I don't know why but sewing references always make me want to read a book!

    New follower :-) Your blog is gorgeous!

    My WoW: http://pocketfulofbooksblogger.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday_28.html

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  5. I definitely love the cover on this one!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

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  6. This book does sound interesting. I will have to add it to my TBR shelf.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Dani
    http://paulettespapers.com/

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  7. Love the cover - and the summary makes it sound super intriguing.

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  8. I haven't heard of this one before, but it sounds so good! I'm definitely going to have to check it out! Great choice :)

    Here's my WoW!

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  9. The story sounds interesting and I like the cover.
    thanks for sharing
    My WOW

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  10. i saw this 1 around on the blogosphere and goodreads a month or two ago
    yep very intriguing cover yu bet yea

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