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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday #28: The Opposite of Hallelujah by Anna Jarzab

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by  Breaking the Spine. 
This is were we get to 'spotlight' books that we are anxiously waiting to be released! The ones that we are dying to get our hands on and read into the wee hours of the night and, quite possibly, to make our shelves look all pretty too :)

What I'm waiting on... 

by Anna Jarzab
Release date: October 29th, 2012


"Caro Mitchell considers herself an only child—and she likes it that way. After all, her much older sister, Hannah, left home eight years ago, and Caro barely remembers her. So when Caro’s parents drop the bombshell news that Hannah is returning to live with them, Caro feels as if an interloper is crashing her family. To her, Hannah’s a total stranger, someone who haunts their home with her meek and withdrawn presence, and who refuses to talk about her life and why she went away. Caro can’t understand why her parents cut her sister so much slack, and why they’re not pushing for answers.

Unable to understand Hannah, Caro resorts to telling lies about her mysterious reappearance. But when those lies alienate Caro’s new boyfriend and put her on the outs with her friends and her parents, she seeks solace from an unexpected source. And when she unearths a clue about Hannah’s past—one that could save Hannah from the dark secret that possesses her—Caro begins to see her sister in a whole new light."

Why I'm waiting on The Opposite of Hallelujah...

What plagues Caro's sister??? Such a mystery...
I'm getting the impression that Hannah doesn't, or can't, talk... hmmm...

What do you think???
And, what are you waiting on??? 


  1. AH! YA contemporary is my favorite and this one looks fantastic.

    My WoW

  2. I've heard a bit about this one and from that buzz and the summary it sounds excellent. Great choice! If you'd like you can check out my Waiting on Wednesday post here. :)

  3. Intriguing. We seem to have a very feminized antihero here. (Instead of killing or stealing, etc. she is trying to cut much deeper.) This looks like it could be interesting and it makes me wonder just what the sister is hiding, and what our heroine will have to do to set things right.

  4. LOVE the cover on this book. It has a slightly creepy feel to it. I don't read a lot of contemporary ya but this one sounds really good. I hope you get to read it very soon.


  5. This one sounds awesome! Sounds like it could be a bit emotional as well. Great pick! :)

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature
    My WoW

  6. This sounds great. I am all for mysteries. Nice pick....

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever

  7. Great pick! I love sister stories and mysteries! Come check out my WoW!

  8. Sounds sad. I like the colors of the cover. :)

  9. Great pick. First time I've seen this one but it sounds great :) My WoW

  10. A fascinating choice.


  11. This one looks SO good! I love the cover and the idea sounds fantastical. Great choice this week! I love your blog!
    Stop by MY WOW?
    <3 Inky@ Book Haven Extraordinaire

  12. Totally got me wondering, awesome pick! Going to look more into this read, thanks!

    Crazy Book S...

  13. I have this in my kindle for review, I just haven't read it yet, sounds good though!
    - Shanise @ Camisado Mind

  14. I hadn't heard of this one. Thanks for sharing. I'm adding it to my TBR list. :)


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