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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Waiting On Wednesday #49: THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS by J. J. Howard

"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 J. J. Howard
Expected release date: April 1st, 2013
Published by: Scholastic Point
Genre: Young Adult - Contemporary 


A music-obsessed, slightly snarky New York City girl, Lexi is on her own. After making a huge mistake—and facing a terrible tragedy— Lexi has no choice but to track down her long-absent mother. Rumor has it that Lexi’s mom is somewhere in Florida with a traveling circus.

When Lexi arrives at her new, three-ring reality, her mom isn’t there…but her destiny might be. Surrounded by tigers, elephants, and trapeze artists, Lexi finds some surprising friends and an even more surprising chance at true love. She even lucks into a spot as the circus’s fortune teller, reading tarot cards and making predictions.

But then Lexi’s ex-best friend from home shows up, and suddenly it’s Lexi’s own future that’s thrown into question… 

With humor, wisdom, and a dazzlingly fresh voice, this debut reminds us of the magic of circus tents, city lights, first kisses, last heartaches, and the importance of an excellent playlist.

Why I'm waiting on "That Time I Joined The Circus"... 

Circus. Music.
Snarky NYC girl.

Circus. Music.
First kisses.

Circus. Music.

Hmmm... there seems to be a parttern that I am liking here ;)

So, what are you waiting for???

Tell me in the comments below, please :)
Happy reading!!!


  1. hehe! I have the same choice today... and I Cannot freaking wait to read it. Circus and Snark? I'm so so sold!

  2. Love your waiting list! Love circus books and of course sarky NYC girl, first kisses, and heartache not so much! LOL
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  3. I haven't heard of this one. :) Sounds too good to pass up. :)

    Arlene @ WinterHaven
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  4. Can't wait for this one either. I love books set in the circus!

  5. I hadn't heard much about this one, but everything you had to say/the summary makes me want to read it!

    Here is my WoW: http://thewhiteunicornfiction.blogspot.com/2013/02/waiting-on-wednesday-4-pretty-dark.html

  6. I'm not a big Contemporary reader but this sounds really cute that I might just give it a shot.
    My WoW

  7. Sounds way cute and fun. I like the cover.

  8. Great choice; adding to my 'tbr' list. Awesome blog. New follower.

    Here's my WoW

  9. This sound really good - definitely adding it to my TBR list. Awesome pick! :)

    Here's my WoW

  10. Wow this sounds amazing, Margie!! I am totally putting this in my TBR pile on Goodreads. :) What a great pick!

  11. Wow, so many are waiitng for this one! I love the cover and it seems pretty interesting too :)
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  12. This sounds like an interesting and unique book. It's been on my TBR list for a while.

    I'm currently hosting a giveaway on my blog, Breath of Books, of Emily Murdoch's If You Find Me. Stop by if you're interested.


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