Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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

This week's WoW selection is...

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Title: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
Series: Between #1
Publisher: Dial
Publication Date: August 20, 2013

You stop fearing the devil when you’re holding his hand…

Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White’s sleepy, seaside town…until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet’s crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about the boy living in her backyard. Is River just a crooked-smiling liar with pretty eyes and a mysterious past? Or could he be something more? Violet’s grandmother always warned her about the Devil, but she never said he could be a dark-haired boy who takes naps in the sun, who likes coffee, who kisses you in a cemetery...who makes you want to kiss back. Violet’s already so knee-deep in love, she can’t see straight. And that’s just how River likes it.

Blending faded decadence and the thrilling dread of gothic horror, April Genevieve Tucholke weaves a dreamy, twisting contemporary romance, as gorgeously told as it is terrifying—a debut to watch.

Why I'm waiting:  That COVER!  That SUMMARY!  Do I really need a reason to want to read this book besides those?  Fine.  I love the gothic elements, and I always enjoy it when the devil pops up in unexpected places.  I cannot wait to read this debut and be swooned by the devilish River!

What novel are you waiting on this week?  Share it in the comments or leave a link so I stop by and check it out!


  1. This one sounds gothic and haunting which is just how I like my books. Definitely can't wait to check this one out!

    My WOW this week

  2. Yes yes yes!! I can't wait for this one either! Gothic house, sea, mysterious but untrustworthy guy who just might be the devil? Oh, no to mention kisses in a cemetetery! It's on Edelweiss, by the way. I requested it and am keeping my fingers crossed...

    My WoW pick

  3. I'm super excited for this one as well! Especially to be swooned by the devil! LOL
    My WOW

  4. Sounds good, Jen. Love that cover!

  5. Ohh i love this one. I just pined for it and also pitched to host a blog tour so hopefully it'll work out. Thanks for sharing.

    old follower

    1. Gah, I would love to be on the tour for this one!!! Hope that comes to fruition! :)

  6. I'm super excited for this one as well. Did you request from Edelweiss yet?

    Thanks for stopping by My WoW and sharing your pick!

    1. Yeah, I requested it, but I haven't heard anything yet. Fingers crossed!!!

  7. Ooooh what an awesome pick!!! I absolutely LOVE this cover and the summery sounds amazing too! Thanks for sharing!! :)

  8. Every time I see this book somewhere I say in my head just like you... THAT COVER!! I just love it! That alone would make me interested... but the summary just pushes me over the edge. I must read this book now. :)

  9. Ooooh, I'm really looking forward to this one too. It sounds fantastic. It sounds so wonderful and creepy. Excellent choice!

    Thanks for stopping by!! xxx

  10. This one sounds so amazing!!!! I love bad boys and River sounds like one I will LOVE. I requested on Edelweiss but am preparing for the rejection already. lol :)


  11. My goodness that sounds like a good book. Great pick and Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

  12. I've seen this one a few times and I always am so intrigued by it. I can't wait to read people's reviews of it.

    Here's mine

    ~Danica Page
    Taking it One Page at a Time

  13. EXCELLENT choice Jen!! This book sounds epic. 'nuff said. I can't wait to read it! It's so up my alley.

    Have an awesome week! :)

  14. This does sound great! I've never heard of it before, but now I'm definitely intrigued by it ;) Great pick!


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