Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (20)

This is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine where every Wednesday bloggers highlight a book that they are eagerly anticipating the release of! 

By Sarah Ockler
Release Date: January 3rd
Summary: Once upon a time, Hudson knew exactly what her future looked like. Then a betrayal changed her life, and knocked her dreams to the ground. Now she’s a girl who doesn’t believe in second chances... a girl who stays under the radar by baking cupcakes at her mom’s diner and obsessing over what might have been. 

So when things start looking up and she has another shot at her dreams, Hudson is equal parts hopeful and terrified. Of course, this is also the moment a cute, sweet guy walks into her life...and starts serving up some seriously mixed signals. She’s got a lot on her plate, and for a girl who’s been burned before, risking it all is easier said than done. 

It’s time for Hudson to ask herself what she really wants, and how much she’s willing to sacrifice to get it. Because in a place where opportunities are fleeting, she knows this chance may very well be her last....

The first thing that pulled me into this book was the cover. It's so simple, but so cute with the heart pieced together like a puzzle. Then, when I read the summary, I knew I had to read this book. I really like how Hudson loves cooking cupcakes at her mom's diner, because there's always something unique about main characters of ya books that make them hard not to like. Hudson sounds like a sweet girl and I really can't see how this new mysterious guy walks into her life and if they'll end up together.


  1. Ohh, thus sounds really intriguing! I wondey why she got 'burned' and its nice to see a character have a hobby. Baking is fun<3 you know what the cover reminds me of? sweethearts by Sara Zarr they're kinda similar.

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  2. I love Sarah Ockler's book. Her first one I read was 20 Boy Summer and just loved it!

  3. this cover makes me want sugar cookies. lol.

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  4. That book looks amazing. Thanks for stopping by my little home on the web. Happy reading.


  5. Can't remember where I have seen this but I know I have, sounds good I'll have to check it out :). Thanks for stopping by! :).

  6. This book looks awesome! I love the cover! Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my blog!

  7. I like the cover too. The story to go with it sound great. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  8. Okay, I agree with Lindsay Cummings...and I actually went to the kitchen and snagged a cookie after seeing this cover. :) I think this will definitely get added to my TBR list. Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!

    Wendy @ Escape Into Fiction

  9. This sounds absolutely cute! Like honestly the cover is cute, the character is cute (baking cupcakes) and even the little romance is cute!! I am definitely not one for the Chick Lit. genre but I can definitely see myself reading this! Thanks so much for sharing on my blog, and leaving a comment :D

    PS: I'm totally stealing your button to put on my blog roll! lol.

  10. Great pick :D Seems like an interesting book ;) Pretty cover.
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    Love, Carina

  11. Got this one on my TBR list on goodreads. The story sounds grand. Nice pick!

    Anne (from Living in a Fairy World)

  12. This sounds cute. I love the cookie on the cover ^__^ thanks for stopping by!

  13. Cute! The cover has me craving cookies though! ;)

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  14. Ohhh this looks cute :) I love the cover with the cookie on it! Great pick :)

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

  15. This sounds really cute, but I'm not usually a huge contemporary reader. I hope you enjoy it!

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Kelly | Radiant Shadows

  16. I adore Sarah Ockler so I couldn't be more thrilled by the fact that she's releasing a third book.

    Have an amazing reading week!

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

  17. I'm not sure I want to read this book after reading the description. I'm not a huge fan of contemporary. But who knows? I might change my mind later on.

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  18. This sounds so good. I love food in books and that cover is making me hungry...
    Thanks for sharing!

  19. Love the sounds of this book! What a pretty cover!! I like it a lot! Excellent choice! Thank you for sharing it!

    Books For All Seasons

  20. Oh my goodness! That definitely is an intriguing cover :D And the summary just makes it sound amazing. Thanks for sharing and adding what looks to a great read to my tbr pile. And also thanks for stopping by mine :)

  21. That sounds really cute! I haven't read a YA book about cooking yet!

  22. Sounds interesting! Thanks for stopping by! :)

  23. This book had me at cupcakes ;)
    it sounds like a really sweet (yes, pun intended) story.

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  24. Ooh cupcakes. You can't go wrong with cupcakes. The synopsis sounds interesting, I may have to check it out. Thanks for stopping by my blog :0)

  25. I was going to mention the cover when I saw this picture! Everything about this book looks adorable, great pick!

  26. I've been waiting for this one too! Great pick!

  27. I'm waiting on this as well. I really enjoyed the excerpt for it. The couple cupcake recipes I've already read sound great and make me want to create my own.

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  28. Awesome pick! I'm definitely adding this one on my list.

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    Jay @ We Fancy Books

  29. Sounds really cute. I love contemporary YA novels. Will surely add it! ;)

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! <3

  30. Great WoW pick. It sounds like a awesome read. Here's My WoW

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  31. Great Great WoW choice! i have heard soo many great things about Sarah Ockler's books, but never got the chance to read a book by her! and the cover is just so lovely!!

    Farah @ Maji Bookshelf
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