20 March 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Ten

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
Title: Purity
Author: Jackson Pearce
Publication Date: 24 April 2012
Summary (courtesy of goodreads.com):
Before her mother died, Shelby promised three things: to listen to her father, to love as much as possible, and to live without restraint. Those Promises become harder to keep when Shelby's father joins the planning committee for the Princess Ball, an annual dance that ends with a ceremonial vow to live pure lives -- in other words, no "bad behavior," no breaking the rules, and definitely no sex.

Torn between Promises One and Three, Shelby makes a decision -- to exploit a loophole and lose her virginity before taking the vow. But somewhere between failed hookup attempts and helping her dad plan the ball, Shelby starts to understand what her mother really meant, what her father really needs, and who really has the right to her purity.
I love this cover so much I want to like, design my whole house around it.  And the book sounds good too, yeah?

18 comments:

  1. I've heard great things about Jackson Pearce and I really like the themes this book sounds like it will touch on. Great pick!

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  2. Purity sounds so good! Jackson Pearce is an amazing writer, and I'm dying to read how she does contemporary. Great pick! :)

    my WOW.

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  3. I've actually thought about reading this one. I like the idea of her wanting to lose her virginity to keep her promise to her mom but then not having sex to keep her promise to her dad. Sounds like a lot of torn feelings. Hopefully she figures out what is best for her!
    My WOW

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  4. Sounds very conflicting. Definitely should be an interesting read. Hope you enjoy it!

    Here's my WoW/WWW post

    Happy Reading!

    ~Danica Page
    Taking It One Page at a Time

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  5. Jackson Pearce is such an awesome writer. I'm eagerly waiting for this book to come out. I love just how simple the cover looks. Great pick!

    Check out our WoW picks this week

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  6. Whoa. That is quite conflicting. Added to Goodreads! Thx for sharing=D

    Drop by my WoW?
    http://tumblinginbooks.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-treachery-of-beautiful.html

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  7. Love your pick! I have to say that Wednesday is my favorite day because I find so many great books to add to my shelf. And this one will definitely be added! Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here's mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-15.html

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  8. I haven't heard of this one before. Looks good. Thanks for sharing :)

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  9. I love the cover, but I love the synopsis even more! Awesome pick - can't wait to read this one myself either. :)

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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  10. It sounds interesting. I added it to my TBR (should I ever find the time to read the items on my TBR!).

    My WoW Pick

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  11. I still have 'Sister read' screaming for me to read it. This book sounds amazing.

    My pick:
    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-7-anna-carey-once.html

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  12. This looks like a really good read. Thanks for sharing, will have to add this to my list. Here's my WoW

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  13. It sounds good but not really what I'm looking for these days. I'll keep it in mind because I'm pretty sure I can enjoy it. ;)

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  14. I heard about this one, and I can't wait until it comes out. What a beautiful cover!
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    Giselle @ booknerd.ca
    Waiting on Wednesday

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  15. I hadn't heard of this book previously. Sounds like a really cute read. I'm adding it to my list.

    My WoW

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  16. I think this one looks really interesting - great pick!

    My WoW is here, if you'd like to take a look.

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  17. It's Jackson Pearce, so I'm sure it's going to be great! I also love the cover; it's simple but eye catching. Fabulous pick, Michelle!

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