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Wednesday 24 August 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Covers with Squiggly Lines Edition

Have you guys noticed the covers that have similar font, and feel? At first I thought they were all related, but then I saw that they were all by different authors and I'm like holy crap Batman!

Second Chance Summer
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
Hardcover, 224 pages
Expected publication: May 8th 2012
by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Taylor's family might not be the closest-knit – everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled – but for the most part, they get along fine. Then they get news that changes everything: Her father has pancreatic cancer, and it's stage four – meaning that there is basically nothing to be done. Her parents decide that the family will spend his last months together at their old summerhouse in the Pocono Mountains.

Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to, they begin to get to know each other again. And Taylor discovers that the people she thought she had left behind haven't actually gone anywhere. Her former summer best friend is suddenly around, as is her first boyfriend. . . and he's much cuter at seventeen than he was at twelve.
As the summer progresses, the Edwards become more of a family, and closer than they've ever been before. But all of them very aware that they're battling a ticking clock. Sometimes, though, there is just enough time to get a second chance – with family, with friends, and with love.
 Someone Else's Life
 Someone Else's Life by Katie Dale
Paperback, 384 pages
Expected publication: April 2nd 2012
by Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
When seventeen-year-old Rosie’s mother, Trudie, dies from Huntington’s Disease, her pain is intensified by the knowledge that she has a fifty-per-cent chance of inheriting the crippling disease herself. Only when she tells her mum’s best friend, ‘Aunt Sarah’ that she is going to test for the disease does Sarah, a midwife, reveal that Trudie was not her biological mother after all... Devastated, Rosie decides to trace her real mother, hitching along on her ex-boyfriend’s GAP year to follow her to Los Angeles. But all does not go to plan, and as Rosie discovers yet more of her family's deeply-buried secrets and lies, she is left with an agonising decision of her own - one which will be the most heart-breaking and far-reaching of all...
 Unraveling Isobel
Unraveling Isobel by Eileen Cook
Hardcover, 256 pages
Expected publication: January 3rd 2012
by Simon Pulse 
Isobel’s life is falling apart. Her mom just married some guy she met on the internet only three months before, and is moving them to his sprawling, gothic mansion off the coast of nowhere. Goodbye, best friend. Goodbye, social life. Hello, icky new stepfather, crunchy granola town, and unbelievably good-looking, officially off-limits stepbrother.
But on her first night in her new home, Isobel starts to fear that it isn’t only her life that’s unraveling—her sanity might be giving way too. Because either Isobel is losing her mind, just like her artist father did before her, or she’s seeing ghosts. Either way, Isobel’s fast on her way to being the talk of the town for all the wrong reasons.
They all have squiggly lines! My favorite is Someone Else's Life. They are all coming out on 2012 O.o Is it a new trend for next year? No more pretty girls in pretty dresses? That one never gets old with me, I love all those covers, but this new trend is easy on the eyes as well. Must put on wishlist!


  1. LOL! I guess the book cover trend for 2012 is girls in pretty dresses are out, squiggly line titles are in!
    I hadn't heard of any of these books before but holy crap Batman this post made me smile!

  2. Honestly i don't think any of these books look worth reading... not my style. I hope pretty dresses are still in! The Fallen covers are just beauteous!

  3. Interesting observation! All of these sound very good though! Plus the covers are very eye-catching :)

  4. those look good I will have to check them out. I know the first one I've had my eye on it. Great WoW

  5. All of these books sounds awesome!! I've chosen Second Chance Summer for one of my WoW's before. :) Fantastic picks this week!

    My WoW :)

  6. All these covers are great!
    Cant' wait to read these three =)


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