Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (39): 3:59

Since I barely had a reading progress, I'm only going to do a WoW today. We'll continue WWW Wednesdays next week!

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, originally started by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that highlights upcoming book releases everyone is waiting on.


by Gretchen McNeil

Expected publication: September 17th 2013 by Balzer & Bray

Blurb (Goodreads):

Josie Byrne's life is spiraling out of control. Her parents are divorcing, her boyfriend Nick has grown distant, and her physics teacher has it in for her. When she's betrayed by the two people she trusts most, Josie thinks things can't get worse.

Until she starts having dreams about a girl named Jo. Every night at the same time—3:59 a.m.

Jo's life is everything Josie wants: she's popular, her parents are happily married, and Nick adores her. It all seems real, but they're just dreams, right? Josie thinks so, until she wakes one night to a shadowy image of herself in the bedroom mirror – Jo. 

Josie and Jo realize that they are doppelgängers living in parallel universes that overlap every twelve hours at exactly 3:59. Fascinated by Jo's perfect world, Josie jumps at the chance to jump through the portal and switch places for a day.

But Jo’s world is far from perfect. Not only is Nick not Jo's boyfriend, he hates her. Jo's mom is missing, possibly insane. And at night, shadowy creatures feed on human flesh.

By the end of the day, Josie is desperate to return to her own life. But there’s a problem: Jo has sealed the portal, trapping Josie in this dangerous world. Can she figure out a way home before it’s too late?

From master of suspense Gretchen McNeil comes a riveting and deliciously eerie story about the lives we wish we had – and how they just might kill you.

This book sounds amazing. Crazy, dark, fast-paced. Yes, please. I want to read it.

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What are your pick/s for this week? Share them with me below or simply paste your link to post! :)

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  1. I saw this as someone's pick last week and loved the sound of it - very intriguing! Great choice :)

    My WoW!

  2. This sounds epic! I loved Gretchen McNeil's Ten so I have a feeling this will be epic! Great WoW pick!!
    -Scott Reads It!

  3. This was on my WoW last week. Thanks for sharing :) can't wait to read it.

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  4. I haven't read anything by Gretchen McNeil but heard great things about her books. I can't wait to read 3.59. Just the name alone is so mysterious. Great pick!

  5. I can't wait to read this one either, it sounds promising. Great pick!

    My WoW

  6. I keep seeing this one around, might have to give it a try. Thanks for stopping by Little Library Muse! Love your blog design.
    Cricket :)

  7. I haven't heard of this one. Sounds interesting. I have been debating if I should read 'Ten'. Thanks for checking out my WOW. :)

  8. Sounds awesome!

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  9. I'm really looking forward to this one! It sounds really interesting and I love the cover. :B
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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