“Waiting” On Wednesday: Down With the Shine

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

Down With the Shine - Kate Karyus QuinnDown With the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn

Hardcover: 355 pages
Publication date: April 26th 2016
Publisher: Harper Teen
Add on: Goodreads

There’s a reason they say “be careful what you wish for.” Just ask the girl who wished to be thinner and ended up smaller than Thumbelina, or the boy who asked for “balls of steel” and got them-literally. And never wish for your party to go on forever. Not unless you want your guests to be struck down by debilitating pain if they try to leave.

These are things Lennie only learns when it’s too late-after she brings some of her uncles’ moonshine to a party and toasts to dozens of wishes, including a big wish of her own: to bring back her best friend, Dylan, who was abducted and murdered six months ago.

Lennie didn’t mean to cause so much chaos. She always thought her uncles’ moonshine toast was just a tradition. And when they talked about carrying on their “important family legacy,” she thought they meant good old-fashioned bootlegging.

As it turns out, they meant granting wishes. And Lennie has just granted more in one night than her uncles would grant in a year.

Now she has to find a way to undo the damage. But once granted, a wish can’t be unmade…

Be careful what you wish for! Definitely sounds like an interesting read. I heard it’s a little weird, but I’m totally down for that!

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Author: Cyn

noun. a bum OT, procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

8 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: Down With the Shine”

  1. YES. I have a copy of this one, and the cover has me addicted already. I need to read it ASAP. It sounds amazing!

  2. This book seems very great.

  3. This is the first time I actually stopped and checked out the synopsis … I don’t know why I didn’t do it before?! I’ve seen this around so many times already! It sounds GREAT though. I think I could really enjoy this, haha. 😀 Thanks for sharing!

    Here’s my WoW! 🙂
    Yvonne @ A World Between Folded Pages

  4. What fun! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy. Here’s mine: “INK AND BONE”

  5. I’ve seen this one a lot recently! I am getting more intrigued with each viewing! My WoW.

  6. This is one that sounds very good! I feel like maybe I have an egalley of it, but not sure. Great pick!
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  7. YES. I am really looking forward to this book. Great pick, Cyn!

  8. This totally sounds a bit weird, but nevertheless I’m glad you introduced it to me. Based on the southern folklore storyline it reminds me a lot of “Beware the Wild” by Natalie C. Parker. Great post!

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