“Waiting” on Wednesday: Living Violet

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

Living Violet by Jaime Reed

Paperback: 304 pages
Publication date: December 27, 2011
Publisher: Dafina
Add on: Goodreads

He’s persuasive, charming, and way too mysterious. And for Samara Marshall, her co-worker is everything she wants most–and everything she most fears. . .

Samara Marshall is determined to make the summer before her senior year the best ever. Her plan: enjoy downtime with friends and work to save up cash for her dream car. Summer romance is not on her to-do list, but uncovering the truth about her flirtatious co-worker, Caleb Baker, is. From the peculiar glow to his eyes to the unfortunate events that befall the girls who pine after him, Samara is the only one to sense danger behind his smile.

But Caleb’s secrets are drawing Samara into a world where the laws of attraction are a means of survival. And as a sinister power closes in on those she loves, Samara must take a risk that will change her life forever. . .or consume it.

Author: Kim

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” on Wednesday: Living Violet”

  1. Ooooh, I wonder what’s going on there?? I am intrigued. 😉 I will definitely have to investigate this book further. It looks like it could be really worth reading. Haven’t seen this one before. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  2. Wow, this book interested me because it is by an African American author something you hardly see in YA. I may get this just to support more POC in books . . . and the plot looks super cute !

  3. What a lovely cover!!! The book sounds interesting!! Thank you for sharing it! Awesome choice, by the way!

    Sam
    Books For All Seasons

  4. OoOo I have just added this to my GR list! Sounds awesome! Here is My WoW if you’d like to check it out!
    -Shellie

  5. I like how no one else has picked this yet. Methinks the model seems to be the same one for the covers on Shea Berkley’s Keepers of Life Series. Even the hoodie that he sports looks familiar. 🙂

    Hope you can visit my WoW post this week:

    http://thetravelingreader.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/waiting-on-wednesday-5/

    – Mauie from The Traveling Reader

  6. I think the line “into a world where the laws of attraction are a means of survival” is what got me hooked into this book. Sounds very intriguing and interesting. Great pick!

    Check out my WoW picks for this week

  7. This is a new title to me! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Great choice! The cover is cool & the synopsis is intriguing.
    Thanks for sharing!

    Here’s mine: http://thebookishbabes.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday_22.html

  9. Great pick! It sounds intriguing. 🙂

  10. This one sounds good. I’m curious, for sure. Sounds like a romance-mystery-fantasy combo, which is always good.

    New follower from WoW.

  11. Interesting choice. Come visit me as well. I like the cover. It sounds interesting. Come visit me as well.

    Grace
    Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog

  12. We Fancy Books says: Reply

    Ohh first time seeing this book, sounds really good. Awesome pick

    My WoW pick

  13. Haven’t seen this before, but it sounds intriguing. Thanks for sharing!

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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