“Waiting” on Wednesday: Something Real

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.

Something Real - Heather DemetriosSomething Real by Heather Demetrios

Hardcover: 403 pages
Publication date: Henry Holt BYR
Publisher: February 4th 2014
Add on: Goodreads

There’s nothing real about reality TV.

Seventeen-year-old Bonnie™ Baker has grown up on TV—she and her twelve siblings are the stars of one-time hit reality show Baker’s Dozen. Since the show’s cancellation and the scandal surrounding it, Bonnie™ has tried to live a normal life, under the radar and out of the spotlight. But it’s about to fall apart…because Baker’s Dozen is going back on the air. Bonnie™’s mom and the show’s producers won’t let her quit and soon the life she has so carefully built for herself, with real friends (and maybe even a real boyfriend), is in danger of being destroyed by the show. Bonnie™ needs to do something drastic if her life is ever going to be her own—even if it means being more exposed than ever before.

Okay, so I’d probably would pick this up alone for the cover, because it’s pretty awesome. That, and 2014 seems be the year for really cute YA contemporaries. Plus, who doesn’t love cheaper by the dozen fun 😉

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” on Wednesday: Something Real”

  1. hmmm, sounds like it will be an interesting read. Nice pick!
    My WoW

    1. I’m definitely curious as to what dramatic measures she’s going to take haha. Thanks (:

  2. Oh I might try this one, it sounds like a fun read!

    1. Yay! I hope you enjoy it! I’m glad the wait’s not too much longer.

  3. What happens behind the scenes of reality TV, sounds fascinating 🙂
    My WoW

    1. Definitely does! Thanks for stopping by (:

  4. “2014 seems be the year for really cute YA contemporaries.” It does, and this sounds like it could be full of fun drama, great pick! 🙂

    Here’s mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

    1. I’m glad I’m getting back in to contemporaries 😉 Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Something Real does sound really cute. I like the Ya contemporary/romance mix and reality tv theme. Great pick- Enjoy! 🙂

    1. Me too! I just read a YA contemp with reality tv theme and it was quite cute! Thanks for stopping by (:

  6. This cover is so different and cool. I just read a book with reality tv and really enjoyed it so maybe I will love this one too!

    great pick

    Michelle @ Book Briefs

    1. I’m a big fan of the cover! Oh which book? I just recently read a YA contemp with reality tv and it was cute (: I hope we both like this one! Thanks for stopping by!

  7. I’ve never heard of this book! But that’s such an interesting cover. Henry Holt always has cool book covers! 😀

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. They definitely do! I’d buy this just for the cover haha.

  8. I’ve been seeing a lot about this book lately! The cover is just too cute! I might just have to buy it to display it on my shelves! I’m not too big of a fan of contemps, but I really enjoy bad reality tv, so this might be a fun read! Thanks for sharing!! oh, and I’m a new follower via bloglovin 🙂

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    1. Haha, I would totally buy this just to display on my shelves too 😉 Thanks for following!

    1. So many cute YA contemporaries for 2014!

  9. YES! This book! I’ve had this one on my tbr for such a long time. I have an arc that I am excited to read soon. I love cute contemporaries.
    My WoW

    1. Ah lucky! Hope you enjoy it! Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on it! Thanks for stopping by (:

  10. I’m really excited for this one, too. It sounds so cute and I agree that that cover is adorable. Great pick!

    1. I would buy this for the cover alone haha. Hopefully it lives up to our expectation! Thanks for stopping by (:

  11. This sounds like an interesting read. Great pick.

    1. I hope so! Thanks for stopping by Pamela (:

  12. Michele @ A Belle's Tales says: Reply

    Oh, I agree! That cover is great, and this sounds really cute! Thanks so much for putting it on my radar and for stopping by. Awesome pick!

    1. No problem, glad I could share the excitement 😉

  13. Thank you for picking this one! I read about it somewhere else but before I could put it on my Goodreads shelf I lost track of it. Added now. Can’t wait!

  14. Great pic. Thanks for sharing this!

  15. This sounds amazing. And that cover is really awesome.
    Thanks for visiting my WoW!

  16. I just recently heard about this one and can’t wait to start seeing review! I do love me some reality tv and I love this concept!

    Sorry I’m so late to stop by! 🙂

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