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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (#3)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Title:Epic Fail.
Author: Claire LaZebnik
Expected publication: August 2nd 2011
 Publisher: HarperTeen
Genre: Ya, Contemp

"At Coral Tree Prep in Los Angeles, who your parents are can make or break you. Case in point: 

• As the son of Hollywood royalty, Derek Edwards is pretty much prince of the school—not that he deigns to acknowledge many of his loyal subjects.

• As the daughter of the new principal, new-girl-on-campus Elise Benton isn’t exactly on everyone’s must-sit-next-to-at-lunch list.

When Elise’s beautiful sister catches the eye of the prince’s best friend, Elise gets to spend a lot of time with Derek, making her the envy of every girl. Except she refuses to fall for any of his rare smiles and instead warms up to his enemy, the surprisingly charming social outcast Webster Grant. But in this hilarious tale of fitting in and flirting, not all snubs are undeserved, not all celebrity brats are bratty, and pride and prejudice can get in the way of true love for only so long. Fans of Susane Colasanti (When It Happens), Polly Shulman (Enthusiasm), and, of course, Jane Austen will love finding out if Elise’s love life will be an epic win or an epic fail." -GoodReads.

Pride and Prejudice retellings seem to be an ever growing trend in YA. Not that I am complaining as Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorite novels and I am loving contemps right now, so this is like a two-for-one. And that is a super cute cover. Definitely high on my list of books I cannot wait to get my hands on.

What are you waiting on this wednesday?


  1. This is one of the books I am most looking foward to this year I love cute light reads and this one sounds awesome.

  2. Great pick! I just recently added this book to my reading list. Sounds great!

  3. Super cute pick! Anything involving Pride & Prejudice gets my vote :)

  4. I think this one sounds so cute, and honestly I don't always read cute! I'm gonna have to read it for the title alone though because my husband and I always say "Epic Fail" to each other whenever one of us does something dumb! LOL

  5. I am just in love with this book and the cover!


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