Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: The Believing Game

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

The Believing Game
by Eireann Corrigan
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: December 1, 2012

A private academy. A cult leader. A girl caught in the middle.

After Greer Cannon discovers that shoplifting can be a sport and sex can be a superpower, her parents pack her up and send her off to McCracken Hill-a cloistered academy for troubled teens. At McCracken, Greer chafes under the elaborate systems and self-help lingo of therapeutic education. Then Greer meets Addison Bradley. A handsome, charismatic local, Addison seems almost as devoted to Greer as he is to the 12 steps. When he introduces Greer to his mentor Joshua, she finds herself captivated by the older man's calm wisdom. Finally, Greer feels understood.

But Greer starts to question: Where has Joshua come from? What does he want in return for his guidance? The more she digs, the more his lies are exposed. When Joshua's influence over Addison edges them all closer to danger, Greer decides to confront them both. Suddenly, she finds herself on the outside of Joshua's circle. And swiftly, she discovers it's not safe there.
(from NetGalley)

I'm always happy when I find out about a new book by Eireann Corrigan. Her verse memoir You Remind Me of You, knocked me off my feet. The style was so different and her story was so moving that it stayed with me over the years. She's an author that I'd love for more people to know about and read her books. 


  1. This sounds a little scary. Hope you enjoy!
    My WoW!

  2. That sounds really cool!! Going on my TBR! Thanks for sharing it.
    My "WoW"

  3. Hey, wait.. cult? I'm in!

    Patricia // My WOW

  4. Wow! It sounds awesome, and I love the knife in the title.

    My WOW.

  5. Creppy cover. Creppy description! OMG this goes straight to my tbr !

    Valery •The Book Of Owl's Im a new blogger so please feel free of leaving any advice or recommendation!

  6. Sounds lovely! I hope you enjoy it when it comes out :)

    Here is my WoW post. Check it out? ;)

    -Maxine @ Teenage Fiction


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