Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday [10]

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at Breaking The Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating!

This week I'm waiting on The Rivals by Daisy Whitney!

When Alex Patrick was assaulted by another student last year, her elite boarding school wouldn't do anything about it. This year Alex is head of the Mockingbirds, a secret society of students who police and protect the student body. While she desperately wants to live up to the legacy that's been given to her, she's now dealing with a case unlike any the Mockingbirds have seen before.

It isn't rape. It isn't bullying. It isn't hate speech. A far-reaching prescription drug ring has sprung up, and students are using the drugs to cheat. But how do you try a case with no obvious victim? Especially when the facts don't add up, and each new clue drives a wedge between Alex and the people she loves most: her friends, her boyfriend, and her fellow Mockingbirds.

As Alex unravels the layers of deceit within the school, the administration, and even the student body the Mockingbirds protect, her struggle to navigate the murky waters of vigilante justice may reveal more about herself than she ever expected.

I totally loved Daisy Whitney's first book The Mockingbirds so I'm hoping this sequel will be just as good. I'm totally intrigued by the whole prescription drug aspect and yay for navigating the murky waters of vigilante justice! Haha. Gotta love the wording in the summary. XD

This is getting published on February 6th 2012.

What are you waiting on this wednesday?

Julia :)


  1. i didn't know there was another one! :O i haven't read the mockingbirds, but i really want to...i will when i have the time ;)

  2. I haven't read The Mockingbirds yet, but I've heard great things about it. Must get to both of these! Nice WoW picks!

    If you'd like, you can check out mine here.

  3. awesome, i haven't read the first one either but i'll check them both out! here's my WOW post w/2012 books! hope you'll stop by and let me know what you are looking forward to reading from my list!

  4. I'm looking forward to this one too.

  5. Oooh I have The Mockingbirds on my tbr list - will have to bump it up.

  6. I'm so excited for this one too!!! I loved the Mockingbirds as well, this one looks awesome :) great choice.


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