Waiting on Wednesday (23) - Sometimes It Happens by Lauren Barnholdt

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine spotlighting upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release Date: July 12, 2011

On the last day of her junior year, Hannah's boyfriend Ryan dumped her. Facing a summer of loneliness, Hannah turns to her best friend Ava for comfort. Ava does what BFFs do: she stays by Hannah's side...until it's time for Ava to head up to Maine for the summer. Also left behind is Ava's boyfriend, Noah, who's such a great guy he gets Hannah a job at the diner he waits tables at. Slowly, Hannah comes out of her funk thanks to Noah's good conversation and their fun times at the diner. But things get complicated when their friendship turns into attraction--and one night, into a passionate kiss. The novel opens on the first day of senior year; the day Hannah is going to see Ava, Ryan, and Noah all in one place. Over the course of the day secrets and betrayals are revealed, and alliances are broken and reformed. In the end, everyone is paired up once again, but not the way you might think... 

I love reading Lauren Barnholdt's novels so when I heard about her latest YA novel, I just had to make it my WoW pick! I have all four of her previous YA novels, and while my favourite is still Two-Way Street, I've enjoyed them all! And by the sounds of it, I'll be liking Sometimes It Happens for sure as well!

Cover Comments: So pretty! It's soft on the eyes and the colourful font matches it perfectly!

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  1. Love the sound of this one, and the cover is so sweet! Great pick this week :)

  2. Oh! This sounds so freaking good! And it totally reminds me of High School drama.

  3. I love her books so much. This is a great pick, thanks for posting!

  4. First, congrats on having over 200 followers. You deserve it. You have really created an awesome place to talk about books :)

    Second, this book pick looks fantastic. I do love the classic "fall for my best friend's boyfriend" story - especially where is seems like there will be a twist and really well-drawn characters!

    I wrote you an extended comment response on my blog but the short version is - Thanks for the recommendation of Some Girls Are... I put it on my TBR list. I am adding this one as well :)(sadly, I have to wait till July!)

  5. I like the sound of this one and will add it to my wishlist.

  6. I didn0t like Two Way Street but this one sounds good. and the cover is so pretty!

  7. I've never heard of this one before but geez does it sound good!