Waiting on Wednesday (43) - Ripple by Mandy Hubbard

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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.

Release Date: July 26, 2011
Publisher: Razorbill/Penguin

Summary (from Goodreads):
Lexi is cursed with a dark secret. Each day she goes to school like a normal teenager, and each night she must swim, or the pain will be unbearable. She is a siren - a deadly mermaid destined to lure men to their watery deaths. After a terrible tragedy, Lexi shut herself off from the world, vowing to protect the ones she loves. But she soon finds herself caught between a new boy at school who may have the power to melt her icy exterior, and a handsome water spirit who says he can break Lexi's curse if she gives up everything else. Lexi is faced with the hardest decision she’s ever had to make: the life she's always longed for - or the love she can't live without?

I really enjoyed reading both of Mandy Hubbard's previous novels Prada and Prejudice and You Wish so it would probably make sense that I'm excited to read Ripple too! I like how it sounds darker and that it's centered around a siren, which I would consider more uncommon for the paranormal genre... And add in some romance and I think we'll have the perfect combination for a novel we'll all love!

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  1. I haven't read her other books, or heard of this one before, but it definitely sounds interesting! Nice pick!

  2. I'm so excited for this one, I'm such a sucker for siren stories ;)

    Check out my WOW pick(s)!

  3. I really loved You Wish so I'm looking forward to this one too, though I find the cover a little bit awkward.

  4. I haven't read any of Mandy's books yet but I'm excited for Ripple so this might be my first.

  5. I haven't read any of her other stuff but I love the siren theme and that cover is just great. Amazing pick!

  6. I loved Prada and Prejudice so I'm super excited for this onee - I cn't wait to read it

  7. I love this cover. Love it.