Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Going Vintage

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt
Pub. Date: March 26, 2013


Goodreads says, "When Mallory discovers that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with an online girlfriend, she swears off boys. She also swears off modern technology. Inspired by a list of goals her grandmother made in 1962, Mallory decides to "go vintage" and return to a simpler time (when boyfriends couldn't cheat on you online). She sets out to complete grandma's list: run for pep club secretary, host a dinner party, sew a homecoming dress, find a steady, do something dangerous. But the list is trickier than it looks. And obviously finding a steady is out . . . no matter how good Oliver (Jeremy's cousin) smells. But with the help of her sister, she'll get it done. Somehow. Lindsey Leavitt perfectly pairs heartfelt family moments, laugh-out-loud humor, and a little bit of romance in this delightful contemporary novel."

*I love the sound of this one! It's definitely a cool premise and it reminds me of Back to the Future (one of my favorite movies!)  I can't believe we have to wait till March though.  What do you guys think?

14 comments:

  1. I think this sounds like fun and I have it on my TBR list too. While I think it is extreme for her to swear off modern technology it should make for an entertaining book.

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  2. This was my pick a bit ago too. I love love love it and can not wait for this book to come out.

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  3. This book definitely sounds amazing! Something right up my alley. I hope there are lots of funny parts in the story. I love a story that makes me laugh.

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  4. This book definitely seems right up my alley. I am hoping there are lots of funny parts, because funny stories are always my favorite.

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  5. This does sound really cute, I'm excited for it:) I want to punch Jeremy in the face already for his online cheating, but I love the whole concept of returning to a simpler time when things like that were impossible!

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  6. Wow, what a great idea for a novel! This sounds like so much fun.

    Here's my WOW.

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  7. This looks like such fun! I love the concept,

    Fabulous WOW choice :)

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  8. This sounds like a fun read. Great pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever
    http://booksliveforever.com/?p=3556

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  9. Back to the Future was such a fun movie to watch! :) This book sounds super good! :)

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  10. I'm so looking forward to this one! I LOVE all things Lindsey Leavitt! She is fun and snarky and her books are made of LOL. This is gonna be great! Stop by MY WOW?

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  11. This one sounds great. I read about it last week and I find it very interesting. Great pick!
    Come check out my WOW post.

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  12. This sounds very different and cool. I am adding it to my list.

    New GFC Follower. :]
    Here's My WoW!

    -Kait @ YA Vixens

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