Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (6)

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

 Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Summary from GoodReads: In this companion novel to Anna and the French Kiss, two teens discover that true love may be closer than they think.

For budding costume designer Lola Nolan, the more outrageous, the outfit—more sparkly, more fun, more wild—the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins move back into the house next door.

When the family returns and Cricket—a gifted inventor and engineer—steps out from his twin sister’s shadow and back into Lola’s life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.

Why am I looking forward to Lola and the Boy Next Door? Because it's written by Stephanie Perkins! If you haven't read Anna and the French Kiss yet (and enjoy adorable--yet not sickeningly cute--romances) I'd highly suggest that you go pick up a copy! I'm really looking forward to Stephanie's new book since I enjoyed her first book so much and well, I can barely wait!

Lola and the Boy Next Door is set for release on September 29, 2011 and is published by Dutton (an imprint of Penguin Group). 

So, what are you waiting on this week?


  1. I haven't even read Anna and the French Kiss yet! I keep waiting for it to go on sale, but I guess it's just too good.

    I think this one sounds just as cute!

    Jennifer of Little Shelf

  2. Loved Anna and the French Kiss so am quite excited about this one. Great pick!

  3. I had the same pick this week. haha. You have amazing taste! Great pick. New follower.

  4. I have Anna on my Nook, still waiting to be read. I'm hoping to get to it soon! I love the cover for Lola. So cute!!

  5. I still haven't read Anna and the French Kiss but heard only great things about it. Hope this one is just as great!

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  6. I'm not sure this is my type of book (I'm not girly at all lol), but I'm seeing that we have tons of other books in common! I'm your newest follower, and I look forward to reading more of your posts! =)

    Here's my WoW post

  7. Wow you're the third blog I've visited that has this as a WoW! (And that's just today.) I still have to read Anna and the French Kiss, but I know I'll enjoy it. Then I can pick this one up afterwards.

    Feel free to check out my WoW here.

  8. Loooved Anna and the French Kiss can't wait for Lola I think I'm going to love it even more.

  9. Enjoy your read,sounds good.

  10. Yay, now I can follow your blog! Ugh, the google friend thing wasn't working last night.

    Do you keep changing the design, or am I crazy? LOL. I keep changing mine too.

    Jennifer of Little Shelf

  11. I think I can safely say that after Anna and the French Kiss, I already know I'll love Lola and The Boy Next Door. Great pick!

    Here's my WOW pick.

  12. I still need to read Anna and the French Kiss! I know, I'm shamefully behind! This one looks really cute, too.


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