Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #20: Lies I Told by Michelle Zink


 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating!


Carmel's WoW Pick:
LIES I TOLD

by Michelle Zink
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Expected Release Date: April 7th 2015
(HarperTeen)
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Goodreads Summary:
What if, after spending a lifetime deceiving everyone around you, you discovered the biggest lies were the ones you've told yourself?

Grace Fontaine has everything: beauty, money, confidence, and the perfect family.

But it’s all a lie.

Grace has been adopted into a family of thieves who con affluent people out of money, jewelry, art, and anything else of value. Grace has never had any difficulty pulling off a job, but when things start to go wrong on the Fontaines' biggest heist yet, Grace finds herself breaking more and more of the rules designed to keep her from getting caught...including the most important one of all: never fall for your mark.

Perfect for fans of Ally Carter, Cecily von Ziegesar, and Gail Carriger, this thrilling, high-stakes novel deftly explores the roles of identity and loyalty while offering a window into the world of the rich and fabulous.

Anything with lies and deception? YES!!! GIVE IT TO ME PLEASE! I'm such a sucker for a good con story and this definitely seems very interesting.  This reminds me of White Collar (one of my favorite shows!) Grace reminds me of the charismatic, confident, and infamous Neal Caffrey. I cannot wait to grab a copy of Lies I Told!!! EEEEP!!!

A scene from White Collar where Neal sneaks in a gun. He did it effortlessly!


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About Michelle Zink:
Michelle Zink is the award-winning author of six published novels and six novellas. Her first series, Prophecy of the Sisters, was one of Booklist’s Top Ten Debut Novels and a Booklist Top Ten YA novel. It was also on the Lonestar List, New York Public Library’s Stuff for the Teen Age, and Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best. Her character, Alice, is the recipient of the Best Villain Award from the Teen Read Awards, an award won in competition with Lord Voldemort. Michelle’s work has been translated into more than twenty languages and published in over twenty countries. She lives in New York in an old converted barn with too many teenagers and too many cats.

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3 comments:

  1. Ooooh sounds fantastic! I love books about cons too! I hadn't heard about this one before, so thank you for putting it in my radar, Carmel!

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  2. I joined a giveaway on Goodreads, but didn't win! But I'm still really looking forward in reading this! Thanks for dropping by Pili <3

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  3. I have heard of this and I am glad it's on your WoW, Carms. :D I hope we can read this soon and chat about it!

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