Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (29)

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Waiting On Wednesday (WOW) is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating at A Bookish Escape.

Red Hill
Author: Jamie McGuire
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Genre: New Adult/Romance/Apocalyptic

Goodreads Summary:

When the world ends, can love survive?

For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone makes fighting for tomorrow an everyday battle. Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’s like to be in love; only his young daughter Zoe makes coming home worthwhile. Miranda’s biggest concern is whether her new VW Bug is big enough to carry her sister and their boyfriends on a weekend escape from college finals.

When reports of a widespread, deadly “outbreak” begin to surface, these ordinary people face extraordinary circumstances and suddenly their fates are intertwined. Recognizing they can’t outrun the danger, Scarlet, Nathan, and Miranda desperately seek shelter at the same secluded ranch, Red Hill. Emotions run high while old and new relationships are tested in the face of a terrifying enemy—an enemy who no longer remembers what it’s like to be human.

Set against the backdrop of a brilliantly realized apocalyptic world, love somehow finds a way to survive. But what happens when the one you’d die for becomes the one who could destroy you?

Why I Can't Wait:

I absolutely loved Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster. When a few weeks ago it was announced that the next book by Jamie McGuire was set in an apocalyptic world, I told myself that it was the perfect opportunity for me to step out of my comfort zone. I think it's time for me to experience this zombie mania that is taking the book world by storm. I love this book cover! It's very appealing. I love the fact that this story has many main characters. I can't wait to see what Scarlet, Nathan and Miranda's story is all about. 

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About the Author

Jamie McGuire was born in Tulsa, OK. She attended the Northern Oklahoma College, the University of Central Oklahoma, and Autry Technology Center where she graduated with a degree in Radiography.

Her most recent novel, Walking Disaster debuted at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. She has also written bestselling contemporary romance Beautiful Disaster, and the Providence series.

Jamie now lives in Enid, OK with her three children and husband Jeff, who is a real, live cowboy. They share their 30 acres with six horses, three dogs, and Rooster the cat.

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  1. ooh I will read anything by Jamie McGuire! Great pick Mikki!

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  2. Great pick! That cover is so eerie, and knowing Jamie, it will be awesome.
    Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks Andrea! I'm sure it will be awesome! ;)

  3. I've never read anything by Jamie McGuire but it sounds really good. Great pick!

  4. Never heard of Jamie McGuire I think, this book sound great :) great pick :)

    1. Thanks Elin! She is one of my favorite authors :)

  5. I did not know she had a new book coming out. Thanks for stopping by mine.

    1. It's different from BD & WD, but i'm sure it will be awesome!

      Your blog is Hot!!! Loved all that deliciousness ;)

  6. Great pick! This one sounds really good!

    My WoW


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