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October 23, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: The Almost Truth by Eileen Cook

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine,
and specifically spotlights upcoming
novels we can’t wait to read.

Our WoW for this week is…

From the author of Unraveling Isobel and The Education of Hailey Kendrick, a smart, romantic novel about a teenage con artist who might be in over her head. Sadie can’t wait to get away from her backwards small town, her delusional mom, her jailbird dad, and the tiny trailer where she was raised…even though leaving those things behind also means leaving Brendan. Sadie wants a better life, and she has been working steadily toward it, one con at a time.

But when Sadie’s mother wipes out Sadie’s savings, her escape plan is suddenly gone. She needs to come up with a lot of cash—and fast—or she’ll be stuck in this town forever.

With Brendan’s help, she devises a plan—the ultimate con—to get the money. But the more lies Sadie spins, the more she starts falling for her own hoax…and perhaps for the wrong boy. Sadie wanted to change her life, but she wasn’t prepared to have it flipped upside down by her own deception. With her future at stake and her heart on the line, suddenly it seems like she has a lot more than just money to lose…

The Almost Truth by Eileen Cook
Publication Date:  December 14, 2012
Publisher:  Simon Pulse

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21 Comments

  1. Rita J Webb
    10/23/2012

    Oh, this looks like a fun read! Thx for sharing.
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  2. I really like the sound of this one, but I haven’t read her other books. I need to get on that!

    My WOW

    http://bookingitwithhayleyg.blogspot.com
    Booking It With Hayley G recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday: With All My Soul by Rachel VincentMy Profile

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  3. Eric Townsend
    10/24/2012

    I hadn’t heard of this one so thank you for selecting it! The cover is kinda cute if simple and it sounds interesting, thanks for sharing! ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. :)
    Eric Townsend recently posted..Waiting On Wednesday #4My Profile

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  4. michelle A
    10/24/2012

    Another new book for my tbr pile, thanks for sharing!

    Michelle
    michelle A recently posted..WAITING ON WEDNESDAY – WOW # 4 – THE BECOMING SERIES by JESSICA MEIGSMy Profile

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  5. D (@TheBookRogue)
    10/24/2012

    This sounds like something that could either be fabulous, or a total disaster when reading, depending on your on your own expectations and the turns this book takes. I hope you’ll enjoy! =)
    D (@TheBookRogue) recently posted..WoW #29 – Soul Screamers, Volume 2My Profile

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  6. Michelle Sedeño
    10/24/2012

    This one’s already on my tbr. Great pick!
    Here’s my Wednesday post.
    Have a great day!
    Michelle Sedeño recently posted..WWW Wednesdays #11 / Waiting on Wednesday #11: DualedMy Profile

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  7. Megan Nicole
    10/24/2012

    Hi! I’m a new follower. :)
    Adding this one to my to-read list, thanks for sharing!

    Here’s My WoW

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  8. Sabina
    10/24/2012

    What a great premise. I’m intrigued and have added it to my TBR list. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW

    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

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  9. LS Murphy
    10/24/2012

    I saw this one last week & added it to my TBR ist immediately. It sounds soooo good. :)
    LS Murphy recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday: The Nightmare AffairMy Profile

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  10. I’ve never heard of this one… that’s what I love about this blog hop!

    Christina @ Ensconced in YA
    My WoW
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  11. Monica
    10/24/2012

    This one is already on my must read list. Love the pick! Please feel free to come by and check out mine.
    http://asoutherngirlsbookshelf.blogspot.com/2012/10/wow-pick-of-week-3.html

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  12. I’v been curious about this one and the con she pulls! Sounds fun! But also emotional!
    Jennifer Messerschmidt @ Some Like It Paranormal recently posted..WOW #47My Profile

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  13. Laurel-Rain Snow
    10/24/2012

    I do love the sound of this one! Thanks for sharing…and here’s MY WOW POST

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  14. Cute cover!
    Christina (A Reader of Fictions) recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday (30): The Trouble with FlirtingMy Profile

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  17. Ashley
    10/24/2012

    This sounds pretty cool! I’ve been reading a lot more contemporary lately so I’ll definitely check this out. :) Great choice!

    My WoW
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  18. Tribute Books Mama
    10/24/2012

    Enjoy! your pick.
    Tribute Books Mama recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday – Gilded Wings: The Angel Chronicles, Book 2 by Amy LignorMy Profile

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  19. I just seen this one the other day while lurking around on the S&S site. Sounds like it will be emotional but fun! Great choice!!!
    Here’s My WoW
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  20. Martina Koleva
    10/24/2012

    I hadn’t heard of this book before but it sounds pretty good. I would love to read it when it comes out and I hope you like it when you get the chance to read it. Great pick and thanks for sharing!
    Come check out my WOW post.
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  21. Crystal
    10/24/2012

    This is a new one for me but it looks really good. I am going to keep my eye out for it =) Thanks for sharing!

    Our WoW for the week =)
    Crystal recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday, #17My Profile

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