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November 20, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Transparent by Natalie Whipple

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…

X-Men meets The Godfather; in which an invisible girl has to stop her dad—an infamous crime lord—from ruining her life.

On the run from her mind-controlling father, the infamously invisible Fiona McClean hides in a small town, hoping to finally rid herself of the crime world she has always known. But playing at “normal life” with a mother she hates, a brother she can’t trust, and a boy she can’t stand proves more difficult than she ever imagined. Soon her father is hot on her heels, and it’s up to Fiona to protect not only her family, but the friends who’ve taught her that life doesn’t have to be as lonely and cruel as she thought.

Transparent by Natalie Whipple
Publication Date:  May 21, 2012
Publisher:  HarperTeen

This one sounds pretty awesomesauce! 

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32 Comments

  1. Inky
    11/20/2012

    YES YES YES. Just. YES. I hyperventilated on this one last week! It looks amazing right?! MEEP! I can’t wait! :D
    Stop by MY WOW?
    XOXO, Inky@ Book Haven Extraordinaire
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  2. Amanda @ Reading For a Living
    11/21/2012

    Hmm… This sounds a little like the Curse Workers series to me… which is enough to get me to check it out! Get choice!

    Here’s my WoW.

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  3. Maxine
    11/21/2012

    Sounds lovely! I hope you enjoy it when it comes out :)

    Here is my WoW post. Check it out? ;)

    -Maxine @ How to Save a Book

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  4. Sandy
    11/21/2012

    Oh, i agree completely with this one. I think it’s going to be an amazing book! :)
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  5. I haven’t heard of this one but it sounds pretty awesome. Great choice!

    My WoW
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  6. D (@TheBookRogue)
    11/21/2012

    This really sounds good, especially for me as X-Men fan. Thanks a lot for sharing! =)
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  7. Sandra
    11/21/2012

    This sounds really different and interesting. Thanks for sharing.
    Sandra recently posted..Waiting On Wednesday (53)My Profile

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  8. Tribute Books Mama
    11/21/2012

    Sounds intriguing, enjoy!

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/11/waiting-on-wednesday_21.html
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  9. Laurel-Rain Snow
    11/21/2012

    This one sounds really enticing…love that cover and the blurb makes me want to read it. Enjoy!

    Here’s MY WOW POST

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  10. Paige
    11/21/2012

    I haven’t heard of this book before but it sounds really good! I’m hoping I can get my hands on it too!

    My WoW

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  11. Dani C.
    11/21/2012

    I think I have another book I need to add to my TBR list!!! Thanks for spotlighting it and Happy Thanksgiving!! Please check out my WoW!

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  12. Ashley
    11/21/2012

    I totally agree! AWESOMESAUCE!! Seriously. Holy freaking smokes. X-Men? Crime lord father? Really pretty cover that I just want to stare at. I want this book!
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  13. Krystianna
    11/21/2012

    Transparent does sound really good! I absolutely love the colors in the cover. I can’t wait for 2013. :) There are just so many amazing books coming out!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian
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  14. I love the cover… Nice pick. It sounds fantastic.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s WoW
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  15. Xmen meets the Godfather? Okay, I need this in my life!!! Sounds amazing. Thanks for sharing :)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads
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  16. Kelly
    11/21/2012

    Oh my gosh this book sounds amazing! I can’t wait for it to come out now, I definitely just added it to my to read list. Here’s my WoW: http://alibraryisinfinityunderaroof.blogspot.com/2012/11/waiting-on-wednesday.html
    Kelly recently posted..Waiting on WednesdayMy Profile

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  17. Ange/Libby Blog
    11/21/2012

    Interesting. I haven’t seen this one around before. I might have to pick this one up in the future. Nice pick! Happy reading.
    Ange/Libby Blog recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday #43 – The Darkest Minds and ImpostorMy Profile

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  18. Rachel
    11/21/2012

    This sounds interesting! Thanks for sharing and stopping by!

    P.S. Yes, read the Gone series! They’re really different and odd and crazy and messed up, but read them!

    Rachel @ Beauty and the Bookshelf
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  19. Sarah Brown
    11/21/2012

    I’ve had this on my wishlist for a while now, it sounds so good and I love the cover, great pick, thanks for stopping by
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  20. Great pick! I just heard about this one this week and definitely added it on my list. It sounds so good and love the cover!

    Thanks for visiting my post!
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  21. Beczy
    11/21/2012

    This has been on my list for a few weeks now. I can’t wait!

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW :)
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  22. Monica
    11/21/2012

    Sounds so good! Def going on my TBR list. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  23. sqt
    11/21/2012

    Oh yeah, I’m in! Definitely going on the list. Thanks for sharing!
    sqt recently posted..Waiting on WednesdayMy Profile

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  24. Aylee
    11/22/2012

    “Xmen meets The Godfather” sounds pretty awesome!! I am definitely looking forward to reading this one, too. Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog earlier :)
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  25. Great pick! That cover is so awesome. Thanks for sharing!
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  26. Michelle Sedeño
    11/22/2012

    This sounds really good. Can’t wait for it, either. :)
    Here’s my Wednesday post.
    Have a great day!
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  27. Karina A.
    11/22/2012

    I haven’t heard of the book yet but the cover’s really good! And it has an interesting blurb. Thanks for sharing! :)

    Here’s my Waiting on Wednesday
    Karina @ Couchpotatoreader

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  28. This sounds pretty exciting. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW!

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  29. Diana
    11/22/2012

    The synopsis sounds really good. So she’s invisible for real? Not a bad thing with this kind of father, I guess.
    Thanks for sharing and stopping by our blog.

    Diana @ BookVenturers

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  30. Erica
    11/22/2012

    Oh this book – it looks SO awesome ! I cannot wait to read it!
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  31. Shaheen
    11/23/2012

    o0o0o this is such a cool sounding book! Thanks for sharing it, and for commenting on my blog this week :-)

    Shaheen @ Speculating on SpecFic
    Check out what I’m waiting on!
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  32. Crystal
    11/24/2012

    This one look really good! I am definitely adding it to my tbr!
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