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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!

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So I normally do Waiting on Wednesdays, but lately I am kind tired with it...SO I am switching over to doing Parajunkee's new meme called "Desperately Wanting Wednesday" it is like "Waiting on Wednesday", but instead of just being able to do books that are not released yet, you pick a book you really want! Released or not released! (: Go to Parajunkee to see the details and her DWW posts! (also DWW has an awesome button!)

This week I am desperately wanting...

The Candidates by Inara Scott

Dancia Lewis is far from popular. And that's not just because of her average grades or her less-than-glamorous wardrobe. In fact, Dancia's mediocrity is a welcome cover for her secret: whenever she sees a person threatening someone she cares about, things just...happen. Cars skid. Structures collapse. Usually someone gets hurt. So Dancia does everything possible to avoid getting close to anyone, belieiving this way she can supress her powers and keep them hidden.
But when recruiters from the prestigious Delcroix Academy show up in her living room to offer her a full scholarship, Dancia's days of living under the radar may be over. Only, Delcroix is a school for diplomats' kids and child geniuses--not B students with uncontrollable telekinetic tendencies. So why are they treating Dancia like she's special? Even the hottest guy on campus seems to be going out of his way to make Dancia feel welcome.
And then there's her mysterious new friend Jack, who can't stay out of trouble. He suspects something dangerous is going on at the Academy and wants Dancia to help him figure out what. But Dancia isn't convinced. She hopes that maybe the recruiters know more about her "gift" than they're letting on. Maybe they can help her understand how to use it...But not even Dancia could have imagined what awaits her behind the gates of Delcroix Academy.

Ah I want this book so badly! It sounds amazing...I love love LOVE books that take place in academies/boarding school/etc so this book would be perfect for that! 

What do you want this Wednesday?!(:


Coranne said...

heh heh heh ::twirls mustache::

Haley @ YA-Aholic said...

haahhahaha oh goodness...what are you up to!?!?!?

Book Passion for Life said...

Haley...I so want this too!!! Great pick!!! :)

Krazzyme(Young Readers) said...

This looks like a really good meme! I've been waiting to read this one too!!

Krazyyme @ Young Readers

Anonymous said...

I love the name Desperately Wanting Wednesday that is perfect. And yes I got my eye on this as well. Also great pick of reading The Fire Wars I so want to read that book I hope you like it and I look forward to your review.

Anonymous said...

I've heard about this book before. I like the sounds of it!! The author actually lives in the same town where I live! Hehe. Portland!!! But then I work in Vancouver, WA. Lol. I'll be doing this weekly meme too. Thank you for sharing!!! Great choice!

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