Wednesday, April 27, 2011

"Waiting On" Love Story by Jennifer Echols

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine to shine a spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

By Jennifer Echols
256 pages
MTV, to be released July 19, 2011

Erin Blackwell is headed to college in New York City to study creative writing and earn a living as a romance novelist. Her grandmother has other plans: she approves of the college, but she wants Erin to major in business and then come back home to Kentucky to run the family’s famous racehorse farm. There is no way Erin will agree. Studying in New York and writing her way into a career is her escape from the farm and the family tragedy that happened there. So Erin’s grandmother decides Erin really will live life as a starving artist. She takes Erin’s future job running the farm, her inheritance, even her college tuition, and gives them all to Hunter Allen.

Hunter has lived on the farm for years. He’s Erin’s age, he’s the stable boy, and he’s the romantic dream of every girl in her high school. But he was involved in the family tragedy. Erin has always given him a wide berth. And he’s a slick opportunist. She’s furious that he fooled her grandmother into giving him Erin’s birthright and sending him to Erin’s college.

At least she’s free of him in her creative writing class. So she pens a story that has haunted her lately, in which the horse farm heiress at the very first Kentucky Derby starts a forbidden affair with the lowly stable boy. Unfortunately for her, the day she’s sharing this story with her New York classmates, Hunter walks in. He’s switching to her class. And after reading about himself in Erin’s story, he writes his own sexy assignments that lure Erin into dangerous fantasies about what could have been between them, and what might be

— description

I love New York City.

I love Jennifer Echols.

I love college-aged fiction.

And I love farm boys.

Soooooo where could this one go wrong? Nowhere, that's where. Let's all preorder it NOW.

Anna Reads young adult book blog


  1. i definitely have already put this in my ever growing wishlist! this just sounded so awesome! thanks for sharing!

  2. Huh. This looks like it's got the makings to be fantastic. It's going on to my list now.

    Here's my WoW post, please check it out.

  3. I'm waiting on this one too....... Oh wait. I DON'T HAVE TO WAIT ANYMORE!!!! <3

  4. I love all her previous work to date so I am very excited to get my hands on this!

  5. I featured this as well a couple of weeks ago. I love Jen Echols too! Love Story's premise and cover are epic! I so can't wait for this one.

    Chel @ The Procrastinator's Corner

  6. I wish this was coming out sooner! I too love Jennifer Echols and can not wait to read this book.

  7. This book sounds great!! I love college-aged fiction too! And since Princess Bride, I've def had a thing for farm boys. haha!

    Great pick :)

  8. I loved Going To Far by JE I'm hoping Love Story will be just as good. Great pick.

  9. Oh Anna. I'm so tempted to pre-order this one. SO. TEMPTED. Reading this synopsis makes me think there will be all kinds of ANGSTY TENSION all over the place. Gah I love Jennifer Echols! *make grabby hands*

  10. Wow -- absolutely loving the premise of this one! Very unique. Adding to my wishlist!

  11. I just found out about this one and am getting pretty excited for it! Looks great!

    Check mine out

  12. Hmm, I haven't heard of this... but then again, I tend to shy away from romances.. nice pick though!

    Here's my WoW: :)

  13. All of her books sound so fantastic. I really need to get my hands on one to try her out!

    Melissa @ SheShines

  14. This is a popular one this week! :) Great book, I love Jennifer Echols!

  15. I've had this one on my wishlist for awhile too! I'm excited for it to release so I can dig in.


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