Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday (90)

"Waiting on" Wednesday is a weekly meme to discuss upcoming books we can't wait to get our hands on. Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.   

This week, I'm waiting on:

Wallflower in Bloom by Claire Cook
Release date: June 5, 2012

Description from Goodreads:

From the acclaimed bestselling author of Must Love Dogs comes a winning and witty new novel about a woman who emerges from the shadow of her overbearing family and finds herself “dancing with the stars.” Deirdre Griffin has a great life; it’s just not her own. She’s the around-the-clock personal assistant to her charismatic, high-maintenance, New Age guru brother, Tag. As the family wallflower, her only worth seems to be as gatekeeper to Tag at his New England seaside compound. Then Deirdre’s sometime boyfriend informs her that he is marrying another woman, who just happens to be having the baby he told Deirdre he never wanted. While drowning her sorrows in Tag’s expensive vodka, Deirdre decides to use his massive online following to get herself voted on as a last-minute Dancing with the Stars replacement. It’ll get her back in shape, mentally and physically. It might even get her a life of her own. Deirdre’s fifteen minutes of fame have begun. Irresistible and offbeat, Wallflower in Bloom is an original and deeply satisfying story of having the courage to take a leap into the spotlight, no matter where you land.

I am a fan of Claire Cook's books and an even bigger fan of Dancing With The Stars so I am very excited about this book! 


  1. Great choice!! I added it to my TBR list. I'm a new follower and just wanted to drop by and say hi :) I love your blog!!

    My WoW


  2. Great pick! I have never read anything by Cook, but have always wanted to. I will have to add this to my TBR pile.

  3. I love the skirt on the cover of this-so pretty and perfect for dancing. Although I don't watch the show anymore, I used to have a weakness for its glitter and fun!

  4. This one sounds like fun! And I love the bright cover,

  5. Dancing with the STars????? What???? I need this book NOW!!! :))

  6. How fun! So contemporary. And I seriously want to steal her skirt.

  7. Oh, wow, this sounds like a fun read!


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