Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Love Shy

WoW is a weekly meme created by Jill @ Breaking The Spine.
It spotlights future reads we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I chose a book by Lili Wilkinson. I haven't got the chance to read something by her but her books sound exactly like my kind of book. And I've had amazing experiences with Aussie authors so I don't care if I have to pay a lot for shipping, I.will.have.this.book!
I need it. Love Shy, come faster!

Love Shy by Lili Wilkinson.

Penny is a schoolgirl investigative journalist in search of a story. And she finds one: a boy at her school who is painfully love-shy. Surely he's the perfect subject for a feature article. What could possibly go wrong?

Penny Drummond aspires to be a journalist. A good one. A Pulitzer prize-winning journalist. In the meantime, she's honing her journalistic skills on the East Glendale Secondary College Gazette. When she discovers a boy at her school is posting anonymous messages on loveshy.com, Penny believes she has found just the story that will help make her name. Her mission: find him, fix him, feature-article him. Next stop: Pulitzer Prize.

But what will become of her 'journey of the soul' article if the love-shy boy is not who she expects? And what happens when Penny finds that her soul might be in need of a little attention as well?

Love-Shy is a lively, entertaining and warm-hearted romantic comedy filled with serious secrets, ambitious plans, awkward moments and unexpected friendships - funny and engaging to the very last page.

Don't you think it sounds extremely awesome? I love the idea of this book. And Penny is totally the kind of girl I like reading about, sassy, funny, witty, independent and with aspirations. We need more of those girls in YA literature.


  1. I haven't heard of this book before. It sounds interesting! Awesome pick! Thank you for sharing it!

    Books For All Seasons

  2. Ohh this one looks really good! I love the cover and the synopsis is very intriguing! Great pick!

    My WoW picks here

    Jay @ We Fancy Books

  3. "Love Shy" sounds like a good read, that I might just have to read myself :) Great Waiting On Wednesday Choice

    Natasha @ Paranormal Goddess Book Blog ★NEW BLOG FOLLOWER ★ Click Here To Check Out My Waiting On Wednesday

  4. Sounds good, nice pick.


  5. Oh wow, this looks AMAZING! I love romcoms.

    Mine is at YA Yeah Yeah if you'd like to take a look.

  6. Great choice!! I am also looking forward to this one!!

    Happy reading and check out my waiting on Wednesday!!

  7. This sounds like a great and fun read! I really like the cover too. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW: http://bibliophilesthoughtsonbooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/waiting-on-wednesday-5.html

  8. This sounds so cute!! Thanks for sharing this with everyone. Every person's soul needs attention!!

    Giselle @ booknerd.ca
    Waiting on Wednesday


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