Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Waiting on Wednesday - Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn + Giveaway

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


Firsts
by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Format:Hardcover
Release Date: January 5th, 2016
Pre-order: [Chapters/Indigo] [Amazon]
Seventeen-year-old Mercedes Ayres has an open-door policy when it comes to her bedroom, but only if the guy fulfills a specific criteria: he has to be a virgin. Mercedes lets the boys get their awkward, fumbling first times over with, and all she asks in return is that they give their girlfriends the perfect first time- the kind Mercedes never had herself.

Keeping what goes on in her bedroom a secret has been easy- so far. Her absentee mother isn’t home nearly enough to know about Mercedes’ extracurricular activities, and her uber-religious best friend, Angela, won’t even say the word “sex” until she gets married. But Mercedes doesn’t bank on Angela’s boyfriend finding out about her services and wanting a turn- or on Zach, who likes her for who she is instead of what she can do in bed.

When Mercedes’ perfect system falls apart, she has to find a way to salvage her reputation and figure out where her heart really belongs in the process. Funny, smart, and true-to-life, FIRSTS is a one-of-a-kind young adult novel about growing up.
     



Why I'm Anticipating This Title:
I first came across Firsts through a blogger's Waiting on Wednesday post. It immediately sounded unique and although I was at first skeptical about it's premise, it's grown to become a highly anticipated title I'm excited to read/review. I'm looking forward to picking up my copy and sharing my thoughts with everyone. Also - she's a Canadian author!




What are you waiting for this Wednesday?
Let me know in the comment section below. Leave your blog link and I'll stop by =D



Giveaway (US/Canada)
Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn swag is up for grabs! Prizes: 1 swag set includes a Firsts lip gloss, postcard, and bookmark. 2 swag sets are up for grabs for a Firsts postcard and bookmark. Giveaway is open to US/Canadian residents.

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Happy Reading,

13 comments

  1. I do plan on reading Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn. It does sound different and I get why you would have been skeptical at first but it sounds incredible. I'm looking forward to reading it!

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  2. This is wonderful Wendy
    Thank you

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  3. Great choice for this week's WOW post. I'm for sure planning on ready Firsts. It looks like a must read.

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  4. Is it irony that it's the first time I've heard of Firsts? It looks like a wonderful book from a Canadian author. Thank you for sharing it and a swag giveaway.

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  5. As always, thank you for sharing your picks.

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  6. Firsts sounds like the type of book to break my heart but will be a great read. I'll be looking forward to reading it.

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  7. Excellent Choice.

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  8. Oh, this sounds revolutionary! It stands the double standard on its head! Although I do prefer to read paranormal romance and urban fantasy books, I might very well give this one a try. I want to see how Mercedes handles this whole scenario. So I'm adding it to my TBR!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on my WOW!! Happy Wednesday!! : )

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  9. Are you planning on reading Firsts? If yes, why?

    yes positively for sure!
    thank you for the giveaway

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  10. This one sounds soooo good. I am definitely planning to read this book. Laurie seems like a really nice person - at least on Twitter and stuff - and the book has been getting great great reviews!

    my WoW- http://rachelwritesthings.blogspot.com/2015/10/waiting-on-wednesday-criminal-magic-by.html

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  11. Ooh, this sounds cute! I haven't heard of it before, but I like the sound of it. :D Definitely going on my TBR--great pick!!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

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  12. Oooo, I've not heard of this book! I adore the cover, and it sounds very interesting! This isn't my usual type of read, but color me intrigued! I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Have a wonderful week, Wendy. :)

    Check out my WoW post!

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  13. I keep hearing about this one, though I'm honestly not too sure about it. Hope you enjoy it!

    Christina @ Books & Prejudice

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