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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Product Description

When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents are forced to pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens the most prized members of society.

Sixteen-year-old identical twins Melody and Harmony were separated at birth and had never met until the day Harmony shows up on Melody’s doorstep. Until now, the twins have followed completely opposite paths. Melody has scored an enviable conception contract with a couple called the Jaydens. While they are searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with, she is fighting her attraction to her best friend Zen, who is way too short for the job.

Harmony has spent her whole life in religious Goodside, preparing to be a wife and mother. She believes her calling is to bring Melody back to Goodside and convince her that “pregging” for profit is a sin. But Harmony has secrets of her own that she is running from.

When Melody is finally matched with the world-famous, genetically flawless Jondoe, both girls’ lives are changed forever. A case of mistaken identity takes them on a journey neither could have ever imagined, one that makes Melody and Harmony realize they have so much more than just DNA in common.

About the Author

MEGAN McCAFFERTY was senior articles editor at Cosmopolitan and has written for Glamour, CosmoGirl!, YM, Maxim, Details, and other top magazines. She also wrote an ongoing serial from Hope’s point of view on twistmagazine.com. She lives in New Jersey, where she’s at work on the next Jessica Darling novel.


  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Balzer + Bray (April 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061962740
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061962745


  1. This is on my Wish List! I just love the cover! Stop by and see me sometime. http://bookskidsanimalsandmore.blogspot.com/2011/02/waiting-on-wednesday_16.html

  2. Bumped is totally on NetGalley now :)

  3. Everyone's waiting for this one. Maybe I will get it when it comes out. Just because I wasn't a fan of her other book doesn't mean I won't like this.

  4. this one has an interesting premise. i really want to read it too. great pick!


    please check mine out if you have time: http://booksandmakeup.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-i-covet-circle-of-fire-prophecy-of.html

  5. Great pick. I saw it on NetGalley today!
    Truly Bookish

  6. I just reserved this at the library last week! Anything by MM is a must!

  7. I can't wait to read this one !! The blurb sounds really good and the cover looks good !! =) Awesome pick ;)



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