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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Slide by JIll Hathaway

"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:

Book Description

March 27, 2012

Vee Bell is certain of one irrefutable truth—her sister’s friend Sophie didn’t kill herself. She was murdered.

Vee knows this because she was there. Everyone believes Vee is narcoleptic, but she doesn’t actually fall asleep during these episodes: When she passes out, she slides into somebody else’s mind and experiences the world through that person’s eyes. She’s slid into her sister as she cheated on a math test, into a teacher sneaking a drink before class. She learned the worst about a supposed “friend” when she slid into her during a school dance. But nothing could have prepared Vee for what happens one October night when she slides into the mind of someone holding a bloody knife, standing over Sophie’s slashed body.

Vee desperately wishes she could share her secret, but who would believe her? It sounds so crazy that she can’t bring herself to tell her best friend, Rollins, let alone the police. Even if she could confide in Rollins, he has been acting off lately, more distant, especially now that she’s been spending more time with Zane.

Enmeshed in a terrifying web of secrets, lies, and danger and with no one to turn to, Vee must find a way to unmask the killer before he or she strikes again.


Having earned her BA in English from the University of Northern Iowa and her MA in Literature from Iowa State University, Jill Hathaway teaches high school and community college courses in the Des Moines area. She lives with her husband and young daughter.


  • Reading level: Ages 14 and up
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Balzer + Bray (March 27, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062077902
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062077905


  1. I've been seeing this book on a lot of blogs lately. Looks interesting. Maybe I will pick it up when it comes out.

  2. I really like the paranormal thriller so I'm looking forward to this as well. Great pick!
    Truly Bookish

  3. I just got this. I can't wait to read it (but won't until I get through my other earlier releasing ARCS- New Year's resolution...). Great pick!

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  4. This was my WoW last week and it sounds soooooo good!!! Great pick!

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  5. Ooh, yes yes! I just got this through Netgalley and I'm very excited to read it!

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  6. oooooo Creeepy!!!


  7. This looks soo good!!


  8. I was super super super lucky to get a galley of Slide and it's AMAZING! I SO hope you love it. I ADORED it. You know how sometimes you get the right book, right time, and it just resonates? Slide was it for me :)

  9. I'm definitely excited to read Slide as it sounds like a fabulous read.

  10. OH yeah! This one looks good! Have a great week. Shari



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