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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Radiate by Marley Gibson @MarleyGibson @HMHCo

"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

April 3, 2012
Hayley Matthews is determined to be the best cheerleader she can. She works hard
and pushes herself 110% all the time.
Then Hayley finds a lump on her leg. The diagnosis is cancer. The prognosis is
unclear. She could lose her leg. Or maybe her life.
At first Haley is scared, terrified. In an instant, everything she’s worked for seems
out of reach. But Haley is strong. She’s going to fight this disease. She will not let it
take her life or her dreams.

From the Author
RADIATE is a fictionalized version of the cancer author Marley Gibson went through when she was a high school cheerleader.

About the Author
MARLEY GIBSON is the author of the very popular young adult series, Ghost Huntress. She also co-wrote THE OTHER SIDE: A TEEN'S GUIDE TO GHOST HUNTING AND THE PARANORMAL with Patrick Burns and Dave Schrader, as well as CHRISTMAS MIRACLES and THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS with NYT's bestselling author, Cecil Murphey. She lives in Boston, MA, but travels full-time with her fiance, Patrick Burns in their RV with their two kittens, Madison and Boo. She can be found online at marleygibson.com or at her blog, booksboysbuzz.com.


  • Reading level: Ages 12 and up
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Graphia (April 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0547617283
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547617282

So, why do I feel like crying already just by reading the description of this one...?


  1. Wow this sounds really good. I can't wait to pick it up when it comes out.

  2. Thank you for the shout-out for RADIATE! I can't wait for it to hit the shelves! Have your Kleenex handy. = )

    Marley = )



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