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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Hello, darling roses! It is Wednesday once again. A Wednesday I have off, for once! So I made sure to pick an extra-special pick this week, just to celebrate. Waiting on Wednesdays is hosted by the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Tumble & Fall
Alexandra Coutts
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Release Date: September 17, 2013

A novel about the end of days full of surprising beginnings
The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that's left? Against this stark backdrop, three island teens wrestle with intertwining stories of love, friendship and family—all with the ultimate stakes at hand.
Alexandra Coutts's TUMBLE & FALL is a powerful story of courage, love, and hope at the end of the world.

Can we please start with how I want to eat this cover? It's absolutely breathtaking. The positioning of the models, the girl's dress, and lights. I love it. It's absolutely perfect. I would not change it for anything.

Also, you all know I love apocalyptic stories. Particularly when they involve a good romance. So of course I'm wanting to read this one! High stakes always intrigue me, and though I think there might be a happy ending to a point I have a feeling there might be some tragedy too. We'll have to see!

Furthermore, it took me a while to realize but Alexandra Coutts is the married name of Alexandra Bullen, which is the name she used to write Wish and Wishful Thinking. I haven't read either of those books for a while, but I remember that they were cute and yet deeper than one would think. So I'm looking forward to her latest work!


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  1. Ooo, I love the look of this one! I saw it on Amazon and decided that I must pre-order it! I love the scripted & sign! :D

    Check out my WoW post!

  2. I'm looking forward to this as well! The cover alone is gorgeous, but the story sounds really promising as well. Great pic!

    - Ellie at The Selkie Reads Stories

  3. Ooh, this one sounds really interesting! I'm intrigued to see how they spend their last week. Plus, that cover is beautiful!
    I hope you enjoy it when it comes out :)
    Great pick!

  4. This sounds so good, I haven't heard of this one before but I'm putting it straight onto my TBR!!

    My WoW

  5. Wow, you're right, that cover is awesome! And it sounds good too. Adding to Goodreads...

    --Sam @ SIK Book Reviews

  6. Gosh, I love this concept. I have a feeling this one might be a heartbreaker. Adore that cover too! Great pick!
    My WoW Pick!

  7. Love the sound of this one and the cover is really striking. I however can not get over the fact that it looks like the guy is smelling her O_O Going to add this one to my large need list on GR!! Great pick and if you have a moment here is My WoW

  8. OMGGGGG I want this so bad! I so agree with you about the beautiful cover and the romance and apocalyptic setting! But this one sounds so heartbreaking yet beautiful at the same time, fantastic pick Annabelle! :) I hope you lurrrvvveeeee this one!!

  9. I saw this a week ago and didn't even realize that it had such a apocalyptic setting. I bet this one is going to be heartbreaking, but I'm really glad I paid attention this time because I really want to read this one now. Great pick!

    My WoW

  10. The cover is gorgeous, although if you ate it then you wouldn't be able to stare it or hug it or whatever else us book lovers do to all of the pretty book covers!

    I also love the sound of the plot and the summary is really good so I'm going to keep an eye out for this one. Thanks for sharing! :)

  11. I agree that this is a wonderful cover! Instant love! Also, the plot sounds really interesting. Hope I can read this one!


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