Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #105: 3:59

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases.

By: Gretchen McNeil
Release Date: September 17, 2013

"Josie Byrne's life is spiraling out of control. Her parents are divorcing, her boyfriend Nick has grown distant, and her physics teacher has it in for her. When she's betrayed by the two people she trusts most, Josie thinks things can't get worse. Until she starts having dreams about a girl named Jo. Every night at the same time—3:59 a.m. Jo's life is everything Josie wants: she's popular, her parents are happily married, and Nick adores her. It all seems real, but they're just dreams, right? Josie thinks so, until she wakes one night to a shadowy image of herself in the bedroom mirror – Jo. Josie and Jo realize that they are doppelgängers living in parallel universes that overlap every twelve hours at exactly 3:59. Fascinated by Jo's perfect world, Josie jumps at the chance to jump through the portal and switch places for a day. But Jo’s world is far from perfect. Not only is Nick not Jo's boyfriend, he hates her. Jo's mom is missing, possibly insane. And at night, shadowy creatures feed on human flesh. By the end of the day, Josie is desperate to return to her own life. But there’s a problem: Jo has sealed the portal, trapping Josie in this dangerous world. Can she figure out a way home before it’s too late? From master of suspense Gretchen McNeil comes a riveting and deliciously eerie story about the lives we wish we had – and how they just might kill you" (Summary from

I'm a big fan of Gretchen McNeil's books and 3:59 sounds so good!


  1. I still have yet to check out a Gretchen McNeil book. Hopefully soon though :) This one sounds awesome!

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  2. I heard of this title before :D I'm also looking forward to it

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  3. That cover is a bit ominous! Great pick.


  4. Yes, this one has such an interesting premise! I haven't ready any of her other books though...any I should start first?

  5. Oh I can't wait to read this one. I love the sound of the summary and I can't wait to get my hands on it. Great pick! I hope you enjoy reading it too.
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  6. Great pick! Sounds like an interesting book:)

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  7. This is my pick this week, too. It looks so awesome! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Great pick!!
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  8. Oh snap this sounds awesome! Parallel lives is so intriguing and there sounds like there might be monsters! I'm in! Awesome pick!

  9. I'm super excited for this one! It sounds really great and I've heard great things about Gretchen McNeil's other books.

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  10. I want to read this SO bad!


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