Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday #242: Girl Against the Universe

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

Girl Against the Universe
By: Paula Stokes
Release Date: May 17, 2015

Maguire is bad luck. No matter how many charms she buys off the internet or good luck rituals she performs each morning, horrible things happen when Maguire is around. Like that time the rollercoaster jumped off its tracks. Or the time the house next door caught on fire. Or that time her brother, father, and uncle were all killed in a car crash—and Maguire walked away with barely a scratch. It’s safest for Maguire to hide out in her room, where she can cause less damage and avoid meeting new people who she could hurt. But then she meets Jordy, an aspiring tennis star. Jordy is confident, talented, and lucky, and he’s convinced he can help Maguire break her unlucky streak. Maguire knows that the best thing she can do for Jordy is to stay away. But it turns out staying away is harder than she thought.



  1. OMG, I am putting this on my tbr right now! I had no idea she's coming out with a new book!
    (I still have to read The Art of Lainey but I'm saving that one for Spring).
    Here is my WoW if you want to check it out:

  2. I've seen this one around a lot lately, and I'm curious! I really enjoyed the last book I read by Stokes. :) Great pick!

  3. Hmm, interesting. Not sure if it is my type of book, but sounds like one I should order into my library for the students to read. Thanks for sharing!
    Check out my WOW

  4. Aww, this one sounds cute. I'm a sucker for books like this, honestly. Going to pop this one on my TBR list :)

    My Wow

  5. This sounds like it will be a good read. I like that the girl is bad luck and the guy is the lucky one.

    My WoW @ LazyBookLovers!

  6. I don't usually read this kind of genre, but this one sounds pretty cute :)

  7. This has a really interesting concept. If it doesn't turn out to be too sad, I might add it to my tbr. Great pick!

  8. I just heard of this the other day. Not sure if it is my type or not, but I'll look forward to seeing what people think of it! Great pick! Thanks for visiting my WOW earlier!

  9. This one sounds really good and I loved this authors Secrets of the Eternal Rose Trilogy (as Fiona Paul). Great pick!


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