May 29, 2013 • Cee • Waiting on Wednesday

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Waiting On is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

The Distance Between Us by Kasie Westkasie west - the distance btwn us
July 2, 2013
Harper Teen
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Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers studies the rich like her own personal science experiment, and after years of observation she’s pretty sure they’re only good for one thing—spending money on useless stuff, like the porcelain dolls in her mother’s shop.

So when Xander Spence walks into the store to pick up a doll for his grandmother, it only takes one glance for Caymen to figure out he’s oozing rich. Despite his charming ways and that he’s one of the first people who actually gets her, she’s smart enough to know his interest won’t last. Because if there’s one thing she’s learned from her mother’s warnings, it’s that the rich have a short attention span. But Xander keeps coming around, despite her best efforts to scare him off. And much to her dismay, she’s beginning to enjoy his company.

She knows her mom can’t find out—she wouldn’t approve. She’d much rather Caymen hang out with the local rocker who hasn’t been raised by money. But just when Xander’s attention and loyalty are about to convince Caymen that being rich isn’t a character flaw, she finds out that money is a much bigger part of their relationship than she’d ever realized. And that Xander’s not the only one she should’ve been worried about.

Why I’m waiting?
1. The  cover! The lighting, the position of the models, the typography of the title…it instantly pulled in. I wonder if a road trip will be involved. I always like reading about those. 

2. Also, Caymen studying the rich intrigues me. I’ve always been interested by how books portray the rich. I think it stems from my interest in the high society bunch (I’m envious of the parties and their money). I guess I want to live vicariously through these characters. Ha. 

What books are you waiting for on this Wednesday?


 

2 Responses to “WAITING ON WEDNESDAY | The Distance Between Us by Kasie West”

  1. Book Swoon says:

    Yes! I’m excited for The Distance Between Us too. I loved Kasie’s book Pivot Point and I’m really looking forward to reading a contemporary from her. Great pick :)

  2. Bookworm1858 says:

    I’m really excited to read this-I enjoyed Pivot Point a lot but contemporary is my genre so I have even higher expectations for this one!


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