Monday, March 11, 2013

Save the Date for: GOLDEN by Jessi Kirby

Save the Date is a fabulous feature created by the amazing Jamie from The Perpetual Page-Turner.  The idea behind this feature is to get the word out early for books we've read before the pub date, but our full review won't be posted until later, closer to its publication.

GOLDEN by Jessi Kirby is the type of story that will light a fire from deep within you and keep burning long after you've finished the last chapter.  There are so many beautiful, wonderful things for me to express about this novel, but I am going to wait until my review is posted to go into full detail.  Go ahead and pre-order a copy of this one, if you haven't already.  It's a book you'll want to devour as soon as it's available, and then revisit Kirby's eloquent imagery to savor over and over again.

About the Book From Simon & Schuster: Seventeen-year-old Parker Frost has never taken the road less traveled. Valedictorian and quintessential good girl, she’s about to graduate high school without ever having kissed her crush or broken the rules. So when fate drops a clue in her lap—one that might be the key to unraveling a town mystery—she decides to take a chance.

Julianna Farnetti and Shane Cruz are remembered as the golden couple of Summit Lakes High—perfect in every way, meant to be together forever. But Julianna’s journal tells a different story—one of doubts about Shane and a forbidden romance with an older, artistic guy. These are the secrets that were swept away with her the night that Shane’s jeep plunged into an icy river, leaving behind a grieving town and no bodies to bury.

Reading Julianna’s journal gives Parker the courage to start to really live—and it also gives her reasons to question what really happened the night of the accident. Armed with clues from the past, Parker enlists the help of her best friend, Kat, and Trevor, her longtime crush, to track down some leads. The mystery ends up taking Parker places that she never could have imagined. And she soon finds that taking the road less traveled makes all the difference.


  1. Oh, this feature is awesome! And I love the title for it, too! I haven't read anything from Jessi Kirby, but (1) Your recommendations have yet to steer me wrong and (2) With a first name like that, it's got to be awesome. *runs off to Amazon*

    Thanks, G!

  2. this book this book this book. AMAZING X 1,000,000! So glad we read it at the same time. I think that made the experience that much sweeter. xo

  3. I totally second this! I was eager to start it and when I did, I was surprised that I ended up reading it in one sitting. It's just SO GOOD.

  4. My review of Golden is going to look like this:


    That's it. Maybe some CAPS.

  5. After reading your post, I am looking forward to this. Your post is particular useful, plz keep going. Runescape accounts for sale is also cool!

  6. I love this feature! And this synopsis sounds great. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to it.

  7. This book is one of the best I have read in a long time. I'm sad I don't have a copy to reread...that's how good it is!

  8. I have yet to read one of Kirby's books and I really want to! This one sounds really good :) I also love this feature. Thanks for sharing :)


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