Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (39)

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

If this were written by anyone but Stacey Kade, author of the fabulous Ghost and the Goth series, I wouldn't read this. As it is, Kade has already proven herself a fantastic writer even if the jacket copy makes it sound ridiculous. ME WANT.

The Rules (Project Paper Doll, #1)The Rules
by Stacey Kade
April 23, 2013 (Diney-Hyperion)
416 pages (hardcover)

1. Never trust anyone.

2. Remember they are always searching.

3. Don’t get involved.

4. Keep your head down.

5. Don’t fall in love.

Five simple rules. Ariane Tucker has followed them since the night she escaped from the genetics lab where she was created, the result of combining human and extraterrestrial DNA. Ariane’s survival—and that of her adoptive father—depends on her ability to blend in among the full-blooded humans in a small Wisconsin town, to hide in plain sight at her high school from those who seek to recover their lost (and expensive) “project.”

But when a cruel prank at school goes awry, it puts her in the path of Zane Bradshaw, the police chief’s son and someone who sees too much. Someone who really sees her. After years of trying to be invisible, Ariane finds the attention frightening—and utterly intoxicating. Suddenly, nothing is simple anymore, especially not the rules…