Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: From Where I Watch You by Shannon Grogan

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine to spotlight upcoming books.

This week I can't wait to read...

From Where I Watch You by Shannon Grogan

Publication date: August 4th, 2015
Publisher: Soho Teen
Goodreads link: (click here)

Description from Goodreads:

Sixteen-year-old Kara McKinley is about to realize her dream of becoming a professional baker. Beautifully designed and piped, her cookies are masterpieces, but also her ticket out of rainy Seattle—if she wins the upcoming national baking competition and its scholarship prize to culinary school in California. Kara can no longer stand the home where her family lived, laughed, and ultimately imploded after her mean-spirited big sister Kellen died in a drowning accident. Kara’s dad has since fled, and her mom has turned from a high-powered attorney into a nutty holy-rolling Christian fundamentalist peddling “Soul Soup” in the family cafĂ©. All Kara has left are memories of better times.

But the past holds many secrets, and they come to light as Kara faces a secret terror. Someone is leaving her handwritten notes. Someone who knows exactly where she is and what’s she’s doing. As they lead her to piece together the events that preceded Kellen’s terrible, life-changing betrayal years before, she starts to catch glimpses of her dead sister: an unwelcome ghost in filthy Ugg boots. If Kara doesn’t figure out who her stalker is, and soon, she could lose everything. Her chance of escape. The boy she’s beginning to love and trust. Even her life.

Why I'm Excited:

Lately I've been into psychological thrillers with good mysteries in them. I also like that there seems to be a little bit of a paranormal element to it, too. Adding in the baking to it is also interesting, I have a feeling it'll make me hungry while I read it (kind of like Sunshine by Robin McKinley did). I really hope that this one keeps me on the edge of my seat and guessing the whole time. 

I wonder who her stalker is?

What are you waiting to read?

<3 Michelle


  1. Great choice this week. I've not heard of From Where I Watch but it sounds like a good thriller. It's been a while since I read a thriller but I think it's one genre that I'm craving. Thanks for sharing. Have a great week.

  2. Ohh, sounds interesting! :) great pick Michelle!
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  3. Wow this sounds great. Nothing like stalkers mixed with baked goods. But seriously, there aren't enough YA books with bakers.
    Olivia @ Fluttering Pages

  4. Wow this sounds right up my alley! Definitely adding to my TBR -- thank you so much for sharing!

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  5. Very intriguing choice, Michelle! I didn't know about this book, but I'm curious now.
    Thanks for sharing and also stopping by my blog earlier :)

  6. This book sounds amazing! I really like psychological thrillers, so I'm sure I'd really like this one. I hope you enjoy! And thanks for stopping by my post!

  7. Oh nice! I love a good thriller as well! Will definitely have to keep an eye out for this one!

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  8. It's funny, I was starting to be really interested in this UNTIL the mystery part hahaha. It still sounds like a really good read though. Maybe I'll check it out.

  9. I haven't seen this one before, but love the cover, and Soho Teen books are usually pretty good! Great pick! Thanks for visiting my WOW earlier!

  10. I've definitely been looking forward to this one too! I'm pretty sure I saw it on Edelweiss.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  11. Great cover, and new to me. Hope you get a chance to read it soon

  12. This is the first I've heard of this one. I love a good psychological thriller too! I hope you love it!

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  13. This really sounds intriguing! Actually, even before I read [from the blurb] about the mystery and the paranormal element, the mention of baking sealed it for me.

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  14. Never heard of this one! I hope you enjoy it when you read it!

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    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  15. Oh, yes definitely waiting on this one too! I have a Top Ten Tuesday post with that one coming up, I absolutely loved the blurb.

  16. That is one pretty cover, and the book sounds good too. I hope you love it once you read it. Great pick!

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    Sarika @ The Readdicts

  17. Amazing choice! I just added this book to my TBR, a while ago! I enjoy psychological thrillers as well and I can't wait for this one! I hope we both love it!

    Betsy @ I Sold My Soul For Books

  18. What a pretty cover. Sounds like an interesting read. Hope you enjoy it when you get to read it.

  19. Nice pick! I like the cover! Thank you for visiting me :)

  20. YES. This is definitely my type of read. NOW, WHERE'S AUGUST?! :D