Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday



This meme is from Breaking The Spine spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Janet Evanovich - Sizzling Sixteen

From Books-A-Million

Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip. Problem is, Uncle Pip didn't specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck. . . .

BAD LUCK:

Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run up a gambling debt of $786,000 with mobster Bobby Sunflower and is being held until the cash can be produced. Nobody else will pay to get Vinnie back, leaving it up to Stephanie, office manager Connie, and file clerk Lula to raise the money if they want to save their jobs.

GOOD LUCK:

Being in the business of tracking down people, Stephanie, Lula, and Connie have an advantage in finding Vinnie. If they can rescue him, it will buy them some time to raise the cash.

BAD LUCK:

Finding a safe place to hide Vinnie turns out to be harder than raising $786,000. Vinnie's messing up Mooner's vibe, running up pay-per-view porn charges in Ranger's apartment, and making Stephanie question genetics.

GOOD LUCK:

Between a bonds office yard sale that has the entire Burg turning out, Mooner's Hobbit-Con charity event, and Uncle Pip's lucky bottle, they just might raise enough money to save the business, and Vinnie, from ruin.

BAD LUCK:

Saving Vincent Plum Bail Bonds means Stephanie can keep being a bounty hunter. In Trenton, this involves hunting down a man wanted for polygamy, a turnpike toilet paper bandit, and a drug dealer with a pet alligator named Mr. Jingles.

GOOD LUCK:

The job of bounty hunter comes with perks in the guise of Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Ranger. With any luck at all, Uncle Pip's lucky bottle will have Stephanie getting lucky---the only question is . . . with whom?

"Sizzling Sixteen" . . . so hot, the pages might spontaneously combust.

Just one month to go! I can't believe I've read just about all of the Plum books!

8 comments:

Jan von Harz said...

Sounds like it will be an exciting read. Good pick.

Book Sake said...

I haven't read any of her books, but I hear they are fantastic!

Thanks for stopping by BookSake!

E.J. Stevens said...

Great pick!

I'm waiting on Eternal Kiss of Darkness here.

Happy reading. :)

xx,
E.J.

p.s. I'm your first follower! :)

Alayne said...

I've never read any of her books. Hope you get it soon! My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

Christie (The Fiction Enthusiast) said...

Fun pick! I need to start this series.

Aimee said...

This sounds great! Nice pick!

Here is my WoW here

chelleyreads said...

i haven't read a janet evanovich in forever. fun pick!

Here's my WoW pick. Check it out if you have time :)

Violet said...

Fun pick! I still haven't read any Janet Evanovich books, but I often hear them highly recommended. :)

My WoW is here.

 
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