Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (31)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, in which we highlight an upcoming book release we're eagerly awaiting.

This week I'm waiting on Hunting Lila by Sarah Alderson. I love the cover and the blurb, but really made me want this book was the author's bio. Her life sounds interesting, and I'm hoping that can translate into her writing!

17-year-old Lila has two secrets she's prepared to take to the grave. The first is that she can move things just by looking at them. The second is that she's been in love with her brother's best friend, Alex, since forever. Or thereabouts.After a mugging on the streets of South London goes horribly wrong and exposes her unique ability, Lila decides to run to the only people she can trust - her brother and Alex. They live in Southern California where they work for a secret organisation called The Unit, and Lila discovers that the two of them are hunting down the men who murdered her mother five years before. And that they've found them. Trying to uncover the truth of why her mother was killed, and the real remit of The Unit, Lila becomes a pawn in a dangerous game. Struggling to keep her secrets in a world where nothing and no one is quite as they seem, Lila quickly realises that she is not alone - there are others out there just like her - people with special powers -and her mother's killer is one of them...

[Synopsis by Goodreads]

Hunting Lila is due for release on the 4th of August.

Feel free to leave a link to your own Waiting On Wednesday post in the comments, and I'll be sure to have a look.