Wednesday, June 26, 2013

"Waiting on" Wednesday #7: Tattered Love & Losing Francesca

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


This week I am eagerly anticipating the release of Tattered Love by Lola Stark and I Am Forever by Wynne Channing :D!

Title: Tattered Love

Author: Lola Stark

Series: Needle's Kiss #1

Expected Publication Date: October 2013

Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance/Erotica


Description from Goodreads:

When ex-Special Ops bad-ass Mace walks into Needle's Kiss tattoo parlour, he never expected to find the girl who would turn his life upside down.

Hard as nails Scarlett has been unlucky in love: she’s been burnt, chewed up and spat out. Reluctant to have another relationship, can she keep her wits about her when hot-as-sin Mace walks into her tattoo parlour? Or will he break her down and leave his mark within her ink?

What starts out as a little fun, turns into something so much more.

Can Scarlett look beyond Mace's devastating past or will his demons come back to haunt them both.

Content warning: contains steamy, anything-goes sex, an alcohol induced embarrassing night out and two headstrong lovers taken on a whirlwind of crazy.


I was just browsing around on Goodreads and I found this book. The cover totally captivated me, and after reading the synopsis I just had to add it to my TBR pile. 


Title: Losing Francesca

Author: J.A. Huss

Series: NA

Expected Publication Date: July 1, 2013

Genre: YA/NA crossover Contemporary Romance


Description from Goodreads:

WARNING: This book contains no smut. It’s not smexy or hot. It’s sweet and filled with a longing so deep, your heart will ache and maybe even break. This book is about bare feet on the beach, the sound of crashing waves, first kisses, losing your faith and then, against all odds, finding it again. This book is about bad things that change people’s lives, a father’s love for his daughter, a brother’s love for his sister, a bad boy who finally figures out why he’s so broken, and a girl who grows up.

Francesca Sabatini came to America to take in the sights, celebrate her high school graduation, and have fun wasting time before college starts in the fall.

That's not what happens.

Fresh off the plane and barely on American soil more than a handful of minutes, Francesca's face is recognized by TSA scanners to be a match for a child who was kidnapped twelve years ago.

Brody Mason remembers the day Fiona Sullivan went missing during a family vacation in Italy and it's haunted him his whole life. So when Francesca shows up at the Sullivan farm down the road, he's compelled to figure out if this girl really is his long-lost friend.

But Francesca knows she's not Fiona Sullivan. She knows exactly who she is. At least she thinks she knows – until Brody Mason relentlessly pursues her and she begins to have feelings for him. Maybe being Fiona isn't so bad?

Reality becomes blurred, secrets are revealed, and life will never be the same when the final questions are answered: Is she Francesca or Fiona? And where does she really belong?


I first heard of this book at J.A. Huss Website. I read the teasers she has released and I just had to add it to my TBR pile.  


Have you heard about these books?


What books are you waiting for this week? Leave a link to your blog post in the comments below, or if you don't have a blog leave the name(s) of the books your eagerly anticipating.


  1. OOO the first book sounds good, but the second one sounds epic! Thanks a lot for sharing. I hope you'll review the second book, because I am really looking forward to reading it. Hope you'll come visit me at
    my WOW

  2. Okay, I had never heard of Losing Francesca, but based on the blurb I added it to my TBR list on Goodreads, and then searched for it on Barnes & Noble... and it's available now for $1. Totally just impulse-bought, lol. Thanks for the recommendation! Super excited to read it now.

    ~ Nikki @ There were books involved...

  3. I've heard of Losing Francesca but haven't read it yet. Great picks :)

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  4. Great WoW picks! These books sound interesting!
    -Scott Reads It!

  5. Losing Francesca looks really interesting :) Thanks for putting it on my radar! Thanks too for visiting our WoW!

  6. I've heard of Losing Francesca, but I hadn't heard of Tattered Love before. Thanks for the heads up! I can't wait to check it out!

  7. Thanks Kassie for the shout-out for I Am Forever! It's coming in November (excerpts out this fall). The cover release was today!!! Let me know what you think :-)