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Waiting on Wednesday (89) — Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

Posted by on June 6, 2012
“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)

Going Vintage 

The story of a girl figuring out the truths and illusions of life and love, both in the nostalgic past and in the very real now. Laugh-out-loud humor combines with a hint of romance in this delightful contemporary novel.

The cure for a broken heart? Go vintage and live like it’s 1962!

Mallory’s boyfriend, Jeremy, isn’t just cheating on her. He’s cheating with an online girlfriend. So Mallory decides to swear off boys and modern technology. Inspired by a list of goals her grandmother made in 1962, Mallory decides to “go vintage” and return to a simpler time. She sets out to complete grandma’s list: run for pep club secretary, host a dinner party, sew a homecoming dress, find a steady, do something dangerous.

The list proves to be trickier than it looks. Obviously finding a steady is out . . . no matter how intriguing she finds Oliver (er, Jeremy’s cousin). But with the help of her sister, Mallory will finish the list and find peace.

Somehow.

GOING VINTAGE will be released 2013 from Bloomsbury.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?


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18 comments

  1. Ooh haven't heard of this one yet but I did read Sean Griswold's Head last year and enjoyed it! Will totally be adding this one to my Goodreads (:

  2. Wow! Great pick!! I LOVE this title!! Its so awesome and funky and promising. The cover is really cute and girly too… I have a sneaking suspicion that I am going to really enjoy this book. Awesome pick sweetie!! <3

  3. *taken back* … Wait, what? Are they describing my life? Do you know how many times I've wished I could “go vintage”??? What a fantastic idea for a book. I can't wait to read it now! Thanks for sharing. (I must go add this to my TBR…)

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