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"Waiting On" Wednesday (#51) Death Date by Victoria Laurie


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm picking:

Death Date by

From Goodreads: 
Pretty Little Liars meets Medium in this fast-paced thriller and fantastic YA debut from a New York Times bestselling author

Maddie Fynn is a shy high school junior, cursed with an eerie intuitive ability: she sees a series of unique digits hovering above the foreheads of each person she encounters. Her earliest memories are marked by these numbers, but it takes her father's premature death for Maddie and her family to realize that these mysterious digits are actually death dates, and just like birthdays, everyone has one.

Forced by her alcoholic mother to use her ability to make extra money, Maddie identifies the quickly approaching death date of one client's young son, but because her ability only allows her to see the when and not the how, she's unable to offer any more insight. When the boy goes missing on that exact date, law enforcement turns to Maddie.

Soon, Maddie is entangled in a homicide investigation, and more young people disappear and are later found murdered. A suspect for the investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious young admirer who maybe connected to it all, Maddie's whole existence is about to be turned upside down. Can she right things before it's too late?(

Why I'm Waiting:
I love this type of book.  It sounds much like the Marked series, which I adored.  It also seems very different from anything else.


  1. OMG! I did not know that Victoria was writing a YA! I love both her current adult mystery series!! So excited for a YA! Thanks for the heads up!

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  2. I saw this one a few weeks ago and thought it sounded good. Great pick!!

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  3. Reminds me a bit of the anime Death Note, and that just rocked. I'll keep an eye out for that one, thanks for sharing!
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  4. It sounds a lot lime Numb3rs, too. Cant wait to read it! :)

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  5. Sounds kind of like a cross between Numbers and the 1-800-Where-R-U series by Meg Cabot. Looks promising!

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