Waiting on Wednesday: “Afterparty” by Ann Redisch Stampler

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that shines a spotlight on upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. 

Emma is tired of being good. Always the dutiful daughter to an overprotective father, she is the antithesis of her mother — whose name her dad won’t even say out loud. That’s why meeting Siobhan is the best thing that ever happened to her…and the most dangerous. Because Siobhan is fun and alluring and experienced and lives on the edge. In other words, she’s everything Emma is not.

And it may be more than Emma can handle. 

Because as intoxicating as her secret life may be, when Emma begins to make her own decisions, Siobhan starts to unravel. It’s more than just Dylan, the boy who comes between them. Their high-stakes pacts are spinning out of control. Elaborate lies become second nature. Loyalties and boundaries are blurred. And it all comes to a head at the infamous Afterparty, where debauchery rages and an intense, inescapable confrontation ends in a plummet from the rooftop… 

This explosive, sexy, and harrowing follow-up to Ann Redisch Stampler’s spectacular teen debut, Where It Began, reveals how those who know us best can hurt us most.

Expected publication:  December 31st 2013 by Simon Pulse 

Now this sounds like a book I couldn’t put down! I will be digging into this one as soon as I get it; and it’s out pretty soon, so not long to wait! YAY. It sounds so different to the usual contemporary I usually read, and that COVER; so unique! I love the bohek effect of the lights and how simplistic it is. Adore this one all round!

Are you waiting on “Afterparty“, like me?

If not, what are YOU waiting on? Tell me in the comments or at @LittleMemoirs on Twitter!


happy reading!

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  1. I'm actually really excited about this book too! I've been getting into contemporary more, and I love contemporary with a bit of a twist like this. I'm glad it isn't too far away.

    Sydney @ Utterly Bookish

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