Wednesday, May 16, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday #11: Starring Me

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're
eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Starring Me by Krista McGee
Thomas Nelson-July 10, 2012

About the Book
Kara McKormick is told she's auditioning to star in a new teen variety show. But it's what she isn't told that could change her life.
The feisty New Yorker moves to sunny Orlando to participate in a month-long audition, where she'll live with nine other contestants and an eccentric housemother. Kara knows that the show already has a big-time celebrity lined up for the co-host, but she doesn't know who it is.
Chad Beacon quickly rose to fame after winning America's Next Star, but he doesn't want his entire career to be about singing. There is so much more he wants to do-like act. The new variety show sounds like the perfect next step for him, but his parents want him to have a co-star who shares his faith since they'll be spending so much time together.
Acting is high on Kara's priority list. But a relationship with God? Not so much. In fact, she's tried to stay away from anything religious. But God is after Kara's heart and He's put people in her life who are showing her there's far more to Christianity than rules and judgment.
And just when it seems that Kara's going to have to give up her acting dream, God reveals that she may have a starring role after all-in a story so big only He could write it.

Why I Want It
I really enjoyed the first book in this series, First Date especially Kara's character. So when I heard the next book was about her I was super excited and I can't wait to read this!


Unknown said...

Oooh, sounds ah-mazing! I've read several Christian oriented books, and I loved every single one of them :) Haven't read First Date though.

I'm a new follower of your blog, via GFC :)

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Anonymous said...

I read First Date too so I will definitely check this one out. Great pick!
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Unknown said...

Sounds like a good pick.

Emily Hart said...

I want to read it soooooooo bad!!! Can't wait!!!

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