On My Wishlist (7)
On my Wishlist is a weekly meme hosted by Book Chick City where you get to chat about some of the books you desperately want but haven’t actually got round to buying yet!
Heres what’s on my wishlist this week:
Exposure by Therese Fowler
‘Amelia Wilkes’s strict father does not allow her to date, but that doesn’t stop the talented, winsome high school senior from carrying on a secret romance with her classmate Anthony Winter. Desperately in love, the two envision a life together and plan to tell Amelia’s parents only after she turns eighteen and is legally an adult. Anthony’s mother, Kim, who teaches at their school, knows—and keeps—their secret. But the couple’s passion is exposed sooner than planned: Amelia’s father, Harlan, is shocked and infuriated to find naked pictures of Anthony on his daughter’s computer. Just hours later, Anthony is arrested.
Despite Amelia’s frantic protests, Harlan uses his wealth and influence with local law enforcement and the media to label Anthony a deviant who preyed on his innocent daughter. Spearheaded by a zealous prosecutor anxious to turn the case into a public crusade against “sexting,” the investigation soon takes an even more disturbing and destructive turn.
As events spiral wildly out of control and the scandalous story makes national news, Amelia and Anthony risk everything in a bold and dangerous attempt to clear their names and end the madness once and for all.’
This one sounds fantastic – a contemporary romance which also deals with a more serious issue, one I haven’t really seen tackled before in any of the books I have read. I really like the cover as well, there’s something about it that just makes me want to pick it up and read it.