Sunday, March 25, 2012

Wishing For Someday Soon Blog Hop

Book Synopsis:

Seventeen year old Katelyn Richards is a stronger person than anyone will ever know, and that is just the way she wants it. Behind her normal fa├žade, lies the reality of a broken home life. Thanks to her abusive mother, a string of deadbeat stepfathers, and an unsympathetic system, Katelyn has learned that the only one she can count on is herself. Her life’s mission has become to shield her nine year old brother, Kevin, and to give him the future that they both wish for. A life with no more abuse, no worries about where their next meal will come from, and no more wondering if they will have a roof over their heads.

When her mother moves them again, this time to a small town in Montana, Katelyn’s resolve is shaken when she meets Max, a cute boy from her new school who gets a glimpse into her real world. Max slowly manages to break through Katelyn’s wall of distrust, stirring up feelings she never saw coming. Now with her world more complicated than she ever intended, Katelyn struggles with the decision to follow her heart into the arms of the first boy she has ever loved. A decision that could risk the promise she made to protect Kevin, and to give them the ‘someday soon’ that is so close within their grasp.


Max slowed the SUV, turning down a dirt path two miles from my house. Right on cue, I began nervously tugging on my bottom lip at the thought of meeting his parents.  

“You know, it’s very distracting when you do that,” Max said, putting the vehicle in park between another SUV like his and a dark blue pickup truck.

“What is?” I asked confused, turning to look at him.

“Tugging at your lip like that,” he said, reaching over to caress my bottom lip with the pad of his thumb.

His hand slid to the side of my face and I sighed uncontrollably, running my tongue over my lip where his thumb had previously been. His eyes darkened as he watched. He slid a hand behind my neck, anchoring me in place.

I shivered in anticipation as he leaned toward me with clear intentions.

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Wishing For Someday Soon Blog Hop:

Collect the letters from each of the excerpts provided by all the blogs listed below and then head back to to plug them into the secret phrase. You could win a Wishing For Someday Soon t-shirt, mouse pad or a signed copy of Wishing For Someday Soon!!! Take the time to leave a comment on each blog you visit and you could win a Kindle copy of Wishing For Someday Soon on the day it releases!!

Best Wishes and Happy Endings,
Shelly Crane


  1. After reading all of the excerpts, this is my favorite and what I look forward to the most in this novel. Can't wait to read it! :)

  2. Nice!!! Congrats on then release!!! :D
    Alyssa Sooklal

  3. This book can't release soon enough. I'm more than ready for it! Thanks for posting this!

  4. Ahhhh this book sounds AMAZING!!! All of these great books coming out, i just can't catch up!!