Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: The Awakening of Sunshine Girl (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl #2) by Paige McKenzie

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where we spotlight upcoming releases that we're eagerly awaiting.  This week I chose a book that is a sequel to another book that I really enjoyed.  I received an ARC  of the first book, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl in the mail from the publisher last year.  I'm a little disappointed I didn't get an ARC of the sequel.  :-(  But that's  how the cookie crumbles.  Anyway, I saw this posted on another WOW in the last week or so, and I knew it had to be my next pick!  Here is the blurb from Goodreads:

Having passed her test in Book One, Sunshine’s Luiseach powers are now fully awakened: for months now, Sunshine has felt spirits everywhere: heard voices, felt emotions – intense and sometimes overwhelming. She tries to ignore them, but it is impossible. Hoping to get her powers under control – and hoping for answers to her never-ending questions – she agrees to undergo training with her Luiseach mentor, even though she still hopes to give up her powers someday.

She and her mentor clash left and right; he doesn’t understand or approve of her attachment to the humans in her life; and she can’t understand how he could give her up so many years ago, only to endanger her mother’s life as part of a test.

Sunshine’s training is every bit as terrifying and creepy as her test was, and along the way she meets and befriends another young Luiseach, forcing her to confront her feelings for Nolan. Though her mentor is reluctant to answer her many questions, she finally learns more about her lineage, as well as the rift that threatens the future of Luiseach and the human race... and the crucial part she has to play in repairing it.


I'm very excited to see where this book goes next.  Did you know that the books were based on a YouTube channel?  You can go see it HERE.  

So that's my big want for the week?  How about you? What are you eagerly awaiting?  And hey, check back later tonight, I'll have a post for the Romance is in the Air Giveaway Hop up! 

22 comments:

  1. This sounds really good! I've never heard of this series before, but I'll have to add them to my TBR. :)

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  2. I haven't heard of this series before, either. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. No problem! If you like kinda spooky stories, with a little bit more back-story, then you should give it a try! Thanks for visiting!

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  3. ohh, I didn't know about this series...
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  4. I would really love to read this book. I've already downloaded the first one and can't wait to read it!

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    1. The first was good, so I'm hoping the 2nd will be as well!

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  5. This isn't up my alley, but I hope you get to enjoy it when you get it.
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    1. Same here. A little disappointed I didn't get an ARC of this since I did of the first one. Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. I haven't heard of this series before. I hope you enjoy reading this book.
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  8. OH! There is a sequel? I've been thinking about getting the first book since it's only 3 bucks for the ebook! :D

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    1. I knew at some point there had to be, but I didn't realize it was coming out already until I saw someone else's WOW last week! You should totally get the first one!

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  9. I haven't read the first book, but I hope that you enjoy this one!

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  10. This sounds good. I'll have to look up the first one in the series.

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    1. You should! And if you have time, go look up the Youtube videos as well! Thanks for stopping by!

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  11. This sounds like a good book, I like the cover.

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    1. I'm so excited for it! I really enjoyed the first one and the unusual turn it took at the end.

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