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Can’t Wait Wednesday | February 2, 2022

Posted February 2, 2022 by Kait in Bookish Memes, Can't Wait Wednesday / 2 Comments

Happy Wednesday! Originally created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, Waiting on Wednesday was adapted to Can’t Wait Wednesday by Tressa at Wishful Endings. It is a weekly meme that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating!

This week’s Can’t Wait Wednesday book is…

Can’t Wait Wednesday | February 2, 2022Aces Wild: A Heist by Amanda DeWitt
Published on September 6, 2022 by Peachtree Teen
Genres: Contemporary, Queer, YA, Mystery, Thriller, Aspec
Pages: 352
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Six of Crows goes to Las Vegas in debut author Amanda DeWitt’s suspenseful casino heist, starring an entire crew of asexual teens.
Some people join chess club, some people play football. Jack Shannon runs a secret blackjack ring in his private school’s basement. What else is the son of a Las Vegas casino mogul supposed to do?
Everything starts falling apart when Jack’s mom is arrested for their family’s ties to organized crime. His sister Beth thinks this is the Shannon family’s chance to finally go straight, but Jack knows that something’s not right. His mom was sold out, and he knows by who. Peter Carlevaro: rival casino owner and jilted lover. Gross.
Jack hatches a plan to find out what Carlevaro’s holding over his mom’s head, but he can’t do it alone. He recruits his closest friends—the asexual support group he met through fandom forums. Now all he has to do is infiltrate a high-stakes gambling club and dodge dark family secrets, while hopelessly navigating what it means to be in love while asexual. Easy, right?

About Amanda DeWitt

Working in a public library by day and writing books at all hours, Amanda DeWitt is always surrounded by books. When she’s not writing, she enjoys drawing, Dungeons & Dragon-ing, and also writing, just not whatever it is she really should be writing. When she is writing, she’s always looking to try something new—but anything funny is a good bet. She holds a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida.

Amanda lives in Clearwater, Florida with her two dogs, two cats, and a handful of chickens. She’s represented by Cate Hart at Harvey Klinger Literary Agency.

  • starring an entire crew of asexual teens starring an entire crew of asexual teens STARRING AN ENTIRE CREW OF ASEXUAL TEENS omg yes pLEASE!!!!!!
  • Jack’s closest friends are from an ACE SUPPORT GROUP on FANDOM FORUMS like whattttt??? I need this like, yesterday!!!!!
  • yes hello have you seen this GORGEOUS cover?!?!!?
  • Spellhacker by MK England
  • Immoral Code by Lillian Clark
  • Chaos on CatNet by Naomi Kritzer
  • The One True Me and You by Remi K. England (yes I know I already have them on here, but BOTH BOOKS FIT, differently)
  • Heist Society by Ally Carter
  • This Golden State by Marit Weisenberg
  • Dare Mighty Things by Heather Kaczynski

I AM SO EXCITED for this book! What upcoming books are you excited to read? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous week!

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