Waiting on Wednesday #79: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature created by Jill at Breaking the Spine. This is where you showcase an upcoming release you're anxiously awaiting!

This week, I'm waiting on:
Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer.

Expected Publication: October 14, 2014.
by: Delacorte Press.

Goodreads Synopsis:
Fans of Ally Carter, especially her Heist Society readers, will love this teen mystery/thriller with sarcastic wit, a hint of romance, and Ocean’s Eleven–inspired action.
Julep Dupree tells lies. A lot of them. She’s a con artist, a master of disguise, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha High, where her father, an old-school grifter with a weakness for the ponies, sends her to so she can learn to mingle with the upper crust. For extra spending money Julep doesn’t rely on her dad—she runs petty scams for her classmates while dodging the dean of students and maintaining an A+ (okay, A-) average.
But when she comes home one day to a ransacked apartment and her father gone, Julep’s carefully laid plans for an expenses-paid golden ticket to Yale start to unravel. Even with help from St. Agatha’s resident Prince Charming, Tyler Richland, and her loyal hacker sidekick, Sam, Julep struggles to trace her dad’s trail of clues through a maze of creepy stalkers, hit attempts, family secrets, and worse, the threat of foster care. With everything she has at stake, Julep’s in way over her head . . . but that’s not going to stop her from using every trick in the book to find her dad before his mark finds her. Because that would be criminal.

Why I'm excited:
It sounds like there's a lot going on here, but if Summer can pull it off, this could be an amazing mystery/thriller. I love the idea of a con artist main character trying to find her missing father and all the wild and dangerous things that could ensue!

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. That title is so good! I'm excited about this one too!
    My WoW

  2. The blurb sounds really interesting! What a life for a high schooler! Loving the cover too. Here is my WoW: http://eatupmyfreetime.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/waiting-on-wednesday-aug-27/

  3. Oh this sounds interesting! I sadly haven't read any of her books, but now I am going to have to check them out! Great pick =)
    Here's my WoW http://bookstothetea.blogspot.com/

  4. This sounds really action-packed, great pick for this week Jessica!

    Amber Elise @ Du Livre

  5. Congrats ! (:
    I nominated you for the Liebster Award ! :*
    All the info through the link :D


    Hope you'll do it !

    xo Anne

  6. Oh gosh, now I want to read it!! This is the first I hear of this series


I'd love to hear what you think!