Waiting on Wednesday #12: Shade Me by Jennifer Brown

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Shade Me (Nikki Kill #1), by Jennifer Brown
Publication: January 19, 2016, by Katherine Tegen Books
Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Thriller, Contemporary
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Nikki Kill does not see the world like everyone else. In her eyes, happiness is pink, sadness is a mixture of brown and green, and lies are gray. Thanks to a rare phenomenon called synesthesia, Nikki’s senses overlap, in a way that both comforts and overwhelms her.
Always an outsider, just one ‘D’ shy of flunking out, Nikki’s life is on the fast track to nowhere until the night a mysterious call lights her phone up bright orange—the color of emergencies. It’s the local hospital. They need Nikki to identify a Jane Doe who is barely hanging on to life after a horrible attack.
The victim is Peyton Hollis, a popular girl from Nikki’s school who Nikki hardly knows. One thing is clear: Someone wants Peyton dead. But why? And why was Nikki’s cell the only number in Peyton’s phone?
As she tries to decipher the strange kaleidoscope of clues, Nikki finds herself thrust into the dark, glittering world of the ultra-rich Hollis family, and drawn towards Peyton’s handsome, never-do-well older brother Dru. While Nikki’s colors seem to help her unravel the puzzle, what she can’t see is that she may be falling into a trap. The only truth she can be sure of is that death is a deep, pulsing crimson.
Shade Me is award-winning author Jennifer Brown’s first book in a thrilling suspense series about Nikki Kill.

I adore Jennifer Brown's writing and have read every book by her except for one other than this one. I'm SO excited for this one and thrillers are my favourite genre, so we all know what that means! *giggles*

What are you anticipating the most this week?


  1. I'm really excited for this one too! I need to see her ability at work :D

    1. Wooo! I definitely recommend anything she's ever written! Go for it!


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