Waiting on Wednesday–Ink is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  It’s designed for bloggers to spotlight the upcoming releases that they simply can’t wait to read.


It’s parent/teacher conferences week, so I’m sticking to only the basics in this post. Last week I was a grading machine and this week I’m just tired and busy. I will say, however, that this book sounds like something that would put me in a good mood after the last couple weeks I’ve had.

Ink is Thicker Than WaterTitle & Author: Ink is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding

Release Date: December 3rd, 2013 (in paperback!)

Publisher: Entangled: Teen

Summary (From Goodreads):

For Kellie Brooks, family has always been a tough word to define. Combine her hippie mom and tattooist stepdad, her adopted overachieving sister, her younger half brother, and her tough-love dad, and average Kellie’s the one stuck in the middle, overlooked and impermanent. When Kellie’s sister finally meets her birth mother and her best friend starts hanging with a cooler crowd, the feeling only grows stronger.

But then she reconnects with Oliver, the sweet and sensitive college guy she had a near hookup with last year. Oliver is intense and attractive, and she’s sure he’s totally out of her league. But as she discovers that maybe intensity isn’t always a good thing, it’s yet another relationship she feels is spiraling out of her control.

It’ll take a new role on the school newspaper and a new job at her mom’s tattoo shop for Kellie to realize that defining herself both outside and within her family is what can finally allow her to feel permanent, just like a tattoo.


  1. Never heard of this book before but it really sounds interesting. I’ll be adding this to my TBR so thanks for sharing!

    Chel @ The Procrastinator’s Corner

  2. Awesome pick. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Happy Wednesday!

    My WoW

  3. This one does sound good, I’m intrigued that Oliver is intense but then intensity isn’t always a good thing. Great pick!

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