Friday, May 21, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday (2)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breathing The Spine and features upcoming and highly awaited releases.

This one seems to be a buzz today (also featured at Lale On Lit).

Amy Curry thinks her life sucks. Her mom decides to move from California to Connecticut to start anew--just in time for Amy's senior year. Her dad recently died in a car accident. So Amy embarks on a road trip to escape from it all, driving cross-country from the home she's always known toward her new life. Joining Amy on the road trip is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's old friend. Amy hasn't seen him in years, and she is less than thrilled to be driving across the country with a guy she barely knows. So she's surprised to find that she is developing a crush on him. At the same time, she's coming to terms with her father's death and how to put her own life back together after the accident. Told in traditional narrative as well as scraps from the road--diner napkins, motel receipts, postcards--this is the story of one girl's journey to find herself.


GMR said...

Hmmm...not certain if this will make my to-read list or not, but thanks for the info! It's actually the first I've seen on this particular title...happy reading!

Lale said...

Woo-hoo! I'm glad you're psyched for this one too... I just ordered it from the Book Depository :) And thanks for the link!

Sara said...

This one sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it :D

Lale said...

Patty- just finished this today! It was AMAZING. You have to read it. :)


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