Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (79)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine where book bloggers devote a post to an upcoming book release they are particularly looking forward to reading.


John Green's The Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park in this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel. Cammie McGovern's insightful young adult debut is a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about how we can all feel lost until we find someone who loves us because of our faults, not in spite of them.

Born with cerebral palsy, Amy can't walk without a walker, talk without a voice box, or even fully control her facial expressions. Plagued by obsessive-compulsive disorder, Matthew is consumed with repeated thoughts, neurotic rituals, and crippling fear. Both in desperate need of someone to help them reach out to the world, Amy and Matthew are more alike than either ever realized.

When Amy decides to hire student aides to help her in her senior year at Coral Hills High School, these two teens are thrust into each other's lives. As they begin to spend time with each other, what started as a blossoming friendship eventually grows into something neither expected.

I have been wanting to read Say What You Will ever since I first heard about it. The premise sounds so interesting and unlike anything I've read before. At the same time, the synopsis doesn't really give much away so it's hard to tell exactly what is going to be happening in this book. Regardless, I can't wait to read it. And it's contemporary and we all know how I feel about contemporary. 

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern will be published June 3, 2014 by HarperTeen.

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  1. This cover reminds me of a Rainbow Rowell novel. It sounds fab! Great pick, Emilie!

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  2. I haven't heard of this one yet, but I'm loving the synopsis! This one sounds like a really cute story and I'd love to read it! Nice pick --adding it to my wishlist :)

    Aimee @ Read by the Undead

  3. Oh I am so excited for this one too! Great pick!
    New follower :)
    ­Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  4. This cover is SERIOUSLY fabulous. It's one of the main reasons that I'm excited for Say What You Will!

  5. I'm looking forward to this one too! You're right, it looks really interesting and different.

  6. I'm looking forward to this one too! The premise is very nice and interesting :)

    -Kimi at Geeky Chiquitas


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