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Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: Notes from my Captivity RELEASING JULY 10TH, 2018 Synopsis Adrienne Cahill cares about three things: getting into a great college; becoming a revered journalist like her idol, Sydney Declay; and making her late father proud of her. So when Adrienne is offered the chance to… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: A Thousand Perfect Notes RELEASING JUNE 7TH, 2018 Synopsis An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: Summer of Salt RELEASING JUNE 5TH, 2018 Synopsis Practical Magic meets Nova Ren Suma’s Imaginary Girls and Laura Ruby’s Bone Gap in this lush, atmospheric new novel by acclaimed author Katrina Leno. A magic passed down through generations. An island where strange things happen. A summer that will become… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Save the Date Releasing June 5th, 2018 Synopsis Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Stay Sweet RELEASING APRIL 24TH, 2018! Synopsis A summer read about first love, feminism, and ice cream. Summer in Sand Lake isn’t complete without a trip to Meade Creamery—the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade who started making ice cream to cheer up her lovesick girlfriends while… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Come from Away Releasing April 24th, 2018! Synopsis From the bestselling author of Tides of Honour and Promises to Keep comes a poignant novel about a young couple caught on opposite sides of the Second World War. In the fall of 1939, Grace Baker’s three brothers, sharp and proud in their uniforms, board Canadian ships… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Emergency Contact Releasing March 27th, 2018! Synopsis For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: I Have Lost My Way Releasing March 27th, 2018! Synopsis A powerful story of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) RELEASING MARCH 6TH, 2018! Synopsis Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  Today’s pick is: Tess of the Road RELEASING FEBRUARY 27TH, 2018! Synopsis In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can’t make a scene at your sister’s wedding and break a relative’s nose… Read More