Waiting On Wednesday ~ April 25th, 2018

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at
 
 
and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Beth's Choice*

(YABC Blog Manager)

 

The Truth Lies Here (Lindsey Klingele)

 
Author: Lindsey Klingele

Book: Hardcover, 416 pages

Expected publication: August 21st, 2018

Publisher: HarperTeen

In small town Michigan, Penny, an aspiring journalist, teams up with the nerdy boy-next-door and the town’s star quarterback to find her conspiracy theorist father after he goes missing and several other townspeople turn up dead in the woods.

The deeper she digs, the weirder things start to get. Townspeople repeat the same phrases—verbatim. Men in black suits stroll around Main Street. Chunks of her memory go missing. Pretty soon, Penny’s research leads her to the long-ago meteorite crash in Bone Lake’s woods, and she’s going to have to reconsider her definition of “real” if she wants answers. . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

*CJ's Choice*

(YABC Blog Owner)

 

My So-Called Bollywood Life (Nisha Sharma)

 
Author: Nisha Sharma

Book: Hardcover, 304 pages

Expected publication: May 15th, 2018

Publisher: Crown BFYR

Winnie Mehta was never really convinced that Raj was her soulmate, but their love was written in the stars. Literally, a pandit predicted Winnie would find the love of her life before her 18th birthday, and Raj meets all of the qualifications. Which is why Winnie is shocked to return from her summer at film camp to find her boyfriend of three years hooking up with Jenny Dickens. Worse, Raj is crowned chair of the student film festival, a spot Winnie was counting on for her film school applications. As a self-proclaimed Bollywood expert, Winnie knows this is not how her perfect ending is scripted.

Then there’s Dev, a fellow film geek, and one of the few people Winnie can count on to help her reclaim control of her story. Dev is smart charming, and challenges Winnie to look beyond her horoscope to find someone she’d pick for herself. But does falling for Dev mean giving up on her prophecy, and her chance to live happily ever after? To get her Bollywood-like life on track, Winnie will need a little bit of help from fate, family, and of course, a Bollywood movie star. 

Like an expertly choreographed Bollywood dance scene, Nisha Sharma’s off-beat love story dazzles in the lime light.

 

 

 

 

*Bethany W's Choice*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

LifeL1K3 (Jay Kristoff)

Author: Jay Kristoff

Book: Hardcover, 416 pages

Expected publication: May 29th, 2018

Publisher: Knopf BYR

On a floating junkyard beneath a radiation sky, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap.

Eve isn’t looking for secrets—she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she’s just spent six months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, and the only thing keeping her Grandpa from the grave was the fistful of credits she just lost to the bookies. To top it off, she’s discovered she can destroy electronics with the power of her mind, and the puritanical Brotherhood are building a coffin her size. If she’s ever had a worse day, Eve can’t remember it.

But when Eve discovers the ruins of an android boy named Ezekiel in the scrap pile she calls home, her entire world comes crashing down. With her best friend Lemon Fresh and her robotic conscience, Cricket, in tow, she and Ezekiel will trek across deserts of irradiated glass, infiltrate towering megacities and scour the graveyard of humanity’s greatest folly to save the ones Eve loves, and learn the dark secrets of her past.

Even if those secrets were better off staying buried.

 

 

 

 

 

*Kayla's Choice*

(YABC Blog Manager)

 

What If It's Us (Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera)

 
Author: Becky Albertalli/Adam Silvera

Book: Hardcover, 448 pages

Expected publication: October 9th, 2018

Publisher: HarperTeen

Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it.

Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things.

But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them?

Maybe nothing. After all, they get separated.

Maybe everything. After all, they get reunited.

But what if they can’t quite nail a first date . . . or a second first date . . . or a third?

What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work . . . and Ben doesn’t try hard enough?

What if life really isn’t like a Broadway play?

But what if it is? 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carina Olsen on Saturday, 28 April 2018 15:28

Ohh, these books sounds great I read and loved LIFEL1K3 SO MUCH. Such a great book I hope you will all love these books so so much.

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Ohh, these books sounds great :D I read and loved LIFEL1K3 SO MUCH. Such a great book :D I hope you will all love these books so so much.

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