Books, Waiting On Wednesday, YA

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: Signs Point to Yes

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.


Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall

Paperback, 288 pages

Publication Date: Oct. 20th, 2015
Publisher: Swoon Reads
ISBN: 9781250066008
Add it: To your TBR Pile or your “Want to Read” list on Goodreads.

The author of A Little Something Different brings you the most adorkable romance ever.

Jane, a superstitious fangirl, takes an anonymous babysitting job to avoid an unpaid internship with her college-obsessed mom. The only problem? She’s babysitting the siblings of her childhood friend and new crush, Teo.

Teo doesn’t dislike Jane, but his best friend Ravi hates her, and is determined to keep them apart. So Teo’s pretty sure his plans for a peaceful summer are shot. His only hope is that his intermittent search for his birth father will finally pan out and he’ll find a new, less awkward home. Meanwhile, at Jane’s house, her sister Margo wants to come out as bisexual, but she’s terrified of how her parents will react.

In a summer filled with secrets and questions, even Jane’s Magic 8 ball can’t give them clear answers, but Signs Point to Yes.

With the plethora of fantasy stories that are filling my too read list, I like how simple and lovely this story sounds. Sandy Hall’s A Little Something Different was beautiful, poignant, and unique. I think this has the potential to be just as delightful. Hall weaves her characters’ stories so well, and I’m very intrigued by the relationships in this blurb.

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What are you waiting for this week?

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Books, Waiting On Wednesday, YA

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: I’ll Meet You There

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.


 

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Hardcover, 400 pages
Publication Date: Feb. 3rd 2015
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: 9780805097955
Add it: To your TBR Pile or your “Want to Read” list on Goodreads.

If seventeen-year-old Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing standing between straightedge Skylar and art school are three minimum-wage months of summer. Skylar can taste the freedom—that is, until her mother loses her job and everything starts coming apart. Torn between her dreams and the people she loves, Skylar realizes everything she’s ever worked for is on the line.

Nineteen-year-old Josh Mitchell had a different ticket out of Creek View: the Marines. But after his leg is blown off in Afghanistan, he returns home, a shell of the cocksure boy he used to be. What brings Skylar and Josh together is working at the Paradise—a quirky motel off California’s dusty Highway 99. Despite their differences, their shared isolation turns into an unexpected friendship and soon, something deeper.

I really enjoyed the other book I read by Demetrios, Something Real, much more than I thought I was going to. Between her writing, and this blurb for her new book, I’m so on board to read this book. It just sounds like a fantastic piece of realistic fiction, and I like the way she portrayed her characters, so I’m looking forward to seeing how Skylar and Josh act in this next release. I can’t wait to get started!

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What are you waiting for this week?

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