Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Waiting on Wednesday #305 - Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli & Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31180248-leah-on-the-offbeat
Leah on the Offbeat
by Becky Albertalli
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Publication Date: April 24th 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray
ISBN: 9780062643803

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Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst.

When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, she hasn’t mustered the courage to tell her friends—not even her openly gay BFF, Simon.

So Leah really doesn’t know what to do when her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in unexpected ways. With prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high. It’s hard for Leah to strike the right note while the people she loves are fighting—especially when she realizes she might love one of them more than she ever intended. (Goodreads)

So, I just recently finished my re-read of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda,
and now I want nothing more than to read Leah on the Offbeat!!
Her story sounds like it's going to be a great read,
and I really can't wait to check it out! I already have my copy preordered,
and I can't wait for it to release! I love Leah!

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35297469-starry-eyes
Starry Eyes
by Jenn Bennett
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Publication Date: April 3rd 2018
Publisher: Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9781481478809

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Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of the Montagues and Capulets.

But when a group camping trip goes south, Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded in the wilderness. Alone. Together.

What could go wrong?

With no one but each other for company, Zorie and Lennon have no choice but to hash out their issues via witty jabs and insults as they try to make their way to safety. But fighting each other while also fighting off the forces of nature makes getting out of the woods in one piece less and less likely.

And as the two travel deeper into Northern California’s rugged backcountry, secrets and hidden feelings surface. But can Zorie and Lennon’s rekindled connection survive out in the real world? Or was it just a result of the fresh forest air and the magic of the twinkling stars? (Goodreads)

(I know what you're probably thinking... *Why in the world are there two WOW picks this week??* Well, that's because I've already started a list that includes *most* of the WOW picks that I want to use this year, and in order to use them all, I have to do a double post every week. *grin*)

Anyway... I read Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett last year,
and really enjoyed the story!
Starry Eyes sounds really great as well,
and I can't wait to check it out!!
**"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine,
that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.**


2 comments:

  1. Nice picks! Both are totally new to me ones! Neither really sound like my kind of read but I hope you will thoroughly enjoy them both once you read them!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

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  2. Ohh, awesome picks Christy :D Ah, I love the cover for Leah so so much. <3 Both books looks and sounds amazing :) Hope you'll love them tons.

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