Waiting on Wednesday

New WoW

This is a feature started on Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming books.

This week’s pick is:

loose ends list

The Loose Ends List

Release date: June 7th 2016

Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Maddie O’Neill Levine lives a charmed life, and is primed to spend the perfect pre-college summer with her best friends and young-at-heart socialite grandmother (also Maddie’s closest confidante), tying up high school loose ends. Maddie’s plans change the instant Gram announces that she is terminally ill and has booked the family on a secret “death with dignity” cruise ship so that she can leave the world in her own unconventional way – and give the O’Neill clan an unforgettable summer of dreams-come-true in the process.
Soon, Maddie is on the trip of a lifetime with her over-the-top family. As they travel the globe, Maddie bonds with other passengers and falls for Enzo, who is processing his own grief. But despite the laughter, headiness of first love, and excitement of glamorous destinations, Maddie knows she is on the brink of losing Gram. She struggles to find the strength to say good-bye in a whirlwind summer shaped by love, loss, and the power of forgiveness.

Why I’m excited: It sounds both hilarious and heartbreaking. I’ll probably be laughing just as much as I am crying.



Filed under book-related, books, talking books, TBR books, waiting on wednesday, WoW, ya books

5 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday

  1. I saw this one on Netgalley today!

  2. Definitely sounds interesting. Hope you enjoy reading it!

    Renee My WOW

  3. I hadn’t heard of this, but it does sound really good. I’ll have to check it out too, hope you enjoy it!

    Joana @ The Boundless Booklist

  4. Haven’t heard of this, but love that cover! Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

  5. sydneyeditor1

    I agree, this definitely sounds hilarious and heartbreaking. I admire an author who can balance the both.

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