20 March 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #23: My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

Hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday showcases the books we're lusting after. Get ready to load up your TBR!


My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

Expected Publication: 2 April 2013 by Sourcebooks Fire

Pages: 304

Genre/s: YA, Realistic Fiction

Synopsis

Lucy just had the worst week ever. Seriously, mega bad. And suddenly, it's all too much—she wants out. Out of her house, out of her head, out of her life. She wants to be a whole new Lucy. So she does something the old Lucy would never dream of.

And now her life will never be the same. Now, how will she be able to have a boyfriend? What will she tell her friends? How will she face her family?

Now her life is completely different...every moment is a gift. Because now she might not have many moments left.


Why I'm Waiting

Honestly, just based on the cover I probably wouldn't have taken a second look at this book. Not that it's a horrible cover, it just didn't grab my attention, but once I read the synopsis I knew I wanted to read this - I can't get enough of YA realistic fiction and this one sounds really intense.

What are you waiting on this week?

15 comments:

  1. Yup, this one sounds really intense. But, I agree the cover is slighly plain ...

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  2. Nice pick! I enjoy realistic YA and this one looks promising. Enjoy it!

    My WoW

    Julie @ Books and Insomnia

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  3. I haven't read anything about this subject before and I can't wait to see how it works out.

    Mel@thedailyprophecy.

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  4. Hmmm.. sounds interesting. I might have to check this one out. Thanks for sharing it.

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    Toni @ My Book Addiction

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  5. I have to admit this is one I will probably pass on. I hope you enjoy it though :)

    Here's my WoW pick for this week.

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  6. I hadn't heard of this one yet but I'm intrigued! Agreed on the cover though. I wouldn't have given it a second look.

    Jessica @ Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile

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  7. Oh so funny I JUST finished this one like 15 mins ago and it was amazing! I hope you love it too! <3

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  8. This looks soooo good. Can't wait.
    New Follower <3!
    Beth | The Reading Vixens [Formerly YA Vixens]
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  9. I have got to check out this book! Thanks for making it your pick this week! Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

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  10. The cover of this one is gorgeous, but I don't know if it will be my kind of book.

    Jennifer
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  11. This one sounds like its going to be very emotional, and I LOVE emotional reads. :)

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  12. Beautiful cover! Thanks for sharing!

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    Eva @ All Books Considered

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  13. I'm definitely interested in reading this one, although I know it's going to be a hugely intense read. Great pick!

    My WoW

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  14. The cover is pretty enough but you're right - I would pass it up too but it does sound really good. Nice choice this week.

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