Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: 7/09/14

This bookish meme tells the blogosphere what we're waiting patiently (and sometimes not so patiently) for! It's hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine!

I'll Meet You There

     If seventeen-year-old Skyler 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 them 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.
     Gritty, romantic, and ultimately hopeful, I'll MEET YOU THERE explores the complicated lives of an unforgettable cast of characters. This is the story of teens outside the picket fence. It doesn’t soften the edges of adolescence or the individual consequences of war; it’s life on the fringes—maddening, weirdly endearing…and completely screwed up.

Expected Publication: February 3, 2015
Published by: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

Why I'm Waiting: Ok, ok, obviously I'm a Heather Demetrios fangirl. My last WoW was about her other book Exquisite Captive! She's quickly becoming one of my favorite authors and I've only read Something Real by her. I was impressed by how unique it was. And then as more of her other books' synopsis started coming out, I realized that she has an amazing imagination and I really admire her for that. And this one sounds like my kind of romance, something more than just light and fluffy and will almost certainly induce tears. I'm not sure how I will wait until February to read this. (Plus, ALL of her covers are GORGEOUS and we know how I feel about pretty covers!)

What are you waiting on this week?
Will you be waiting on this with me?!


  1. Nice pick! Not really my kind of read but still hope you thoroughly enjoy it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. I can't wait to read this! I hope we both enjoy it.
    My WoW