Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday (6/6)

Waiting on Wednesday was created over @ Breaking The Spine
This week I am Waiting On Wednesday:

After his older brother dies in Iraq, Matt makes a discovery that rocks his beliefs about strength, bravery, and honor in this page-turning debut.Ever since his brother, T.J., was killed in Iraq, Matt feels like he’s been sleepwalking through life — failing classes, getting into fights, and avoiding his dad’s lectures about following in his brother’s footsteps. T.J.’s gone, but Matt can’t shake the feeling that if only he could get his hands on his brother’s stuff from Iraq, he’d be able to make sense of his death. But as Matt searches for answers about T.J.’s death, he faces a shocking revelation about T.J.’s life that suggests he may not have known T.J. as well as he thought. What he learns challenges him to stand up to his father, honor his brother’s memory, and take charge of his own life. With compassion, humor, and a compelling narrative voice, E. M. Kokie explores grief, social mores, and self-discovery in a provocative first novel.
Expected Publication: September 11th 2012
Publisher: Candlewick Press

I really want to read this book. I love issue books, and after reading and LOVING Something Like Normal by Trish Doller I am really loving war stories!!
What are you waiting on this week?


  1. This looks good. I also enjoy reading issue books. This may just be the book for me. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW

  2. This sounds like an intense and beautiful book. I haven't read many books dealing with war but I'm definitely interested.
    I've never heard of this book before, but thank you so much for sharing. :)

  3. Aww, this sounds like a heartbreaker. I do enjoy these types of books though. :)

    My W.O.W.

  4. I wasn't that interested in this before, but after you mentioning Something Like Normal, maybe I'll try it out. I'm going to start reading it either today or tommorow, so if I like it maybe I'll give this one a try. Great pick!

    My WoW


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