“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:
Frances O’Roark Dowell’s fierce humor and keen eye make her YA debut literary and wise. In the spirit of John Green and E. Lockhart, Dowell’s relatable, quirky characters and clever, fluid writing prove that growing up gets complicated…and normal is WAY overrated.
About the Author
Frances O’Roark Dowell is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of Dovey Coe, which won the Edgar Award, Where I’d Like to Be, the bestselling The Secret Language of Girls, and its sequel The Kind of Friends We Used to Be, Chicken Boy, Shooting the Moon, which was awarded the Christopher Medal, the Phineas L. MacGuire series, and most recently Falling In. She lives with her husband and two sons in Durham, North Carolina. Connect with Frances online at FrancesDowell.com.
- Reading level: Young Adult
- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Atheneum (March 22, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1416995854
- ISBN-13: 978-1416995852
I just read about kids of star mommy bloggers and I think this will be interesting!