Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday - Perfect; Rachel Joyce

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine.  Bloggers spotlight upcoming releases that they are eagerly anticipating! Want to participate? Post your own WOW entry on your blog, and leave your link at Breaking the Spine. Which cover do you like best - the light blue U.K. or the black U.S.?

 
I love the sound of this one, and I loved last book by Joyce: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.





January 7, 2014 - Random House
 
Byron Hemmings wakes to a morning that looks like any other: his school uniform draped over his wooden desk chair, his sister arguing over the breakfast cereal, the click of his mother’s heels as she crosses the kitchen. But when the three of them leave home, driving into a dense summer fog, the morning takes an unmistakable turn. In one terrible moment, something happens, something completely unexpected and at odds with life as Byron understands it. While his mother seems not to have noticed, for eleven-year-old Byron nothing can ever be the same. 

What happened and who is to blame? Over the days and weeks that follow, Byron’s perfect world is shattered. Unable to trust his parents, he confides in his best friend, James, and together they concoct a plan. . . .

As she did in her debut, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce has imagined bewitching characters who find their ordinary lives unexpectedly thrown into chaos, who learn that there are times when children must become parents to their parents, and who discover that in confronting the hard truths about their pasts, they will forge unexpected relationships that have profound and surprising impacts. Brimming with love, forgiveness, and redemption, Perfect will cement Rachel Joyce’s reputation as one of fiction’s brightest talents.

13 comments:

  1. Cool pick. Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. This sounds interesting! I've never read anything by this author so I'll have to check out her books. Thanks!

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  3. I'm curious to know what it was that affected Brian so much. I haven't read any of her books as yet.

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  4. I almost picked this one this week, so nice choice! I prefer the black cover. It's so striking!

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  5. Ooh, I love the sound of this one! I haven't read the first book, but it looks like I must. Enjoy!

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  6. Great choice, Diane! I'm adding this one to my list, and with any luck, I'll read The Pilgrimage of Harold Fry as well. I prefer the UK cover.

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  7. This does sound good! I haven't read her first book, but it's on my wish list.

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  8. I saw this too and it does sound really good although I haven't read her first book yet. I like the light blue cover much better.

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  9. I enjoyed Harold Fry a lot and hope to read this one very soon. I have to say I do like the UK cover best of the two.

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  10. I think I like the UK cover the best.

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  11. Hmm, sounds like an interesting premise. Hope it's a good one!

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  12. Great choice! I can't wait for this either : )

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  13. I still need to read Harold Fry! and she already has another one out. (I prefer the lighter cover, not that covers really matter to me. Just sayin')

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