Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday Vol. 15



  • Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
  • Sept. 2013


Synopsis: While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship of her fellow prisoners. But will that be enough to endure the fate that’s in store for her?


I'm really on a historical fiction kick right now and after finishing Wein's amazing Code Name Verity I am ready for her next book. Although, I'm sure I need to prepare since it is about a girl in a co
concentration camp.








Reality Boy by A.S. King
October 2013



Synopsis: Gerald Faust knows exactly when he started feeling angry: the day his mother invited a reality television crew into his five-year-old life. Twelve years later, he’s still haunted by his rage-filled youth—which the entire world got to watch from every imaginable angle—and his anger issues have resulted in violent outbursts, zero friends, and clueless adults dumping him in the special education room at school.Nothing is ever going to change. No one cares that he’s tried to learn to control himself, and the girl he likes has no idea who he really is. Everyone’s just waiting for him to snap…and he’s starting to feel dangerously close to doing just that.


Someone on Twitter joked that this book is Honey Boo Boo when she gets older. I adored A.S. King's Everybody Sees The Ants and this idea of reality TV child star all grown up is such a current and interesting topic for a YA book.

What are you waiting on ? Please leave a link below so I can stop by ! I need to update my Goodreads Want To Read shelf.


2 comments :

  1. The first book sounds pretty sad. Oh gosh honey boo boo when she is older! LOL But I'm sure reality TV can be very stressful and embarassing. I would hope after enough time passes though that everyone forgets.

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  2. I finished Rose Under Fire a little while ago and it was AMAZING! Great picks!
    -Danna

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