Waiting on Wednesday #47


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine.
My pick of the week is...
Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff

From the acclaimed author of Brooklyn, Burning comes Guy in Real Life, an achingly real and profoundly moving love story in the vein of Rainbow Rowell and John Green, about two Minnesota teens whose lives become intertwined through school, role-playing games, and a chance two-a.m. bike accident.

It is Labor Day weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and boy and girl collide on a dark street at two thirty in the morning: Lesh, who wears black, listens to metal, and plays MMOs; Svetlana, who embroiders her skirts, listens to Björk and Berlioz, and dungeon masters her own RPG. They should pick themselves up, continue on their way, and never talk to each other again.

But they don't.

This is a story of two people who do not belong in each other's lives, who find each other at a time when they desperately need someone who doesn't belong in their lives. A story of those moments when we act like people we aren't in order to figure out who we are. A story of the roles we all play-at school, at home, with our friends, and without our friends-and the one person who might show us what lies underneath it all.
~*~Why I Am Waiting~*~
Honestly, I think the synopsis says it all with this one.
Is anyone else looking forward to this book? Share your WoW picks below! 

1 comment:

  1. Wow, wow, wow, this one sounds amazing!! First time I've heard of it too. And I love the cover. Thanks for getting it under my radar. :)

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