Wednesday, November 19, 2014

"Waiting On" Wednesday: Blue Stars

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Blue Stars
By Emily Gray Tedrowe

Publication Date: February 17

From Amazon:

Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor,  is drawn into the war when her legal ward Michael enlists as a Marine. Lacey is a proud Army wife who struggles to pay the bills and keep things going for her son while her husband is deployed. Ellen and Lacey cope with the fear and stress of a loved one at war while trying to get by in a society that often ignores or misunderstands what war means to women today. When Michael and Eddie are injured in Iraq, Ellen and Lacey’s lives become intertwined in Walter Reed Army Hospital, where each woman must live while caring for her wounded soldier. They form an alliance, and an unlikely friendship, while helping each other survive the dislocated world of the army hospital. Whether that means fighting for proper care for their men, sharing a six-pack, or coping with irrevocable loss, Ellen and Lacey pool their strengths to make it through. In the end, both women are changed, not only by the war and its fallout, but by each other.

What's your "waiting on" pick this week?

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8 comments: said...

Blue Stars sounds really powerful. Looking forward to reading it!

Tina's Blog said...

You're ahead of me...this one is in my queue in a few weeks. Love the sound of this one.

P.E. Mari said...

I'm always curious about army books. I hope you enjoy.

jerikavonalexandra said...

This looks interesting.

Lisa Marie said...

Great pick!

Daniel Saugar said...

Thanks for sharing and I hope you enjoy it!
Here's my WoW:

Sonja lovinbooks said...

Hi Jill,

this is my first Wow :-) It's in German but I hope you like it...

Greetings from Germany

Leeanna said...

That sounds like it'd be a tearjerker!