Wednesday, December 24, 2008

"Waiting On" Wednesday: The Local News

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

The Local News
By Miriam Gershow
Publication Date: February 24

From Publishers Weekly:

"Bright, precocious but socially awkward Lydia Pasternak reports on the aftermath of her older brother’s disappearance in Gershow’s accomplished debut. Danny was everything Lydia wasn’t: at ease with their parents, popular in school, physically imposing, beloved by the opposite sex. Danny went from being Lydia’s playmate in their youth to her tormentor in high school, so his disappearance leaves Lydia with some very mixed feelings, one of which is relief. Lydia’s perspective gives this Lovely Bones–esque story line an unflinching quality as she details the emotional damage that reverberates even through her 10-year high school reunion."

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

Leave a comment with either the link to your own "Waiting On" Wednesday post or just your answer (if you don't have a blog).


gautami tripathy said...

It has got a great cover.

Here is mine:

Hotel on the corner of Bitter and Sweet

Ink Mage said...

Here is mine.

Anonymous said...

This looks good to me too.

Alea said...

Here is my post this week!

I'm actually very interested in The Local News too!

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays everyone!!

This one just get's in under the wire. I came across it last night and it publishes 12/30. Here it is.

Shonda said...

Here's my post:

Lisa (Southern Girl Reads) said...

That sounds like a fascinating story. I'll keep an eye out for it.

I hope you have a wonderful holiday, Jill!

JoAnn said...

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker

and The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister

Jill could you please please e-mail me and tell me how to do a link in a comment? Thanks!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays. Mine is here.

Amy said...

It's right here:

Lenore Appelhans said...

Merry Christmas Jill!

Here's mine this week:

Shelter Me