Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Saint Anything


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where she spotlights upcoming releases.

This week I am waiting on. . . 

Saint Anything
By: Sarah Dessen
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release Date: May 5, 2015


Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyone else is so worried about Peyton, is she the only one concerned about the victim of the accident?

Enter the Chathams, a warm, chaotic family who run a pizza parlor, play bluegrass on weekends, and pitch in to care for their mother, who has multiple sclerosis. Here Sydney experiences unquestioning acceptance. And here she meets Mac, gentle, watchful, and protective, who makes Sydney feel seen, really seen, for the first time.

The uber-popular Sarah Dessen explores her signature themes of family, self-discovery, and change in her twelfth novel, sure to delight her legions of fans.


4 comments:

  1. I really want to read this one, too! Gorgeous cover and interesting premise! Great pick!!

    My WoW

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  2. Excited for new Sarah Dessen! Thanks for sharing!
    My WoW: http://onceuntold.blogspot.com/2015/02/waiting-on-wednesday-2.html

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  3. I STILL haven't read anything by Sarah Dessen. It hasn't been on purpose! Maybe this will be the one for me. Have a great week!

    WOW
    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

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  4. Great choice! I have read a few Sarah Dessen books and they were pretty great reads. I may have to pick this one up! Thank you for sharing. :)
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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