Wednesday, June 3, 2015

waiting on wednesday: every last word

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted over at Breaking the Spine where we highlight a different upcoming release each week.

This week's pick: Every Last Word – Tamara Ireland Stone
release date: June 16 
find it on goodreads

synopsis: If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling.

Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off.

Second-guessing every move, thought, and word makes daily life a struggle, and it doesn't help that her lifelong friends will turn toxic at the first sign of a wrong outfit, wrong lunch, or wrong crush. Yet Sam knows she'd be truly crazy to leave the protection of the most popular girls in school. So when Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret, right up there with Sam's weekly visits to her psychiatrist.

Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner, a hidden room and a tight-knit group of misfits who have been ignored by the school at large. Sam is drawn to them immediately, especially a guitar-playing guy with a talent for verse, and starts to discover a whole new side of herself. Slowly, she begins to feel more "normal" than she ever has as part of the popular crowd . . . until she finds a new reason to question her sanity and all she holds dear.

I think this sounds like an interesting read about a mental illness that I haven't read much about. I am looking forward to seeing this portrayal and I have high hopes for a poignant coming of age story. 

what are your picks this week?



  1. I'm really looking forward to this one too! I hope we both enjoy it. Thanks for stopping by my blog and I LOVE your blog design - SO PRETTY! <3
    Olivia @ Fluttering Pages

    1. oh my gosh thank you so much!! I love your blog as well seriously!! :))

  2. This does sound like a great story. Can't wait to read it! Thanks for stopping by my WOW earlier!

    1. it's no problem! thanks for stopping by mine!

  3. Keep seeing this around and it sounds awesome, definitely adding to my TBR!!

    My WoW

    1. yay! I think it's going to be great!!

  4. This is my pick for next week. I cant wait for it!

    Joana @ The Boundless Book List

  5. Great choice! I can't wait for this one either. I loved the authors other book: Time Between Us.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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