Wednesday, August 10, 2016

waiting on wednesday: kids of appetite

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted over at Breaking the Spine!

This week's pick: Kids of Appetite
by David Arnold

release date: September 20th

The bestselling author of Mosquitoland brings us another batch of unforgettable characters in this tragicomedy about first love and devastating loss.

Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell.
It begins with the death of Vic’s father.
It ends with the murder of Mad’s uncle.
The Hackensack Police Department would very much like to hear it.
But in order to tell their story, Vic and Mad must focus on all the chapters in between.

This is a story about:

1. A coded mission to scatter ashes across New Jersey.
2. The momentous nature of the Palisades in winter.
3. One dormant submarine.
4. Two songs about flowers.
5. Being cool in the traditional sense.
6. Sunsets & ice cream & orchards & graveyards.
7. Simultaneous extreme opposites.
8. A narrow escape from a war-torn country.
9. A story collector.
10. How to listen to someone who does not talk.
11. Falling in love with a painting.
12. Falling in love with a song.
13. Falling in love.

I absolutely loved David's debut novel, Mosquitoland, SO MUCH, it made me cry in all the best ways. (you can find my review here) So naturally, I have been waiting super (im)patiently for his next book to come out! I think that this one sounds incredible, and I especially love anything having to do with lists and codes and mysteries. CAN'T WAIT!

what are y'all waiting on this week?



  1. I haven't read this authors previous book but seems like a great writer. I like the title for this one and the blurb has me curious about the story. Nice pick. Hope we enjoy it :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

  2. With a description like that it certainly does sound interesting. Those story points definitely pique my interest- what a cool blurb!

  3. I'm really excited for this one too! I really love the cover.


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