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Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (8)



And Then Things Fall Apart
Arlaina Tibensky

July 26th 2011

And Then Things Fall Apart



Keek is not having a good summer. She and her boyfriend have just had their Worst Fight Ever (on the subject of her virginity, nonetheless), she’s been betrayed by a best friend, her parents are splitting up, and her mother is on the other side of the country tending to Keek’s newborn cousin, who may or may not make it home from the hospital. Oh, and Keek’s holed up at her grandmother’s technology-barren house with an abysmal case of the chicken pox. In Keek’s words, “Sofa king annoying.” 


With her world collapsing around her, Keek’s only solace comes from rereading Sylvia  Plath’s The Bell Jar and typing on an old electric typewriter. Keek—whose snappy narrative voice is darkly humorous and hysterically blunt—must ultimately decide for herself which relationships to salvage, which to set free, and what it means to fall in love.



How great does that sound? A typical discovery about love and self acceptance. I am so excited. And how amazing is that cover?

4 comments:

  1. Great pick. I'm looking forward to this one too. I was my WoW pick a few weeks ago.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/06/waiting-on-wednesday-23.html

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  2. Love the cover, it's so great and cute.

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