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Waiting on Wednesday: Waiting

Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams

Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams
Published by Simon & Schuster
Pub Date: May 1st 2012
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After her brother’s death, a teen struggles to rediscover love and find redemption in this gripping novel.

Growing up in Africa and Latin America as the children of missionaries, London and Zach were as close as could be. And then Zach dies, and the family is gutted. London’s father is distant. Her mother won’t speak. The days are filled with what-ifs and whispers: Did Zach take his own life? Was it London’s fault?

Alone and adrift, London finds herself torn between her brother’s best friend and the handsome new boy in town as she struggles to find herself—and ultimately redemption—in this authentic and affecting novel from award-winning novelist Carol Lynch Williams.


This sounds really, really good. And I’ve heard great things about this author.


Jess @ Gone with the Words

42 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Waiting”

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    This looks really good, I did read one of her novels! Great pick!


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    Oof, this sounds like an emotional one. Those are tough for me– guess that’s why I like fantasy so much. ;)

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    Kristi Book Faery

    This looks really good-Sad, too! I’d love to see your review on this and since your on my blog roll I’ll be keeping my eye out for it :o]

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    Andrea @The Bookish Babes

    Ooh, I love this pick! Sounds heartbreaking, yet uplifting.
    Thanks for sharing!

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    Amber Lane

    This looks interesting. Great pick! You totally SHOULD read the Raised by Wolves series. It’s AMAZING!!! The lead character is terrific. She’s a normal human, and she still kicks butt better than the supernatural men. She isn’t some weak pansy. She stands on her own. Very refreshing! And the plots are fantastic. Barnes is a great author.

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Amber @ Fall Into Books

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    Ashelynn @ Gypsy Book Reviews

    oh, wow, this novel sounds amazing! I can’t believe I haven’t heard of it before. Just added it on Goodreads. :D Great pick! 

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    Usagi @ birth of a new witch

    I’m not much for contemporary but this does sound good. Maybe I should add it to my TBR shelf…

    My WOW for this week!

    (Yeah, the blog address has changed, but I’m still there. :D)

    Are you going to ALA Summer this year?

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    Hm. Interesting pick. Don’t think it’s one that I’d have chosen myself, but I like the synopsis. Thanks for sharing, and stopping by, 

    Livin’ Life Through Books

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    This one does sound good, Jess!  I haven’t read anything by this author but this book sounds really emotional!  I may have to check it out. 

    My WoW

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    Aww this book sounds really good.  I haven’t heard of it before I saw your WoW but it kind of makes me feel sad.  Great pick!  And thanks for stopping by my blog!

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    Wow, this one does sound really good!  I can’t wait to read it.  I’ve never heard of this author so I’ll definitely be looking her up.  :)

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    Oh, I haven’t heard of this before but it sounds like an awesome contemp! Will definitely be keeping an eye out for it! Great pick and thanks for stopping by :)

    Kim @ The Paper Planes

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    Carina Olsen

    Oh, seems like a great book :) Unsure if there will be a love triangle though.. but, it still sounds like a really interesting book :) Great pick :D
    Thank you for commenting on my WoW. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina’s Books

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    Squeals! I’ve definitely seen this book around and it sounds marvelous! I’m not one for emotional contemporaries, but this one sounds like it’s right for me. Wonderful choice, Jess! <3

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    My Shelf Confessions

    I haven’t heard of this author before, but I’ve seen this book around and it looks like quite an emotional read. Also intriguing that there seems to be a mystery in how/the circumstances that Zach died too (I love the mysteries most of all, even if it’s just a thin thread through the book) :D 

    Thanks so much for dropping by my blog – sorry it’s taken me awhile to reply back! :)
    April @ My Shelf Confessions

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    Ashley @ Ashley Loves Books

    I’ve never heard of this before, but it sounds fantastic!  That one line “is it London’s fault?” gets me, because…I have to know! Is it her fault? Why would it be her fault!? Definitely added it to my to-read list :)

    I love your blog, new follower!
    Ashley @ Ashley Loves Books

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