July 20, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday- Never Eighteen

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming books that we are eagerly anticipating.


Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Release Date: January 17, 2012

Austin Parker is on a journey to bring truth, beauty, and meaning to his life.

Austin Parker is never going to see his eighteenth birthday. At the rate he’s going, he probably won’t even see the end of the year. The doctors say his chances of surviving are slim to none even with treatment, so he’s decided it’s time to let go.

But before he goes, Austin wants to mend the broken fences in his life. So with the help of his best friend, Kaylee, Austin visits every person in his life who touched him in a special way. He journeys to places he’s loved and those he’s never seen. And what starts as a way to say goodbye turns into a personal journey that brings love, acceptance, and meaning to Austin’s life.

I’m really curious about this one. I love books about road trips and this one sounds like it will be an emotional one. I’m really looking forward to reading it, plus Megan Bostic is a 2012 debut author.


Sukisue7 said...

Oh my! I love the sound of this book, and I hadn't heard of it before now. This one is going straight on my wish list!

Elifylop said...

I loooooved this book read it last week - great pick.

Becky @ Stories & Sweeties said...

This one is definitely going to require kleenex!!

Booksake said...

I like road trip books too and haven't heard of this one before. Great pick!

Our WOW pick is at BookSake.

Mary | Anxirium said...

I saw this book on NetGalley. I want to read it! I think is going to be one those books that make you cry, you know?

My WoW.

Mary (mfay2) @ Anxirium

Yani said...

Just reading the title brings tears to my eyes... great pick :)

Jess @ Gone with the Words said...

This one's going to make me cry, I just know it! :( Great pick, Cynthia!

Sarah Andersen said...

I received the ARC for this one a few weeks ago. It definitely sounds like a tear jerker!

Lisa McGeen said...

Oh so many tears in this one. I am going to need ot check this one out!

My WoW pick for this week.

Sarah @ Storybound Girl said...

Definitely reading this one. I love a good road trip, but whoa... I bet it's sad (but maybe also a bit uplifting?).

Ginger @ GReads! said...

Bust out the tissues! I want to read this one too, but it sounds like it's going to be so emotional.

Oana said...

I've read it a few weeks ago and it was very good. You are right it is emotional but I think it you will enjoy it. I will not say more about it because I don't want to tell you too much.

Jessica Lawlor said...

This book sounds SO good! There are so many questions I already have just reading the summary!

Precious said...

I remember this one! I wanted to read it so much. Then I found out it was in Netgalley! But sadly, I was declined. The pub date was also pushed back to 2012. Great pick! Megan is a very nice author. :) Here's my WoW: http://shusky20.blogspot.com/2011/07/waiting-on-wednesday-harbinger.html

Aylee said...

I've never heard of this one but I love books about road trips too! Thanks for putting it on my radar!

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