Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (35)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme created and hosted by Jill at her blog, Breaking the Spine. The meme helps bloggers and readers spotlight some of the many upcoming releases that we are all patiently (but most likely impatiently) waiting on.

It's pretty simple to participate in Waiting on Wednesday:

  • Create your own Waiting on Wednesday post that features an upcoming title (or titles)
  • Be sure to credit Jill in your post
  • Link up to the Linky on Jill's blog

 What I'm Waiting On...

Title: Tonight the Streets Are Ours
Author: Leila Sales
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publication Date: September 15, 2015
From the author of This Song Will Save Your Life comes a funny and relatable book about the hazards of falling for a person you haven't met yet.

Seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley is recklessly loyal. Taking care of her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like she matters. But she's tired of being loyal to people who don't appreciate her—including her needy best friend and her absent mom.

Arden finds comfort in a blog she stumbles upon called "Tonight the Streets Are Ours," the musings of a young New York City writer named Peter. When Peter is dumped by the girlfriend he blogs about, Arden decides to take a road trip to see him.

During one crazy night out in NYC filled with parties, dancing, and music—the type of night when anything can happen, and nearly everything does—Arden discovers that Peter isn't exactly who she thought he was. And maybe she isn't exactly who she thought she was, either.

Why I'm Waiting...

When I first saw the cover and title of Leila Sales' newest book, I was intrigued. Obviously the cover is gorgeous, but the title just stands out for its meaning. Anything can happen when you make the world your own for a night, and that's what I'm hoping to get out of Tonight the Streets Are Ours.

I think it's really interesting to see that bloggers are highlighted in this novel because I see so many teenagers who blog, and I really think it'll be a standout book for them.

What Are You Waiting On...

Alright... you know what time it is. Are you also waiting on Tonight the Streets Are Ours or do some other books have your undivided attention. As always, feel free to leave a comment to let me know what you're waiting on. And bloggers are free to leave links to their own Waiting on Wednesday posts.

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  1. Grace @ Rebel Mommy BookBlogJuly 22, 2015 at 6:58 AM

    That cover! So pretty. The blub sounds awesome too. Great pick!

  2. Great pick, Erin! I would love to grab a copy of this ASAP. :) xx

    Fiona of A Girl Between the Pages

  3. This does sound really good. I hope you enjoy reading it.
    My WoW

  4. Katherine @ Neon Yeti ReadsJuly 22, 2015 at 4:02 PM

    I'm SO EXCITED for this book! I loved This Song Will Save Your Life and I am hoping this one is just as good.

  5. Thank you, Fiona! I cannot wait to get to it! :)

  6. Right?! I am in love with that cover! It's just so freaking pretty. :)

  7. I still haven't read This Song Will Save Your Life, but it's on my TBR shelf! I wanted to read it first, but I think I might have to sneak this one in before it. :)

  8. Thanks, Sandra! I'll let you know if I end up liking it!

  9. Ohhh this one seems super interesting! I haven't read anything from Leila yet but when I do get to read this one, it will be my first! The blogger and road trip aspect of this book seem super interesting. And spending one night with him made me want this book more! PLus this is a finding yourself book, even better! :D

    ~Kaitlin @ Next Page Please!

  10. There are so many things that this book has going for it, and I'm so excited for it! I'll have to let you know how I like it.


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