Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

Time for this week's Waiting on Wednesday . . .
Waiting On Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine

This week the book I'm waiting on is:

The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher
First it was SLUT scribbled all over Lizzie Hart’s locker.

But one week after Lizzie kills herself, SUICIDE SLUT replaces it—in Lizzie's looping scrawl.

Lizzie’s reputation is destroyed when she's caught in bed with her best friend’s boyfriend on prom night. With the whole school turned against her, and Angie not speaking to her, Lizzie takes her own life. But someone isn’t letting her go quietly. As graffiti and photocopies of Lizzie’s diary plaster the school, Angie begins a relentless investigation into who, exactly, made Lizzie feel she didn’t deserve to keep living. And while she claims she simply wants to punish Lizzie’s tormentors, Angie's own anguish over abandoning her best friend will drive her deep into the dark, twisted side of Verity High—and she might not be able to pull herself back out.

Debut author Chelsea Pitcher daringly depicts the harsh reality of modern high schools, where one bad decision can ruin a reputation, and one cruel word can ruin a life. Angie’s quest for the truth behind Lizzie’s suicide is addictive and thrilling, and her razor-sharp wit and fierce sleuthing skills makes her impossible not to root for—even when it becomes clear that both avenging Lizzie and avoiding self-destruction might not be possible.
The S-Word will be out May 7, 2013 from Gallery Books - find it on Goodreads

What's your pick this week? Leave me a link.

3 comments:

  1. Wow, the book sure sounds intense and powerful. I'm all for it!

    Here's my WoW!

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

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  2. This sounds so intense! Reminds me a little of when the burn book was released in Mean Girls.

    Thanks for stopping by my movie edition WoW!

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  3. I featured this one a few weeks ago, and YES. It looks so good. I can't wait for it. These types of contemporaries are my favorite.

    My WoW

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