Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (26)

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. Summary from goodreads!

Flyaway by Helen Landalf
December 19, 2011

Fifteen-year-old Stevie Calhoun is used to taking care of herself. But one night, her mom, who works as an exotic dancer in a downtown Seattle nightclub, never comes home.

That’s the night Stevie’s life turns upside down.

It’s the night that kicks off an extraordinary summer: the summer Stevie has to stay with her annoyingly perfect Aunt Mindy; the summer she learns to care for injured and abandoned birds; the summer she gets to know Alan, the meanest guy in high school.

But most of all, it’s the summer she finds out the truth about Mom.

FLYAWAY is the story of a teen girl’s struggle to hold on to what she’s always believed, even as her world spins out of control.


This sounds like it could be a really good contemporary novel, which I'm always looking for more of. And if my sources are correct it's also a 2011 debut! 


Rachel said...

I hadn't heard of this, but it sounds interesting. I love a good contemp!

Here's my WoW:

Book Sake said...

The story sounds great....hate that cover though!

Our WOW pick is at BookSake.

Cynthia said...

Hadn't heard of this one before but it sounds good, I'll be adding it to my list. =)

Sally said...

First time hearing about this one but it looks good. Going to out it on my wishlist.

Christy @ReaderBee said...

This book sounds really interesting! I will have to check it out. :)

Katie said...

Ooh, a contemporary title I haven't heard of. Thanks for the heads-up! I'm a new follower. :-)

Sakura Sandra said...

Hi there, great selection for your WoW. This is my first week doing this and if you'd like to see my choice, hop on over to my blog...

I just started following your blog too and it would be super awesome if you took the time to stop by mine and do the same! Thanks! (^_^)

abeautifulmadness said...

This looks good. I'll have to check it out. Great pick


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