Waiting on Wednesday (140)

Jul 15, 2015

is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that 
showcases upcoming releases people are very much anticipating.

First off, HI, COVER. Secondly, I was first intrigued by this--after seeing its cover and title--when I saw that it takes place in Aberdeen, because, though it isn't Aberdeen, there's an Aberdeen in Washington--over near the good ol' Pacific Ocean. Also, the book itself sounds unique, so it'll be interesting to read it and see how it all plays out.

TitleThe Last Boy and Girl in the World
Author: Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publishing Date: April 26, 2016
Pages: 320
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From the critically acclaimed author of The List comes a stunning new novel about a girl who must say goodbye to everything she knows after a storm wreaks havoc on her hometown.
Aberdeen is drowning.

Keeley Hewitt always has a joke to crack. Except there is nothing funny about her life right now. Her hometown of Aberdeen has always been known for flooding, but after one last terrible storm, the entire town has been told they must evacuate by the end of the summer…for good.

How will she say goodbye to everything and everyone she has ever known?

Most of the Aberdeen residents happily take the generous payout and look forward to starting over someplace new. But Keeley’s dad isn’t swayed by the overtures of officials or the sheriff’s threats. He refuses to evacuate their family, and Keeley goes from being the funny girl in school, to the last girl in Aberdeen.

As the town empties out, two boys compete for her heart. One is a boy she’s had a crush on forever, and the other is one she thinks she could fall in love with. But the water is rising higher and higher, and Keeley is faced with losing everything she’s ever known, and the promise of things she’s only ever wished for…

What's your pick this week?

13 comments:

  1. Oh good choice. Looks to be an interesting read. My WoW features my favorite fictional detective in a roundabout way. Happy Reading.

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  2. I adore Siobhan Vivian. She's so awesome, and this sounds really interesting. The cover is so charming, too.
    Dude, I have been having major spam issues, too. So annoying!

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  3. It sounds really interesting but the love triangle... :(

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  4. This book sounds interesting, although I don't think that it's for me. I hope you get to read this soon and happy reading! :)

    Kim @ Divergent Gryffindor: BLOG || VLOG
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  5. This looks really interesting. We'll see how that love triangle plays. Could be good or bad.

    Here's my WoW

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  6. Thank you for sharing this one, I added it to my TBR list! I like the blurb of it a lot and the cover looks awesome too ... it sounds like a really promising book! I hope it won't disappoint! :D

    Here's my WoW! :)
    Yvonne @ A World Between Folded Pages

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  7. Wow, I've never heard of this book but it looks ridiculously interesting! I'll have to check it out!
    Happy Reading,
    Steph
    Here's my WoW

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  8. This one looks so amazing, I love Siobhan's writing and this premise is just so interesting, I don't even really mind that it will be a love triangle. Thanks for sharing!
    Here's my WoW

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  9. This is totally new to me and it sounds fantastic! Great pick, thanks for sharing it!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

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  10. Looks like a very interesting read thanks for sharing and great pick.

    My WOW
    Jason @GeekBoyotp

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  11. I can't believe that this is the first that I've heard of this one! I've heard excellent things about Siobhan's other books, so I'll have to check this one out when it's released.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  12. This sounds really good and I love this cover!

    Heather @ Random Redheaded Ramblings

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  13. Ooh, this sounds cool! I haven't read anything by her yet, but I want to, and I'll have to add this one to my TBR, too! Thanks for putting this on my radar!

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