Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Waiting On Wednesday: Summerlost by Ally Condie

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event hosted by Jill over at Breaking The Spine, and it gives you a chance to spotlight a book that you are eagerly waiting to be released.






SummerlostThis week, I picked:
Summerlost
By Ally Condie
Publication Date: March 29, 2016





From Goodreads:

It's the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They’re just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar. 

Infused with emotion and rich with understanding, Summerlost is the touching middle grade debut from Ally Condie, the international bestselling author of the Matched series, that highlights the strength of family and personal resilience in the face of tragedy.

Why I picked it:

I've only ever read Ally's Matched Trilogy, and that one I have mixed feeling about. But I'm still curious to see how this one is, especially since it's aimed more towards Junior High. If you'd like to read this book, click here to put your name on the hold list

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