Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Solitaire by Alice Oseman

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Release Date: July 31, 2014
In case you’re wondering, this is not a love story.

My name is Tori Spring. I like to sleep and I like to blog. Last year – before all that stuff with Charlie and before I had to face the harsh realities of A-Levels and university applications and the fact that one day I really will have to start talking to people – I had friends. Things were very different, I guess, but that’s all over now.

Now there’s Solitaire. And Michael Holden.

I don’t know what Solitaire are trying to do, and I don’t care about Michael Holden.

I really don’t.

This incredible debut novel by outstanding young author Alice Oseman is perfect for fans of John Green, Rainbow Rowell and all unflinchingly honest writers.

Reasons for my pick this week:

I know I've been missing my WOW posts but I just want to make sure I really have been honest about my picks every week. Solitaire really did it for me this week. 

I honestly have to say I literally freaked out that it will be released soon...say tomorrow!!! I came to know about the book through Hypable. There was a review of it posted and I would normally have just scanned it, instead I DEVOURED it! Imagining myself reading it in my hands... Oh gosh.

SO pumped to read it! I truly hope everyone is excited as I am about this book! This is Alice Oseman's debut novel and so I'm curious too.

What are you waiting on?


  1. This book sounds really good, thanks for sharing! :)
    Here's my WoW

  2. I hadn't seen Solitaire before but it looks really good. great pick!
    here's our WOW

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

    1. Thanks! I'm glad you're interested about it too! :)

  3. I only found out about it last week and it's out tomorrow, yay! :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  4. Interesting blurb. I'm curious now. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

  5. This does sound really good, its got an interesting premise, and it made me curious to know more about this girl's past. I hope you enjoy it!
    My WoW.

  6. I haven't heard of this one before. It sounds interesting though! Good choice!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  7. I lovee stories where they tell the story while we know how it ends so im definitely looking forward to what happens!

    Nemo @ Blame it on the book

  8. Awesome pick! I haven't heard of this one yet. I have to go check it out!

    Come check out my blog and maybe even hit the follow button? It'd be greatly appreciated!

  9. Great pick, I've seen this one around, thought and still think it to be an interesting read :D

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