Waiting on Wednesday (132)

Posted May 17, 2017 by Jess in aleya, books, Features, jess, loren, loren & jess, Waiting on Wednesday / 2 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday (132)In a Perfect World by Trish Doller
Published by Simon Pulse on May 23, 2017
Genres: Young Adult, contemporary
Pages: 304s
Format: Print, Audiobook, Electronic
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Caroline Kelly is excited to be spending her summer vacation working at the local amusement park with her best friend, exploring weird Ohio with her boyfriend, and attending soccer camp with the hope she’ll be her team’s captain in the fall.

But when Caroline’s mother is hired to open an eye clinic in Cairo, Egypt, Caroline’s plans are upended. Caroline is now expected to spend her summer and her senior year in a foreign country, away from her friends, her home, and everything she’s ever known.

With this move, Caroline predicts she’ll spend her time navigating crowded streets, eating unfamiliar food, and having terrible bouts of homesickness. But when she finds instead is a culture that surprises her, a city that astounds her, and a charming, unpredictable boy who challenges everything she thought she knew about life, love, and privilege.


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that bloggers are most excited about.  This week’s I-can’t-wait book is In a Perfect World by Trish Doller. This young adult contemporary will be out May 23, 2017, by Simon Pulse.

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Why We’re Waiting

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So, what book are YOU waiting for this week?

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About Trish Doller

Trish Doller is the critically-acclaimed author of Something Like Normal. Something Like Normal was chosen for the YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults list in 2013, as well named as an NPR Top 100 Teen Books finalist and 2o12 Goodreads Choice nominee.

Trish’s second novel, Where the Stars Still Shine, was longlisted for the 2014 Australian Silver Inky Awards and was a Winter 2013-14 Indie Next List pick. Printz Award-winning author Melina Marchetta calls Where the Stars Still Shine “heartbreaking and powerful”.

Her third novel, The Devil You Know, will be released June 2, 2015 and she is currently writing her first adult novel.

Trish lives in Florida with her two dogs, two mostly-grown children, and a pirate.

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