07 December, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday {9} The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

Waiting on Wednesday is a weely feature hosted by
Jill at Breaking the Spine, which spotlights a
book we're hotly anticipating.


This week's WoW is...


Publishes August 22, 2017 By Dial/Penguin

Molly Mavity is not a normal teenage girl. For one thing, her father is a convicted murderer, and his execution date is fast approaching. For another, Molly refuses to believe that her mother is dead, and she waits for the day when they’ll be reunited . . . despite all evidence that this will never happen.

Pepper Yusef is not your average teenage boy. A Kuwaiti immigrant with epilepsy, serious girl problems, and the most useless seizure dog in existence, he has to write a series of essays over the summer . . . or fail out of school.

And Ava Dreyman—the brave and beautiful East German resistance fighter whose murder at seventeen led to the destruction of the Berlin Wall—is unlike anyone you’ve met before.

When Molly gets a package leading her to Pepper, they’re tasked with solving a decades-old mystery: find out who killed Ava, back in 1989. Using Ava’s diary for clues, Molly and Pepper realize there’s more to her life—and death—than meets the eye. Someone is lying to them. And someone out there is guiding them along, desperate for answers.

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I have yet to read Stephanie Oakes' debut, The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly, and shame on me for that, especially since it has been on my TBR for ages now. But I am super excited for this--are you seeing that cover?! It's absolutely gorgeous!

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