Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Waiting On Wednesday (4) If I Stay by Gayle Forman

This week I'm lusting after Gayle Forman's new one which has been compared to The Lovely Bones and Elsewhere but BETTER! That's enough to hook me! (That and the beautiful cover!)

But wait, there is also the product description from amazon.com:

In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year- old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck...

A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make—and the ultimate choice Mia commands.

And the teaser from Gayle Forman's website:

Choices. Seventeen-year-old Mia is faced with some tough ones: Stay true to her first love— music—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her family and friends behind? Then one February morning Mia goes for a drive with her family, and in an instant, everything changes. Suddenly, all the choices are gone, except one. And it’s the only one that matters.

Ooh! Sounds so awesome. This one comes out April 2, 2009.

What about you? Are you as excited about this one as I am? What other future releases do you want right NOW? Find out what other bloggers are looking forward to on Waiting On Wednesday's host Jill's post this week.

10 comments:

bermudaonion said...

It does sound like a good one.

Jill said...

Oh, thank you for putting this one on my radar...sounds great!

Dar said...

This sounds great. I loved The Lovely Bones although I've not read Elsewhere. Another one for the list. The cover is awesome.

Alea said...

I did not like the Lovely Bones. But this sounds like a possibly better take on this type of subject.

Book Zombie (Joanne) said...

I hadn't heard of this book before but I am really looking forward to it! Lovely Bones and Elsewhere were amazing reads for me, so I love the comparison.

Sandra said...

This sounds interesting; both the book and the weekly feature.

Ladytink_534 said...

I want Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton the most right now.

Melissa said...

I loved Elsewhere and will be checking this one out!

Marie said...

I haven't heard about this one. I really want Isaac's Torah, coming out next month :-)

Amber said...

Very excited for your Lenore! That is so cool. I am sorry that I was by the Baltic Sea during the fair, or I would have been there too. Please keep me up to date on any Frankfurt/Darmstadt literary events in the future :) Maybe we can even meet up! Did you pick up any good history/historical fiction books at the book fair?