Feb 26, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday ~ Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by 
Jill at Breaking the Spine 
that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating!


Love Letters to the Dead

It begins as an assignment for English class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain because her sister, May, loved him. And he died young, just like May did. Soon, Laurel has a notebook full of letters to people like Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Amelia Earhart, Heath Ledger, and more; though she never gives a single one of them to her teacher. She writes about starting high school, navigating new friendships, falling in love for the first time, learning to live with her splintering family. And, finally, about the abuse she suffered while May was supposed to be looking out for her. Only then, once Laurel has written down the truth about what happened to herself, can she truly begin to accept what happened to May. And only when Laurel has begun to see her sister as the person she was; lovely and amazing and deeply flawed; can she begin to discover her own path.

I love the idea of this book.  I have always been a fan of pop culture and I have been and still am a big fan of a lot of stars like Heath Ledger that were taken from this world far too young.  I am intrigued to see who all the letters are written to in this story.  It sounds like a beautiful journey of finding ones self through writing letters and I can't wait to read it.  

What book are you waiting on this Wednesday?  Leave me your links below so I can visit you today and see what you can't wait to read. 




24 comments:

  1. great pick love the cover <3
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  2. I've got an ARC for this one and I do think it sounds very interesting. It's got a beautiful cover, that's for sure! Great pick!

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    1. I'm so excited for it (obviously) Thanks for stopping by and I'll be checking out your WoW as well!

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  3. Nice pick! I can´t wait to read this book.
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    1. It does look so good doesn't it? Can't wait to read everyone's reviews. Thanks for coming by!

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  4. The cover's really pretty and I'm a big fan of Heath Ledger too
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    1. I couldn't watch Heath's movies for over a year after he died. That one really hurt my heart. I'm so glad you stopped by!

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  5. Great pick, I'm so looking forward to this one! It sounds like a great emotional read! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. It sounds like a great read, one I can't wait to get my hands on. Hope you enjoy it when you get to read it! :) Thanks for stopping by mine earlier!

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    1. Thanks! I hope you get a chance to read it as well! Thanks for coming over!

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  7. I've seen this one around a lot recently. it is different than what I would normally read but it also has me intrigued!! Guess I will have to watch for reviews and maybe pick it up myself!!

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    1. Maybe so! I think it sounds different but a good different. <3 you girl!

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  8. I agree this one sounds really interesting. I have an ARC for it, I just need to get around to reading it.

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  9. Ooh nice! Been seeing this one around a bit lately! Sounds like an intriguing read! Hope you enjoy it once you read it!

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  10. Bring it on, I am so ready to read this book.
    Great pick <3
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  11. Thanks for coming by! I am not usually this quick to reply but you caught me as I was working on it! I will def go see your post as well.

    Kristalyn

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  12. Great pick! I love the cover and the premise. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. I love the premise for this book! And the cover is beautiful too :)

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