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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Waiting On Wednesday #56: TUMBLE & FALL by Alexandra Coutts

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by  Breaking the Spine. 
This is were we get to 'spotlight' books that we are anxiously waiting to be released! The ones that we are dying to get our hands on and read into the wee hours of the night and, quite possibly, to make our shelves look all pretty too :)

What I'm waiting on... 

by Alexandra Coutts
Expected release date: September 17th, 2013
Published by: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR) 
Genre: Young Adult 


A novel about the end of days full of surprising beginnings. 

The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. 
The question isn’t how to save the world — the question is, what to do with the time that's left? 

Against this stark backdrop, three island teens wrestle with intertwining stories of love, friendship and family — all with the ultimate stakes at hand. 

Alexandra Coutts's TUMBLE & FALL is a powerful story of courage, love, and hope at the end of the world.

Why I'm waiting on TUMBLE & FALL... 

This books just sounds way too realistic to me -
I usually stay away from stories that can possibly come true.
Yes, I'm one who tries to live in a small bubble, denial.

BUT, everything about this book just screams read-me-now!
And the cover! One of my faves of this year :)

So, what are you waiting on this week???


  1. This one kinda sounds like the teen version of the movie Melancholia with Kristin Dunst! I really liked that movie, so I might like this one as well!

    My WoW

  2. I'm eagerly awaiting this book too! The cover caught my attention, but the blurb had me sold. Great pick!

    - Ellie at The Selkie Reads Stories

  3. Oooh, I like this twist on the typical disaster story. Sounds good! I'm eagerly awaiting the new (and last, *sniff*) Sookie book. Hope you're feeling better! xo

  4. Oooh, I'v never heard of this one before *adds to TBR* there, now I've heard of it. Lol. Cool pick by the way!! :)

    My WoW

  5. I seriously adore this cover. It's beyond stunning. It makes me wish for summer and fireflies.

  6. Sounds interesting. I really hope you enjoy reading it when it comes out. Great pick and thanks for sharing!
    Come check out my WOW post.

  7. Love this cover! Interesting apocalyptic story line. Great pick!

    My Wow


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