Waiting on Wednesday #15

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

My pick for this week:

Cover of My Life in Black and White by Natasha FriendMy Life in Black and White by Natasha Friend
ISBN: 9780670013036
Format: Hardcover
Length: 304 pages

Publication date: June 28th, 2012
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
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Lexi has always been beautiful, but her beauty is taken from her when she goes face-first through a car windshield. Now Lexi has to dig deep to figure out how to define herself. Help on her journey of self-discovery comes from unexpected sources: Ruth, Lexi’s sister, “the smart one” to Lexi’s “the pretty one,” with whom Lexi has never been close; and Theo, a classmate who is still recovering from his sister’s recent death from anorexia.

Why I can’t wait:
I’ve seen this book a lot in the past few weeks and I have to say, I’m really excited about picking it up. Books with self-discovery themes and losing friends/family members have always interested me for some reason so I have a great feeling about My Life in Black and White!

What are you waiting on this week? Make sure to leave me a link below! :)

28 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #15”

  1. Wow, awesome pick Vic! I’ve never heard of it before but it’s one I’ll be looking out for. Donna xoox
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  2. I’m waiting on this one as well. I love stories where character go through something traumatic and come out stronger on the other side. It sounds sad but also sweet and inspiring.
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  3. Sophie says:

    Great choice! I recognize the cover, but I hadn’t read the summary and WOW! Sounds amazing. I also think books about self-discovery are fascinating.

    Adding this one TBR right now :D
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  4. Meg K. says:

    I want this book to come out. NOW. Good choice, Vicky! :) The blurb just makes it sound fabulous.

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  5. Me too!!! I’ve seen this a few times on people’s WoW and it does look tempting. Great pick!=D

    Drop by my WoW?
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  6. Keely says:

    Discovering the beauty within her.. I love themes like that.. Thanks for sharing :)

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  7. This has been on my wishlist for a little while now!
    It’s definitely going to have to be a pre-order, I think!

    Great pick!
    Dani xx
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  8. Hollie says:

    I can’t wait to read this one either! I love the self-discovery theme, I’m definitely going to be on the look out for this once it’s released!
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  9. fakesteph says:

    This one definitely looks like my kind of book! I hope my library gets it!
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  10. Jessica@a GREAT read says:

    That one’s new to me! I like the cover!

    Here’s my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  11. I read one of Natasha’s books so far and like it. This sounds good as well. I like the self-discovery themes as well.
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  12. Dalene says:

    Wow, that’s sounds intense but great! I like the cover, very well done. Here’s my WOW
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  13. the cover could be symblolic
    gr8 wow vicky

  14. Oooh, I saw this one a while ago and forgot about it so thanks for putting it back on my radar. It sounds great!
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  15. OMG your blog is so cute! My Life in Black and White sounds really good! Great pick this week :) Check out my WOW:

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  16. Andrea says:

    I’ve seen this one around a lot as well, and it sounds really interesting! The self-discovery theme really draws me into books as well. Great pick!
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  17. Yes so hard for this one!! I honestly didn’t know anything about this book for the longest time, but after seeing it for the first time not too long ago, it’s starting to sppear everywhere! x) I always love books with losing family member themes too — especially with that gorgeous cover! ;)

    Amazing pick for your WOW this week, Vicky! <3
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  18. Daniëlle says:

    Looks really, really great! Thanks for sharing, great pick! The cover is gorgeous.

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  19. I like the self-discovery subjects. I always have the feeling that I can learn something from them.
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  20. Amanda, The Vintage Bookworm says:

    I’ve seen this around a bit as well. I’m curious about it. I may have a look at it after it is released. =) Great pick!
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  21. Jennifer says:

    Great pick. This was my WoW choice last week. I can’t wait to read it. It looks really good and I love the cover.

  22. kimba88 says:

    This sounds like a great read, thanks for sharing it!
    I love the cover :)
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  23. this one sounds really, really good, and I love the title. I think it should be a good read! I just finished Purity last night, which is also a self-discovery type of book. adding My Life In Black and White to goodreads!
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  24. Chey says:

    This one’s high on my wishlist! Great choice. :)

  25. Renae @ Rolling with the Moments... says:

    This looks to be an awesome read! And how amazing does the cover look?!

    Thanks for sharing!

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  26. This sounds incredibly intense and sad. I have to be in the right mood to read that kind of book, but it sounds really good!
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  27. I’ve been seeing this around too and it looks so good! I love the family element of a growing bond to the “smart” sister, an definitely love books where someone has to reconcile who they are with who they were. Also, this cover! It’s a bit weird but so intriguing.

    Great pick! Thank you for stopping by :)
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  28. JJ @ JJ iReads says:

    This sounds like a very interesting book about finding one’s inner beauty. Great pick!
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