"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for.
hitting shelves November 5th, 2013 from St. Martin's Griffin
description: When Elanor’s near-death experience opens a door to a world inhabited by
bold, beautiful Madeline, she finds her life quickly spiraling out of
Fourteen-year-old Elanor Moss has always been an
outcast who fails at everything she tries—she's even got the fine, white
scars to prove it. Moving was supposed to be a chance at a fresh start,
a way to leave behind all the pain and ugliness of her old life. But,
when a terrible car accident changes her life forever, her near-death
experience opens a door to a world inhabited by Madeline Torus . . .
Madeline is everything Elanor isn’t: beautiful, bold, brave. She is
exactly what Elanor has always wanted in a best friend and more—their
connection runs deeper than friendship. But Madeline is not like other
girls, and Elanor has to keep her new friend a secret or risk being
labeled “crazy.” Soon, though, even Elanor starts to doubt her own
sanity. Madeline is her entire life, and that life is drastically
spinning out of control. Elanor knows what happens when your best friend
becomes your worst enemy. But what happens when your worst enemy is
My thoughts: Near-death experience is always a good start to draw me in, but this sounds like a psychological thriller about an alternate reality, which really has me intrigued. Add to that a cool cover and a very high recommendation from one of my favorite authors, Jodi Meadows? SOLD.