Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (76) - In Honor

In Honor
Jessi Kirby
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing
To be released: May 8, 2012

Summary (from Goodreads):

Honor receives her brother’s last letter from Iraq three days after learning that he died, and opens it the day his fellow Marines lay the flag over his casket. Its contents are a complete shock: concert tickets to see Kyra Kelly, her favorite pop star and Finn's celebrity crush. In his letter, he jokingly charged Honor with the task of telling Kyra Kelly that he was in love with her.

Grief-stricken and determined to grant Finn's last request, she rushes to leave immediately. But she only gets as far as the driveway before running into Rusty, Finn's best friend since third grade and his polar opposite. She hasn't seen him in ages, thanks to a falling out between the two guys, but Rusty is much the same as Honor remembers him: arrogant, stubborn. . . and ruggedly good looking. Neither one is what the other would ever look for in a road trip partner, but the two of them set off together, on a voyage that makes sense only because it doesn’t. Along the way, they find small and sometimes surprising ways to ease their shared loss and honor Finn—but when shocking truths are revealed at the end of the road, will either of them be able to cope with the consequences?

This book sounds really good. I love me some good contemporary and this seems like it will be one. Sounds kind of heart-wrenchy in a good way. And, a journey with an attractive boy, heck yes! Can’t wait to read!

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event highlighting exciting upcoming releases. It is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.


  1. I've been seeing this book around various blogs, it looks like it's going to be really good and emotional. I'm definitely excited for it, it's going on the wishlist now. *g* Great, WoW! :)

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  2. Oh this sounds really good! Emotional but good! Awesome pick!

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  3. I've been meaning to read Kirby's first novel. This one sounds like a good read as well.

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  4. I remember hearing about this one a few weeks ago, it sounds like it's going to be really good. Great Choice. :)

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  5. this one looks great!

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  6. Awesome choice! I love road trip books :) Its on my wishlist now - thanks :)

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