Waiting on Wednesday: The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen


"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine where we highlight some of the upcoming books we can't wait to read! 

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Title: The Rest of the Story
Author: Sarah Dessen
Publisher: Balzer + Bray 
Hardcover, 400 Pages
Publication Date: June 4th, 2019



Summary: Emma Saylor doesn’t remember a lot about her mother, who died when she was ten. But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges. Now it’s just Emma and her dad, and life is good, if a little predictable…until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother’s family—her grandmother and cousins she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl. When Emma arrives at North Lake, she realizes there are actually two very different communities there. Her mother grew up in working class North Lake, while her dad spent summers in the wealthier Lake North resort. The more time Emma spends there, the more it starts to feel like she is divided into two people as well. To her father, she is Emma. But to her new family, she is Saylor, the name her mother always called her. Then there’s Roo, the boy who was her very best friend when she was little. Roo holds the key to her family’s history, and slowly, he helps her put the pieces together about her past. It’s hard not to get caught up in the magic of North Lake—and Saylor finds herself falling under Roo’s spell as well. For Saylor, it’s like a whole new world is opening up to her. But when it’s time to go back home, which side of her will win out?

I have been a huge Sarah Dessen fan for as long as I can remember -- I'm pretty sure she's the author that actually got me into reading YA all those years ago! So, needless to say, when I found out that she had another book coming out, I immediately added it to my TBR. Now that the cover has been revealed and it's only two months until the book's release, I'm practically squeaking with excitement. I really, really can't wait for this one -- I'll be clearing all of my plans on release day so I can sit down and devour this book!!

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1 comment

  1. I am excited for this one too. I feel like it's been a while since Sarah Dessen released a book!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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