29 December 2010

Waiting on Wednesday - So Shelly By: Ty Roth (43)


"Waiting On" Wednesday is an event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight a soon-to-be-released book that you are very much anticipating. "Waiting On" Wednesday will also give bloggers an opportunity to share ideas for our TBR lists.







Title: So Shelly

Author: Ty Roth
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 304 Pages (February 8th 2011)

Synopsis: Until now, high school junior, John Keats, has only tiptoed near the edges of the vortex that is schoolmate and literary prodigy, Gordon Byron. That is, until their mutual friend, Shelly, drowns in a sailing accident.


After stealing Shelly's ashes from her wake at Trinity Catholic High School, the boys set a course for the small Lake Erie island where Shelly's body had washed ashore and to where she wished to be returned. It would be one last "so Shelly" romantic quest. At least that's what they think. As they navigate around the obstacles and resist temptations during their odyssey, Keats and Gordon glue together the shattered pieces of Shelly's and their own pasts while attempting to make sense of her tragic and premature end.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this cover! It caught me eye awhile ago and when I read what it was about... I knew it was a must read. Who else is with me on this book?

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3 comments:

  1. So Shelly sounds like a great book. The cover is beautiful. :D Great choice for WoW.

    My Waiting on Wednesday: http://unputdownablebookies.blogspot.com/2010/12/waiting-on-wednesday-3.html

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  2. I think I've heard of this one, it sounds pretty interesting and the cover makes it look so mysterious!

    Here's my WoW

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  3. Wow...I can definitely see why this cover caught your attention. Love it.

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