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March 25, 2015

WoW: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Waiting on Wednesday
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more.

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I'm allergic to the world.I don't leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.

But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He's tall, lean and wearing all black--black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.

Maybe we can't predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It's almost certainly going to be a disaster.
Expected publication: September 1st 2015 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers


  1. Love the sound of this one! Gorgeous cover, too. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “THE NEW NEIGHBOR”

  2. This sounds like it's going to be amazing. It's the first time I'm hearing of it. I can't believe more people aren't talking about it. I love your blog btw. Everything jives really well and I like the use you're getting out of your footer. #Bloggiesta