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March 2, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday # 40 - What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay

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

My pick:

Summary from Goodreads
Fifteen-year-old Angie never used to think much about God—until things started getting weird. Like the statue of St. Felix, her secret confidante, suddenly coming off his pedestal and talking to her. And Angie's mother, who's busting up her third marriage for no apparent reason. Then there's Jesse Francis, sent home from Afghanistan at age nineteen with his leg blown off. Now he's expected to finish high school and fit right back in. Is God even paying attention to any of this?
Against the advice of an increasingly vocal St. Felix (who knows a thing or two about war), Angie falls for Jesse—who's a lot deeper than most high school guys. But Jesse is battling some major demons. As his rages start to become more frequent and unpredictable, Angie finds herself losing control of the situation. And she's starting to wonder: can one person ever make things right for someone else?
Amanda Cockrell
June 8th 2011 by Flux
Paperback, 264 pages
Amazon / The Book Depository


  1. I added this one to my list recently, sounds like a really good one and I love the cover, it's so different. =)

  2. I looks really interesting, I hadn't heard of this book before. I think the cover is great, but it makes me laugh more than anything.

  3. This one is new to me but it sounds like a good read. Adding it to my wishlist.

  4. Hahaha. This cover is cute in a creepy sort a way!!=) Love it!!