Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Waiting on Wednesdays (96) Hello?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:57 AM with 5 comments
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. Click the link to see the original post plus a whole slew of links to other blogs. After you read this one, of course.


Author: Liza Wiemer
Publisher: Spencer Hill
Release Date: October 27, 2015

Link to Goodreads:

Late one night, in a moment of deep grief, Tricia places a call to her deceased grandmother’s old phone number. She expects the disconnect notice, but is thrown when another teen— also up late and coping with his own frustrations—answers. It’s Emerson, and though they're perfect strangers, Tricia senses an unexplainable, deeper connection between them.

When his phone rings, Emerson expects it to be his sometimes-overbearing girlfriend Angie, but instead ends up transfixed by Tricia’s tenderness and heartache. The two make a pact, thus setting the events of HELLO? in motion.

HELLO? is the story of five small town Wisconsin teens: Tricia, who has lost her family and is trying to find her way; her over-protective boyfriend Brian, a potter; the perfectionist Emerson; his girlfriend, the insecure and unpredictable Angie; and her tough best friend Brenda, an aspiring actress and screenwriter.

Told from all five viewpoints: narration (Tricia), narration (Emerson), free verse poetry (Angie), screenplay format (Brenda), narration and drawings (Brian), HELLO? offers a textured account of five lives and weaves together the stories of these teens into a compelling narrative of serendipity and a whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts.

Why I'm excited:

I adore multiple POVs, but the fact that this is told in multiple POVs and formats has me sold, sold, sold. This sounds a little bit heavy, but I just love books that have parts told in screenplays and pictures.  I've had this on my TBR for awhile, and was thrilled to see it finally has a cover. I'll definitely be keeping my eye out for this one.

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  1. Multiple POVs aren't really m thing because they confuse me but hope you like it
    Waiting on Wednesday

  2. This is the first time I am hearing of this one and it does sound really unique. I love multiple POVs as well as long as it isn't too confusing. Thanks for putting this one on my radar! Great pick, Natalie!

  3. Oh, this sounds like my kind of read, too; mysterious connections and serendipity. Thanks for sharing...and enjoy.

    Here's mine: “THE WRONG MAN”

  4. This one does sound good-I can't believe this is the first I've heard of it! I am a huge fan of multiple POVs as well. Great pick!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  5. This book sounds really good. I love multiple POVs too! I hope you enjoy the book! Check out my WoW!


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