Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Waiting On Freshman Year and Other Natural Disasters by Meredith Zeitlin

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine to shine a spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters
By Meredith Zeitlin

288 pages
Putnam Juvenile, to be released March 1, 2012

Kelsey Finkelstein is fourteen and FRUSTRATED. Every time she tries to live up to her awesome potential, her plans are foiled – by her impossible parents, her annoying little sister, and life in general. But with her first day of high school coming up, Kelsey is positive that things are going to change. Enlisting the help of her three best friends — sweet and quiet Em, theatrical Cass, and wild JoJo — Kelsey gets ready to rebrand herself and make the kind of mark she knows is her destiny.

Things start out great - her arch-nemesis has moved across the country, giving Kelsey the perfect opportunity to stand out on the soccer team and finally catch the eye of her long-time crush. But soon enough, an evil junior’s thirst for revenge, a mysterious photographer, and a series of other catastrophes make it clear that just because KELSEY has a plan for greatness… it doesn’t mean the rest of the world is in on it.

Kelsey’s hilarious commentary throughout her disastrous freshman year will have you laughing out loud—while being thankful that you’re not in her shoes, of course…

— description

Hilarious commentary? Disasters? Yes, please. I love a story of a girl with big, but misguided plans and how she gets set strait. Love the title on this book too. Sounds cute!
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  1. I have not heard of this before, but it sounds like a good read. Great choice.

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    Emma @ Lost in a YA Book

  2. i am up for some serious hilarity! so this is right up my street.

  3. This sounds like a fun read - synopsis reminds me of Georgia Nicolson :D

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  4. Oh this sounds like a lot of fun! It's the first I hear of it! :D

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  5. oh, wow!! looks so cute!!

    here's my wow. stop by?!?! :)

  6. This sounds really cute. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Please check out my WoW!

  7. Hope you're enjoying Mindy Kaling's book...I just picked up my copy!

  8. Oh, yes please. Gimme! I love to laugh, and this book has the potential to be chock-full of 'em.

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)


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