Waiting on Wednesday: The Word For Yes

Posted January 6, 2016 by love2dazzle in Features, Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday: The Word For YesThe Word for Yes by Claire Needell
Published by HarperCollins on February 16th 2016
Genres: Adolescence, Dating & Sex, Family, Siblings, Social Issues, Young Adult
Pages: 256
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At once honest and touching, Claire Needell's debut novel is a moving look at date rape and its aftermath, at the love and conflicts among sisters and friends, and how these relationships can hold us together—and tear us apart.The gap between the Russell sisters—Jan, Erika, and Melanie—widens as each day passes. Then, at a party full of blurred lines and blurred memories, everything changes. Starting that night, where there should be words, there is only angry, scared silence.And in the aftermath, Jan, Erika, and Melanie will have to work hard to reconnect and help one another heal.The Word for Yes will inspire necessary conversation about a topical and important issue facing our society. The book includes a thoughtful author's note that provides resources for readers.

Why I am Waiting?

I think “The Word For Yes” is going to rip my heart out and hand it back to me. I am a firm believer of this. The synopsis is the tell tale sign of this. I really hope this novel is full of as much raw emotion as it sounds like there is. I am looking forward to reading this book.

About love2dazzle

Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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