Published by HarperCollins on February 16th 2016
Genres: Adolescence, Dating & Sex, Family, Siblings, Social Issues, Young Adult
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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.