Waiting on Wednesday is hosted each week by Breaking the Spine and lets us spotlight a book that we are eagerly waiting to be released.
This week’s Waiting On Wednesday is Down With the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn!
Publication: April 26th 2016 by HarperTeen
Summary from Goodreads:
There’s a reason they say “be careful what you wish for.” Just ask the girl who wished to be thinner and ended up smaller than Thumbelina, or the boy who asked for “balls of steel” and got them-literally. And never wish for your party to go on forever. Not unless you want your guests to be struck down by debilitating pain if they try to leave.
These are things Lennie only learns when it’s too late-after she brings some of her uncles’ moonshine to a party and toasts to dozens of wishes, including a big wish of her own: to bring back her best friend, Dylan, who was abducted and murdered six months ago.
Lennie didn’t mean to cause so much chaos. She always thought her uncles’ moonshine toast was just a tradition. And when they talked about carrying on their “important family legacy,” she thought they meant good old-fashioned bootlegging.
As it turns out, they meant granting wishes. And Lennie has just granted more in one night than her uncles would grant in a year.
Now she has to find a way to undo the damage. But once granted, a wish can’t be unmade…
First of all, and once again, LOOK AT THAT COVER! Isn’t it gorgeous? Oh my goodness, I don’t know what to do with myself this month. Everything is so beautiful and it hurts but it is also oh-so-perfect at the same time. This book sounds hella interesting, if you know what I mean. Come on, are there any of us who have never been told to be careful what we wish for? I love the fact that this book is taking a play on that and I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy.