Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr

From Goodreads:
Gem & Dixie is the new novel from renowned young adult author and National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr—a deep, nuanced, and gorgeously written story about the complex relationship between two sisters from a broken home.

Gem has never known what it is to have security. She’s never known an adult she can truly rely on. But the one constant in her life has been Dixie. Gem grew up taking care of her sister when no one else could: not their mother, whose issues make it hard for her to keep food on the table; and definitely not their father, whose intermittent presence is the only thing worse than his frequent absence. Even as Gem and Dixie have grown apart, they’ve always had each other.

When their dad returns for the first time in years and tries to insert himself back into their lives, Gem finds herself with an unexpected opportunity: three days with Dixie, on their own in Seattle and beyond. But this short trip soon becomes something more, as Gem discovers that to save herself, she may have to sever the one bond she's tried so hard to keep.

National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr has written her most personal and affecting book yet—an unforgettable story of breaking apart and of coming together again.
This sounds kind of great!  Gem & Dixie is scheduled to be released on April 4, 2017, and I can't wait!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


  1. This looks pretty interesting! Hope you enjoy

  2. This looks good and emotional too, which is sometimes a great thing. I hope you end up loving it!

  3. This lo like an interesting read. I'll have to check it out. Enjoy!

  4. This one sounds like it would make me cry and cry. Hope you like it.

    My WOW

  5. Nice pick! Doesn't really sound like my kind of read but I hope you love it once you read it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  6. This one looks like it has some depth to it. I love the synopsis; I think I'll add this one to my wish list.

  7. I'm such a wuss. Even just reading the blurb breaks my heart. I could never get through that without ugly crying. Nope. Here's mine:

  8. Oh this sounds intense. My kind of read. I like books about sisters and family issues. Hope we all like this story when we get to read it. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

  9. Wow, this one actually sounds good and emotional. I'm adding it to my TBR.
    Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews

  10. what a compelling sounds fantastic!!!

  11. this one is new to me and I just added it. It looks really really good. great pick

  12. Oh this is new to me!! Love the cover and blurb. Great pick!!

  13. Me too! Curious about this one; it'd be a new author, but so long as the book sounds good, I'm always excited about that. :)

  14. Oo this looks good and I love that cover! I haven't heard of this one before. Thanks for putting it on my radar!!


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