Waiting on Wednesday: The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde

Posted February 7, 2018 by Lori in Books, Waiting on Wednesdays / 2 Comments Tags:


Waiting on Wednesday: The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine as a way for us to showcase the books we're highly anticipating.
Waiting on Wednesday: The Brightsiders by Jen WildeThe Brightsiders by Jen Wilde
Published by Swoon Reads on May 22nd 2018
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBT
Pages: 304
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A teen rockstar has to navigate family, love, coming out, and life in the spotlight after being labeled the latest celebrity trainwreck in Jen Wilde's quirky and utterly relatable novel.
As a rock star drummer in the hit band The Brightsiders, Emmy King’s life should be perfect. But there’s nothing the paparazzi love more than watching a celebrity crash and burn. When a night of partying lands Emmy in hospital and her girlfriend in jail, she’s branded the latest tabloid train wreck.
Luckily, Emmy has her friends and bandmates, including the super-swoonworthy Alfie, to help her pick up the pieces of her life. She knows hooking up with a band member is exactly the kind of trouble she should be avoiding, and yet Emmy and Alfie Just. Keep. Kissing.
Will the inevitable fallout turn her into a clickbait scandal (again)? Or will she find the strength to stand on her own?

I’m so excited for this book! I loved Queens of Geek last year and was actually really surprised by it because I sometimes find the books from that publisher to be not great. But this one was so enjoyable and the characters were so relatable. I instantly loved it. I didn’t even know the author had another book coming out this year until I got an email from the publisher that mentioned it. I immediately added it to my TBR/must-read/wishlist shelves and have been on the lookout for a copy since. I’m seriously hoping to get my hands on a copy at ALAMW but I don’t know if it’ll be either. Either way, I’m going to pre-order this book and cross my fingers hoping it’s as adorable and real as the last one.

What are you waiting on this week?

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