Waiting On Wednesday #8: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Posted 11/12/2014 by Cezanne in Blog Series, Uncatagorized /// 1 Comment ///


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine.

Waiting On Wednesday #8: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen Title: Saint Anything
Author: Sarah Dessen
Publisher by: Penguin, Viking Children's Books
Published on: May 5, 2015
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Young Adult Romance

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Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyone else is so worried about Peyton, is she the only one concerned about the victim of the accident?

Enter the Chathams, a warm, chaotic family who run a pizza parlor, play bluegrass on weekends, and pitch in to care for their mother, who has multiple sclerosis. Here Sydney experiences unquestioning acceptance. And here she meets Mac, gentle, watchful, and protective, who makes Sydney feel seen, really seen, for the first time.

The uber-popular Sarah Dessen explores her signature themes of family, self-discovery, and change in her twelfth novel, sure to delight her legions of fans.

Why We’re Waiting For It

Sarah Dessen is absolutely one of my favorite YA authors. So that fact she has a brand new book coming out
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The family dynamic of this novel sounds so good. A family fractured and a sister/daughter trying to find her place? It sounds fantastic. I expect  heartfelt drama, angst, and true self discovery. Plus a bit of her trademark romance mixed it that I love. I’m so excited for May.


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About Sarah Dessen

Sarah Dessen grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, graduating with highest honors in Creative Writing. She is the author of eleven novels, including Someone Like You, Just Listen and The Moon and More. She lives in North Carolina.

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