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May 5, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: The Tension of Opposites

Waiting on Wednesday recognizes that we as bookies pine for books. This post is about what I am impatiently waiting for right now. It was started by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's selection is The Tension of Opposites by Kristina McBride and is set to be released May 25, 2010 by EgmontUSA.

It’s been two years since Noelle disappeared. Two years since her bike was discovered, sprawled on a sidewalk. Two years of silence, of worry, of fear.

For those two long years, her best friend Tessa has waited, living her own life in a state of suspended animation. Because how can she allow herself to enjoy a normal high school life if Noelle can’t? How dare she have other friends, go to dances, date boys, without knowing what happened to the girl she thought she would share everything with?

And then one day, someone calls Noelle’s house. She’s alive.

A haunting psychological thriller taken straight from the headlines, The Tension of Opposites is a striking debut that explores the emotional aftermath of a kidnapping on the victim, and on the people she left behind.

From Goodreads

Oooo. A psychological thriller is always exciting. This book looks quite intriguing; the grief and guilt I think will play a big role in this storyline. If it can be pulled off without sounding whiny, this can be another realistic fiction triumph. In a way I can imagine this along the same lines as Jandy Nelson's The Sky is Everywhere, minus the death; the guilt, grit, and confusion is all there. Who knows, I

So what are you waiting on?

5 comments:

Sarah (Book Reviews from Inside an Igloo) said...

I can't wait to read this one!! Great pick! :)

Jessica said...

This was my pick today, too. :-)

swiggett said...

oh, wow, that sounds amazing!

Sara said...

This sounds so good! I've been dying to read it ever since I saw that awesome trailer :D

kristinamcbride said...

Thanks so much for the feature! I hope you enjoy the book!

K