Hey guys! It’s that time of the week again… the time when I remind you that you’re halfway to Friday and talk about the books that I’m looking forward to as part of the weekly meme “Waiting on Wednesday” hosted over at Breaking the Spine.
Lately I’ve been torturing everyone by sharing amazing titles that aren’t being released for months and months. Unfortunately, I’m kind of doing that again, as this book isn’t available for purchase until January! *sigh* Maybe we can all just drool over this book’s incredible cover while we wait.
This week’s featured book is…
the love that split the world by emily henry
Natalie Cleary must risk her future and leap blindly into a vast unknown for the chance to build a new world with the boy she loves.
Natalie’s last summer in her small Kentucky hometown is off to a magical start… until she starts seeing the “wrong things.” They’re just momentary glimpses at first—her front door is red instead of its usual green, there’s a pre-school where the garden store should be. But then her whole town disappears for hours, fading away into rolling hills and grazing buffalo, and Nat knows something isn’t right.
That’s when she gets a visit from the kind but mysterious apparition she calls “Grandmother,” who tells her: “You have three months to save him.” The next night, under the stadium lights of the high school football field, she meets a beautiful boy named Beau, and it’s as if time just stops and nothing exists. Nothing, except Natalie and Beau.
Not only does this book have a stunning cover and a super intriguing synopsis, this is also Emily Henry’s debut novel and has received rave reviews from people who were lucky enough to get their hands on an ARC of it.
Also, can we talk about just how intriguing that synopsis is? Stuff just starts disappearing, and then she meets a mysterious (and beautiful!) boy who she has three days to save? What the heck? It sounds like an incredible adventure.
And for those of you who are screaming “But that’s definitely insta-love!” and banging your head against the wall… SPARE YOUR POOR FOREHEAD. Think about it. Insta-love is the whole point of this book. The girl might just love this mysteriously beautiful boy but she barely even knows him. If she doesn’t figure out how to save him in three days, she’ll probably never get to know him. That’s definitely a very unique take on this typically frustrating romance novel trope.
If you need anymore convincing, be sure to check on the Goodreads reviews for this book. Of course they aren’t all 100% positive, but I’m sure you’ll be pumped by the time you come back, and then we can be super excited in the comments together!
As always, be sure to tell me if you, too, plan on reading this book once it is released, and if you made a Waiting on Wednesday post this week let me know so that I can be sure to check it out!
Thanks for reading! 🙂