{Can’t Wait Wednesday} When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry

Posted August 1, 2018 by Leah in Memes & Features, Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments

Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Wishful Endings, where we get the opportunity to talk about upcoming books we’re excited for. It’s inspired by Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Breaking the Spine.

 

{Can’t Wait Wednesday} When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry

When the Sky Fell on Splendor


by Emily Henry
Pages: 384
Published on March 12, 2019
by Razorbill
Goodreads

Also by this author: The Love That Split the World

The Serpent King meets Stranger Things in Emily Henry's gripping novel about a group of friends in a small town who find themselves dealing with unexpected powers after a cosmic event.

Almost everyone in the small town of Splendor, Ohio, was affected when the local steel mill exploded. If you weren't a casualty of the accident yourself, chances are a loved one was. That's the case for seventeen-year-old Franny, who, five years after the explosion, still has to stand by and do nothing as her brother lies in a coma.

In the wake of the tragedy, Franny found solace in a group of friends whose experiences mirrored her own. The group calls themselves The Ordinary, and they spend their free time investigating local ghost stories and legends, filming their exploits for their small following of YouTube fans. It's silly, it's fun, and it keeps them from dwelling on the sadness that surrounds them.

Until one evening, when the strange and dangerous thing they film isn't fiction--it's a bright light, something massive hurdling toward them from the sky. And when it crashes and the teens go to investigate...everything changes.

Why I’m Waiting: I’ve read one of Emily’s previous books (The Love That Split the World) and quite enjoyed it. This one looks like all sorts of interesting.

Leah

About Emily Henry

Emily Henry is full-time writer, proofreader, and donut connoisseur. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the New York Center for Art & Media Studies, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it.

Leah

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