{Waiting on Wednesday} Dash & Lily Head Over Heels All Along

Posted March 16, 2016 by Bee, Liza & Leah in Waiting on Wednesday / 13 Comments

Waiting on Wed

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine in which we have the opportunity to let others know about books that we are eagerly waiting for.

Bee

{Waiting on Wednesday} Dash & Lily Head Over Heels All Along

Been Here All Along


by Sandy Hall
Published on August 30th 2016
by Swoon Reads
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBT
Goodreads

Also by this author: A Little Something Different, Signs Point to Yes, Been Here All Along

Gideon always has a plan. His plans include running for class president, becoming head of the yearbook committee, and having his choice of colleges. They do NOT include falling head over heels for his best friend and next door neighbor, Kyle. It’s a distraction. It’s pointless, as Kyle is already dating the gorgeous and popular head cheerleader, Ruby. And Gideon doesn’t know what to do.

Kyle finally feels like he has a handle on life. He has a wonderful girlfriend, a best friend willing to debate the finer points of Lord of the Rings, and social acceptance as captain of the basketball team. Then, both Ruby and Gideon start acting really weird, just as his spot on the team is threatened, and Kyle can’t quite figure out what he did wrong…

Why I’m waiting: Because it’s exactly the type of book I love. It sounds like a cute YA contemporary with an LGBT romance between best friends. That just screams Bee right there. I haven’t read any of the author’s other books yet, but maybe this’ll be my first one!


 

Liza

{Waiting on Wednesday} Dash & Lily Head Over Heels All Along

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily


by Rachel Cohn, David Levithan
Series: Dash & Lily #2
Published on October 18th 2016
by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Goodreads

Also by this author: The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily, Will Grayson, Will Grayson, You Know Me Well

New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan are back with a life-affirming Christmas romance starring Dash and Lily.

Dash and Lily have had a tough year since readers first watched the couple fall in love. Lily’s beloved grandfather suffered a heart attack, and his difficult road to recovery has taken a major toll on her typically sunny disposition.

With only twelve days left until Christmas—Lily’s favorite time of the year—Dash, Lily’s brother Langston, and their closest friends take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the holiday magic of New York City in December.

Told in alternating chapters, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily reunites two beloved characters and is bound to be a Christmas favorite, season after season.

Why I’m waiting: GUYS!!! I read Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares back in 2011 (before I was a blogger) and I loved it. It’s one of the funniest books ever and seeing the cover and description for it’s sequel just made my week. Cannot wait for this one!!!


 

Rachel

{Waiting on Wednesday} Dash & Lily Head Over Heels All Along

Head Over Heels


by Holly Smale
Series: Geek Girl #5
Published on April 7th 2016
by HarperCollins
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Goodreads

Also by this author: Model Misfit, Geek Drama

“My name is Harriet Manners, and I will always be a geek.”

Harriet Manners knows almost every fact there is.

She knows duck-billed platypuses don’t have stomachs.
She knows that fourteen squirrels were once detained as spies.
She knows only one flag in the world features a building.

And for once, Harriet knows exactly how her life should go. She’s got it ALL planned out. So when love is in the air, Harriet is determined to Make Things Happen!
If only everyone else would stick to the script…

Has Geek Girl overstepped the mark, and is following the rules going to break hearts all over again?

Why I’m waiting: How can I not be waiting? The Geek Girl series is one of all-time favourite series. It’s hilarious and realistic and thoughtful. It makes me cry, laugh and swoon every time. I am dying to get my hands on this story. I need more Harriet Manners!

 What are you waiting for today?
Bee, Liza & Leah

About David Levithan

David Levithan (born 1972) is an American children’s book editor and award-winning author. He published his first YA book, Boy Meets Boy, in 2003. Levithan is also the founding editor of PUSH, a Young Adult imprint of Scholastic Press.

About Rachel Cohn

Rachel grew up in the D.C. area and graduated from Barnard College with a B.A. in Political Science. She has written many YA novels, including three that she cowrote with her friend and colleague David Levithan. She lives and writes (when she’s not reading other people’s books, organizing her music library or looking for the best cappuccino) in New York City.

About Sandy Hall

Sandy Hall is a teen librarian from New Jersey, where she was born and raised. She has a BA in Communication and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. When she isn’t writing or teen librarian-ing, she enjoys reading, marathoning TV shows, and long scrolls through Tumblr. A Little Something Different is her first novel.

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