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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (54)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine 
that highlights eagerly anticipated books.

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Release Date: Feb. 11, 2014
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Pre-order: Amazon / IndieBound / Barnes & Noble

Sixteen-year-old Austin Szerba interweaves the story of his Polish legacy with the storyof how he and his best friend , Robby, brought about the end of humanity and the rise of an army of unstoppable, six-foot tall praying mantises in small-town Iowa.

To make matters worse, Austin's hormones are totally oblivious; they don't care that the world is in utter chaos: Austin is in love with his girlfriend, Shann, but remains confused about his sexual orientation. He's stewing in a self-professed constant state of maximum horniness, directed at both Robby and Shann. Ultimately, it's up to Austin to save the world and propagate the species in this sci-fright journey of survival, sex, and the complex realities of the human condition.
Why can't I wait?
This book sounds positively wacky, and I mean that in the best way possible. I'm interested to see how it all comes together. 

1 comment:

  1. I keep hearing great things about this one and I'm curious to read it. Can't wait to see what you think of it!