Waiting on Wednesday (22): Run by Kody Keplinger

Posted June 15, 2016 by BAMF in Features, Waiting on Wednesday // 0 Comments

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Welcome to Waiting on Wednesday as hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week we will be highlighting an upcoming novel that we are excited about. We will include links to add it to your Goodreads “To Be Read” shelf and where to pre-order it! As well, we will link to our review if we have been lucky enough to read an advanced copy of the book. Today’s featured book is…RUN by Kody Keplinger!

Waiting on Wednesday (22): Run by Kody KeplingerRun by Kody Keplinger
Published by Scholastic Press on June 28th 2016
ISBN: 054583113X
Pages: 288
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Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who's not exactly sober most of the time. Everyone in town knows the Dickinsons are a bad lot, but Bo doesn't care what anyone thinks.

Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past ten, and never broken any of her parents' overbearing rules. Rules that are meant to protect their legally blind daughter -- protect her from what, Agnes isn't quite sure.

Despite everything, Bo and Agnes become best friends. And it's the sort of friendship that runs truer and deeper than anything else.
So when Bo shows up in the middle of the night, with police sirens wailing in the distance, desperate to get out of town, Agnes doesn't hesitate to take off with her. But running away and not getting caught will require stealing a car, tracking down Bo's dad, staying ahead of the authorities, and -- worst of all -- confronting some ugly secrets.

Why We’re Waiting On It

This one sounds like a great book about female friendships! Jamie is really excited to see a novel that doesn’t seem to have a romantic subplot (unless the girls are gay for each other, but she would LOVE THAT). But it is nice to have a YA book that features female friendships exclusively!

Dani is equally excited because she would also run away with Jamie if it came to that, and she’s hoping this book represents a female friendship as strong as hers and Jamie’s. <3

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