Waiting on Wednesday (49): Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

Posted December 21, 2016 by Dani in Waiting on Wednesday // 1 Comment

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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…WING JONES by Katherine Webber!

Waiting on Wednesday (49): Wing Jones by Katherine WebberWing Jones by Katherine Webber
Published by Walker Books on January 5th 2017
ISBN: 1406369098
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 384
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Jandy Nelson meets Friday Night Lights: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA.

With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants.

Why We’re Waiting On It

Biracial MC? Multicultural upbringing? Not sure where she fits in? This is becoming more and more relatable as time goes on. We’re curious to see how well that cultural identity struggle comes across, especially as Dani experiences it a lot. Plus, a sporty MC!!! Maybe it’ll motivate us to get off our butts?

Dani has an ARC that she’s brought along on holiday, so you won’t have to wait long to find out more! She’s also going to the launch party on release day, so be sure to follow her on @dani_reviews to see how that goes.

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