Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: The Year We Fell Apart by Emily Martin

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.

The Year We Fell Apart by Emily Martin
Release Date: January 26, 2016

I found this book when I was looking for books to read for next year's new release challenge. They pretty much had me with the mention of Sarah Dessen, but the description sounds like it has a lot of potential.

The Year We Fell ApartGoodreads Overview: 

In the tradition of Sarah Dessen, this powerful debut novel is a compelling portrait of a young girl coping with her mother’s cancer as she figures out how to learn from—and fix—her past.

Few things come as naturally to Harper as epic mistakes. In the past year she was kicked off the swim team, earned a reputation as Carson High’s easiest hook-up, and officially became the black sheep of her family. But her worst mistake was destroying her relationship with her best friend, Declan.

Now, after two semesters of silence, Declan is home from boarding school for the summer. Everything about him is different—he’s taller, stronger…more handsome. Harper has changed, too, especially in the wake of her mom’s cancer diagnosis.

While Declan wants nothing to do with Harper, he’s still Declan, her Declan, and the only person she wants to talk to about what’s really going on. But he’s also the one person she’s lost the right to seek comfort from.

As their mutual friends and shared histories draw them together again, Harper and Declan must decide which parts of their past are still salvageable, and which parts they’ll have to let go of once and for all.

In this honest and affecting tale of friendship and first love, Emily Martin brings to vivid life the trials and struggles of high school and the ability to learn from past mistakes over the course of one steamy North Carolina summer.


  1. This one is new to me, I'll have to check it out!

  2. I'm really looking forward to this one too! I hope we both love it! Great choice! Here's my WoW. Happy reading!

  3. I am also looking forward to this anything that sounds Sarah Dessen-ish. Great pick!

  4. I love this cover so much! Unfortunately it's not really my type of read. I hope you're able to get ahold of it soon though! Thanks for visiting my WOW yesterday.