Waiting on Wednesday: ‘They Both Die at the End’ by Adam Silvera

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is a contemporary novel with a deadly twist in the vein of Denton Little’s Deathdate: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera.

At its core, Silvera’s new novel is about two boys falling in love, albeit ones who meet on an app after learning they’re both destined to die on the same day.

How’s that for a twist?

The Both Die at the End and it’s definitely depressing ending will hit shelves on September 5, 2017. Get your hankies ready!Read More »

The Official ‘A Monster Calls’ Trailer is Both Beautiful and Moving

A Monster Calls Official Trailer

Despite only being a brief two minutes, the official A Monster Calls trailer is already making us feel things.

Adapted from the Patrick Ness book of the same name, the story follows a boy named Conor who is struggling to cope with his mother’s battle with cancer, bullying at school, and a fantastical tree who comes to life at night.

Starring Liam Neeson (who voices the titular monster), Sigourney Weaver and Felicity Jones, you can catch the film in theatres on October 21, 2016.

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Waiting on Wednesday: ‘Scythe’ by Neal Shusterman

Scythe Book Cover Neal ShustermanWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is the super intriguing teen murder novel Scythe by Neal Shusterman!

In the first book in Shusterman’s brand new series, death has been eradicated and the population is controlled through gleanings executed by professional reapers known as scythes.

Citra and Rowan are both training to be scythe’s apprentices, but it quickly becomes apparent that there can only be one winner, who will be tasked with gleaning the loser.

Want to pick up Scythe on release day? The book hits shelves and eReaders on November 22, 2016!

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