Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday (4): If I Was Your Girl

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Hello lovelies!

I hope you’re having an excellent week so far! I’m still buzzing after #LoveAThon this past weekend! It was so fun getting to know all these wonderful new bloggers and I can’t wait to stay connected and form some new friendships and of course discover some new books!

I’ve currently been busy with class stuff and finishing up some books for my 2 book clubs this week! I’m still working on catching up on some reviews and posts so be sure to check back later! Also a huge thank-you and shout out to Cami from The Naptime Reader on Worthington Ave! She included PopCrunchBoom! Books in her latest post, Blogs About Books. It was so sweet of you Cami to include me in your round-up! Thank you so much!

As per Wednesday, read on to see what I can’t wait to get my hands on! This week’s pick is super awesome!

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, where you can highlight upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating!

What I’m waiting on:

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

26156987Synopsis (via GoodReads): A new kind of big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are.

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get too close to anyone.

But when she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, Amanda can’t help but start to let him into her life. As they spend more time together, she realizes just how much she is losing by guarding her heart. She finds herself yearning to share with Grant everything about herself, including her past. But Amanda’s terrified that once she tells him the truth, he won’t be able to see past it.

Because the secret that Amanda’s been keeping? It’s that at her old school, she used to be Andrew. Will the truth cost Amanda her new life, and her new love?

If I Was Your Girl is a universal story about feeling different—and a love story that everyone will root for.

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Release Date: May 3, 2016
Pages:
272
Publisher:
Flatiron Books
Price:
$17.99 (hardcover)
Place to buy:
Amazon, B&N, Book DepositoryGoodReads, IndieBound

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  • I’ve been trying to read more diversely and I’m so happy this novel is being published. There aren’t enough books out there representing the LGBTQ community, but especially the Transgender community. Books have a way of freeing, inspiring and healing readers and I feel like this book will have a great impact in the world
  • Amanda — I can’t wait to delve into this character. She sounds like she’s going to be a strong female character.
  •  “…and a love story that everyone will root for.” — I’m all about love stories. I’m quite frankly a sucker for them. I can’t wait to delve into this one and root for a HEA!

What are you waiting on this week? Do you have If I was Your Girl added to your TBR? Let me know in the comments below! I’d love to hear from you!

Happy Reading!

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