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Waiting For Wednesday: Wayward Son

To say the Carry On by Rainbow Rowell is one of my favourite books is an understatement. This is a book that I read finished then instantly reread to ensure I caught all the little things. Everything about this book brings me joy, clumsy first kisses, sexuality exploration without fear, hate to love romance, give it all to me. There is not a character in this that I don’t love on some level, even the bad guy is endearing. After how things ended in “Carry On” I was so excited to hear about a sequel.

Wayward Son front cover

The story is supposed to be over.

Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after… So why can’t Simon Snow get off the couch?

What he needs, according to his best friend, is a change of scenery. He just needs to see himself in a new light…

That’s how Simon and Penny and Baz end up in a vintage convertible, tearing across the American West.

They find trouble, of course. (Dragons, vampires, skunk-headed things with shotguns.) And they get lost. They get so lost, they start to wonder whether they ever knew where they were headed in the first place…

I love everything about this synopsis. I love that it looks at what happens after the typical “happily ever after” scenario. I even love that the two titles combined are a famous Kansas song made popular by Supernatural. Mostly I love more of Baz, Simon, Penny and I hope some more of Agatha.

Wayward Son comes out September 24th 2019 worldwide. You can preorder the book over on Amazon, Book Depository, Mighty Ape, or wherever you buy books.

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Waiting for Wednesday is a series I come out with every Wednesday where I share with you my most anticipated new releases coming out in the next year. This series was inspired by the Can’t Wait Wednesday Series by Wishful Endings.

Brooklynne is an American born, Transgender Feminist who adores books. She currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand with her Boyfriend, Best Friend and Dog, only one of whom is not named Ryan. She enjoys all kinds of books and can often be found curled up in a corner with one glaring at said dog who refuses to cuddle.
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