March 19, 2014 • Cee • Waiting on Wednesday

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Waiting On is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

wendy wunder - museum of intangible thingsThe Museum of Intangible Things by Wendy Wunder
April 1o, 2014
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Loyalty. Envy. Obligation. Dreams. Disappointment. Fear. Negligence. Coping. Elation. Lust. Nature. Freedom. Heartbreak. Insouciance. Audacity. Gluttony. Belief. God. Karma. Knowing what you want (there is probably a French word for it). Saying Yes. Destiny. Truth. Devotion. Forgiveness. Life. Happiness (ever after).

Hannah and Zoe haven’t had much in their lives, but they’ve always had each other. So when Zoe tells Hannah she needs to get out of their down-and-out New Jersey town, they pile into Hannah’s beat-up old Le Mans and head west, putting everything—their deadbeat parents, their disappointing love lives, their inevitable enrollment at community college—behind them.

As they chase storms and make new friends, Zoe tells Hannah she wants more for her. She wants her to live bigger, dream grander, aim higher. And so Zoe begins teaching Hannah all about life’s intangible things, concepts sadly missing from her existence—things like audacity, insouciance, karma, and even happiness.

An unforgettable read from the acclaimed author of The Probability of Miracles, The Museum of Intangible Things sparkles with the humor and heartbreak of true friendship and first love.

Why I’m waiting?

THIS COVER SPEAKS TO ME. The colors, the ribbon, the FONT! GAAHHHH. GIVE ME THIS BOOK NOW! It has everything design thing I love! So pretty!

Besides the cover, I absolutely adore that friendships is the focus. Yeah, there are plenty of books about female friendships, but for some reason, this book, again, speaks to me. I think it’s because they’re all they have in the world, especially considering their crappy home life, and they will learn and teach other about what it means to live as they embark on this road trip.

What books are you waiting on?


 

7 Responses to “WAITING ON WEDNESDAY | The Museum of Intangible Things by Wendy Wunder”

  1. This was on my Top Ten Tuesday list this week! That cover is so gorgeous and BONUS–it’s about a road trip! Can’t wait to read it!

  2. this is the 2nd time I’ve seen this today! Looks like it’s going to be a great springtime read. Sweet cover too!!! You don’t have much longer to wait. Hope you enjoy it when you do get to read it ♥
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  3. Missie says:

    I love this cover! I am excited to read this one too!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  4. Emily says:

    Ah!!! Pretty!! *grabby hands* Now you’ve given me another read to look forward to! :D I agree that the cover is really pretty and the font and banner is just *O* Like you, I’d look forward to this one because I like the sound of the friendships that comes as part of the package! :)
    Great pick, Cee! Thank you for sharing! :3

  5. Seems like a great friendship book! AND YES THE COVER, THE COLOURS, TYPOGRAPHY, BANNER AND FLORAL. AHHHH

  6. Annie says:

    The cover speaks to me too haha! The book itself sounds so good as well. I love some great friendships! Also, I don’t know if I’ve said this already but love your new design! The header & button especially!

  7. It’s such a hipster cover with the ribbon and their floral headbands, haha! But I still really like it. I’m also looking forward to its focus on female friendships. There doesn’t seem to be a hint of romance in sight! :D


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