Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday 1/4/12

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST by Emily Danforth

SYNOPSIS:
When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief she’ll never have to tell them that, hours earlier, she had been kissing a girl.

But that relief soon turns to heartbreak, as Cam is forced to move in with her conservative aunt Ruth. She knows that from this point on, her life will forever be different. Survival in Miles City, Montana, means blending in and not making waves, and Cam becomes an expert at this—especially at avoiding any questions about her sexuality.

Then Coley Taylor moves to town. Beautiful pickup-driving Coley is a perfect cowgirl with the perfect boyfriend to match. To Cam’s surprise, she and Coley become best friends—while Cam secretly dreams of something more. Just as that starts to seem like a real possibility, her secret is exposed. Ultrareligious Aunt Ruth takes drastic action to “fix” her niece, bringing Cam face-to-face with the cost of denying her true self—even if she’s not quite sure who that is.


Can't quite put my finger on it, but this book sounds oddly enticing to me. Perhaps the stunning cover is what's driving me to want to read this book. But I have a feeling I will be blown away by the raw truths that are within these pages of Cam's life. Pretty stoked to pick this one up!

Release Date: February 7, 2012

4 comments:

Lauren said...

This book just looks incredible, and since I've been hearing some pretty awesome praise about it, I'm looking forward to reading it even more. Great pick! :)

Burgandy Ice said...

That is a beautiful cover and sounds like it dives right into some serious questions!! I'm a new follower... hoppin' over from the cool Delirium thing you made. Nice!!

ChelseaW said...

This definitely looks good. I will probably be reading my copy as soon as it arrives!

eecinwonderland said...

I LOVE that cover. The photo is so compelling and evocative, and the colors of the word "miseducation" remind me of old-fashioned Sweet Tarts. It all somehow just totally works.

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