Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: A Week of Mondays

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which shines a light on eagerly anticipated upcoming releases.  This week, my pick is:

A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Date: August 2, 2016

"Sixteen-year-old Ellison Sparks is having a serious case of the Mondays. She gets a ticket for running a red light, she manages to take the world’s worst school picture, she bombs softball try-outs and her class election speech (note to self: never trust a cheerleader when she swears there are no nuts in her bake-sale banana bread), and to top it all off, Tristan, her gorgeous rocker boyfriend suddenly dumps her. For no good reason!

As far as Mondays go, it doesn’t get much worse than this. And Ellie is positive that if she could just do it all over again, she would get it right. So when she wakes up the next morning to find she’s reliving the exact same day, she knows what she has to do: stop her boyfriend from breaking up with her. But it seems no matter how many do-overs she gets or how hard Ellie tries to repair her relationship, Tristan always seems bent set on ending it. Will Ellie ever figure out how to fix this broken day? Or will she be stuck in this nightmare of a Monday forever?" -- From Goodreads

I really like Jessica Brody, plus I love this premise.  It reminds me of one of my favorite Christmas movies, The 12 Dates Before Christmas (I'm very much a cheesy romantic).


  1. Aww this sounds so cute and the guy's faces in the cover is hilarious! Definitely adding this to my TBR. Thanks for sharing!

    Chel @ The Procrastinator's Corner

    1. Funny that I never noticed until you pointed it out! It makes it even better!

  2. Oh God, a week of Mondays' sounds like a nightmare! Not the book, but an actual week of repeating Mondays!! I feel so bad for Ellison already! This sounds like it would be a fun read though so I might check it out! Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have a great week!
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    1. It does sound like a nightmare, but I'm really excited to read this book!

  3. I've been seeing this one around on a blog tour I think. Hope you get your hands on it soon!
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