Wednesday, January 21, 2009


Here's this week's "Waiting on Wednesday." (A soon-to-be available book that I can't wait to read.)

WINTERGIRLS by Laurie Halse Anderson

"Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the skinniest. But what comes after size zero and size double-zero? When Cassie succumbs to the demons within, Lia feels she is being haunted by her friend’s restless spirit.
In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the multiple-award-winning Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia’s descent into the powerful vortex of anorexia, and her painful path toward recovery."

(summary from

This sounds like a powerful, must-read!


Lenore said...

I reviewed this one recently - it was wonderful.

Readingjunky said...

Oooooh, I'm jealous. Headed to read the review right now!