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Browsing through Goodreads is always so much fun, right? Actually, not so much because there's so many awesome-looking ones that just (unfortunately) have such cliched summaries I feel bad adding them to my 'to-read' list. Like seriously. Anyways, in search of a WoW for this week (and wanting to avoid the more obvious picks like Lola and the Boy Next Door-- which trust me, I am dying to read) I stumbled across this one which made me go "hmm, sounds good". It's a boy-ish book, and I don't think I've read many of those lately.
by Andrew Smith
Stark McClellan (“Stick”) hears the world in a different way. He is surrounded by cruelty and ugliness, but holds on to a powerful sense of wonder, faith, and love for his best friend, Emily, and the most important person in Stick’s world -- his older brother, Bosten, who happens to be gay.
When the boys’ father throws Bosten out of their home, Stick steals a car and takes off on a three-state odyssey to find and rescue him.
Hmm, perhaps not the most incredibly original sounding, but still looks pretty good. Plus there's a boy named Bosten, which is amazing. Also, Andrew Smith is the author of The Marbury Lens, which I've been meaning to read!
Stick is released October 11, 2011 from Fiewel & Friends.
What are you waiting on this week?
author blog / website