Waiting on Wednesday | The Names They Gave Us | Emery Lord

September 28, 2016 / 4 Comments / Book Memes, Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday | The Names They Gave Us | Emery LordThe Names They Gave Us

Author: Emery Lord
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Also by this author: The Start of Me and You, Open Road Summer, When We Collided, The Names They Gave Us, Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet.
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publication date: May 16th 2017
Buy It: Amazon.com | The Book Depository | iBooks | Google Books | Audible

From acclaimed author Emery Lord comes a vibrant, compelling story of love, loss, faith, and friendship.
Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake. But when her mom’s cancer reappears, Lucy falters—in faith, in love, and in her ability to cope. When her boyfriend “pauses” their relationship and her summer job switches to a different camp—one for troubled kids—Lucy isn’t sure how much more she can handle. Attempting to accept a new normal, Lucy slowly regains footing among her vibrant, diverse coworkers, Sundays with her mom, and a crush on a fellow counselor. But when long-hidden family secrets emerge, can Lucy set aside her problems and discover what grace really means?
Emotionally-charged and unforgettable, Emery Lord’s storytelling shines with the promise of new love and true friendship, even in the face of life’s biggest challenges.

I mean.

It’s Emery Lord.

Emery Lord, who is one of my all-time fave authors. So much so that I did a week of posts about her work.

Emery Lord, who writes about complex females and femship and  feminism and grief and mental health in the best, most illuminating ways.

Emery Lord, writing about a religious girl who goes to Bible camp (my life as a tween) questioning her faith (also me).

Auto-buy, obviously. Also, will you look at that watercolour cover?

Is THE NAMES THEY GAVE US on your TBR? What are you waiting for this week? Let me know and I’ll stop by!

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that book bloggers are eagerly anticipating.

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4 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday | The Names They Gave Us | Emery Lord

  1. I am SO excited for The Names They Gave Us! I just know that I’m going to enjoy getting reeled into another one of Emery’s stories, and the wait for this one is much too long for my liking *sobs*. So excited!

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