Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday [#61]

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

This Is What Happy Looks Like
Author: Jennifer E. Smith
Expected Publication: April 2, 2013

If fate sent you an email, would you answer?

In This is What Happy Looks Like, Jennifer E. Smith's new YA novel, perfect strangers Graham Larkin and Ellie O'Neill meet—albeit virtually—when Graham accidentally sends Ellie an email about his pet pig, Wilbur. In the tradition of romantic movies like "You've Got Mail" and "Sleepless in Seattle," the two 17-year-olds strike up an email relationship, even though they live on opposite sides of the country and don't even know each other's first names.

Through a series of funny and poignant messages, Graham and Ellie make a true connection, sharing intimate details about their lives, hopes and fears. But they don't tell each other everything; Graham doesn't know the major secret hidden in Ellie's family tree, and Ellie is innocently unaware that Graham is actually a world-famous teen actor living in Los Angeles.

When the location for the shoot of Graham's new film falls through, he sees an opportunity to take their relationship from online to in-person, managing to get the production relocated to picturesque Henley, Maine, where Ellie lives. But can a star as famous as Graham have a real relationship with an ordinary girl like Ellie? And why does Ellie's mom want her to avoid the media's spotlight at all costs?

Just as they did in The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, the hands of fate intervene in wondrous ways in this YA novel that delivers on high concept romance in lush and thoughtful prose.


I am so excited for this! I loved The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight so much! It was so cute and well written! I'm really looking forward to reading more of Ms. Smith's writing! And this book just sounds fantastic! And I love the cover! 

9 comments:

  1. This has been on my list for quite a while now. Nice pick!
    Here is My WOW

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  2. I haven't heard of this one. I am looking forward to reading this now..* thud* on the tbr pile

    :D

    Michelle

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  3. I loved Statistical Probability!!! So excited for this one. Sounds so cute! I love You've Got Mail so this will be great!
    My WOW

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  4. Nice choice of books. Still have to read her first book, but this looks great.

    Grace

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  5. Loved Statistical Probability, so I'm dying to read more from Jennifer E. Smith. Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
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  6. Hmm sounds like it could be pretty good.

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  7. awww looks like such a cute book! great pick
    my "Waiting on Wednesday"
    Katie @ Inkk

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  8. I think I have another book I need to add to my TBR list!!! Thanks for spotlighting it and bring it to my attention!! Please check out my WoW!

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  9. I can't wait to read this one! I featured it on my WoW the other month, it just sounds really cute, like Statistical Probability was!

    My WoW

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