Waiting on Wednesday {117}: This Is Where the World Ends

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine. This week's can't-wait-to-read pre-publication book is: This is Where The World Ends.

This Is Where the World Ends

This is Where The World Ends

by Amy Zhang

Publication date: March 22, 2016

From Goodreads:

The heart-wrenching new novel about best friends on a collision course with the real world, from the author of Falling into Place.

Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie. That’s how it’s been ever since elementary school, when Janie Vivian moved next door. Janie says Micah is everything she is not. Where Micah is shy, Janie is outgoing. Where Micah loves music, Janie loves art. It’s the perfect friendship, as long as no one finds out about it.

But when Janie is date-raped by the most popular guy in school—a guy she’s had a crush on for years—she finds herself ostracized by all the people she thought were her friends. Now only Micah seems to believe she’s telling the truth. But when even Micah expresses doubt about whether or not she was “asking for it,” it leads to disastrous consequences, and Janie Vivian goes missing.

Using a nonlinear writing style and dual narrators, Amy Zhang’s astonishing second novel masterfully reveals the circumstances surrounding Janie’s disappearance.


kk said...

Had my eye on this one for a while sounds like a really interesting read, hope you get to read it soon :)

Eva @ All Books Considered said...

This one sounds good and a tough topic! Great pick!!

my WoW

Jessica L. Brooks (coffeelvnmom) said...

Thanks, guys. I loved FALLING INTO PLACE, so I can't WAIT to check this one out! :D