Hi, everyone! I’m excited to be part of the blog tour for You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman. Read on for my thoughts on this excellent sophomore novel, and be sure to check out the links below to follow the rest of the tour! After thoroughly enjoying Laura Silverman’s debut, Girl Out of Water, and after chatting with her at a couple book events here in Atlanta, I knew I would pick up anything she published next. And, friends, I’m happy to report that You Asked for Perfect did not disappoint! In You Asked for Perfect, we follow high school senior Ariel Stone, the golden boy at the top of his class who’s beginning to crack under the pressure of […]
Author: Laura Silverman
Waiting on Wednesday was created by Breaking the Spine, and is now hosted by Wishful Endings (as Can’t Wait Wednesday). It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated upcoming book releases. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR. madalyn’s waiting on… why i’m waiting I mean, Laura Silverman wrote it? That’s reason enough for me to pick this one up, but the main character sounds SO much like high-school-Madalyn (minus the cute tutor, sigh). Plus, a queer romance between two academic overachievers!!! Sign me the heck up. (Also, we got a cover reveal this week, and ISN’T IT SO BEAUTIFUL???) What book are you waiting on this week?
Girl Out of Water was the perfect summery contemporary! Our main character, Anise, feels betrayed when her summer suddenly takes a turn: instead of surfing the days away with her group of friends in her beloved hometown of Santa Cruz, CA, she is forced to move to landlocked Nebraska for two months to help take care of her cousins while her aunt recovers from a major car accident. I’ve been following Laura Silverman on Twitter for quite a while now, and I’m so happy to see her debut getting so much love! It definitely deserves it. Although I have virtually nothing in common with Anise, I loved reading from her perspective because it’s one I haven’t seen often in YA, especially in YA contemporary. […]