Waiting on Wednesday: Final Draft by Riley Redgate

Posted October 4, 2017 by Madalyn || 9 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR.

madalyn’s waiting on…

Waiting on Wednesday: Final Draft by Riley RedgateFinal Draft by Riley Redgate
Published by Amulet Books on June 12th 2018
Pages: 336

The only sort of risk 18-year-old Laila Piedra enjoys is the peril she writes for the characters in her stories: epic sci-fi worlds full of quests, forbidden love, and robots. Her creative writing teacher has always told her she has a special talent. But three months before her graduation, he's suddenly replaced—by Nadiya Nazarenko, a Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist who is sadistically critical and perpetually unimpressed.   At first, Nazarenko’s eccentric assignments seem absurd. But before long, Laila grows obsessed with gaining the woman’s approval. Soon Laila is hiking through the Catskills during a thunderstorm in March and discovering the psychedelic highs and perilous lows of nightlife, temporary flings, and instability. Dr. Nazarenko has led Laila to believe that she must choose between perfection and sanity—but rejecting her all-powerful mentor may be the only way for Laila to thrive.  

why i’m waiting

 NEW RILEY REDGATE! If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably know that Noteworthy is my absolute favorite book of 2017 so far. I adore Riley Redgate’s writing, and how good does this book sound?! It’s a book about a writer. And about idolizing your mentors. Sign me up, man. (Plus, I love this cover!)

What book are you waiting on this week?

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Madalyn is a 20-something music student and lifelong lover of reading. When she's not reading or singing, you're likely to find her drinking coffee, traveling, or buying more lipstick than one person could possibly need.
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9 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Final Draft by Riley Redgate

  1. I’m ashamed that I still haven’t read anything by Riley Redgate, but omg this sounds so good! And that cover is gorgeous! I hope you love this one as much as you enjoyed Noteworthy!

  2. I did NOT know that Riley Redgate had a new book coming out next year?!! THANK YOU so much for sharing this! I loved her previous books so, so much, and that one sounds really good as well. Can’t wait to read it now 🙂

  3. Rebecca

    This sounds SO GOOD. I haven’t read any of Riley Redgate’s books, but they are on my TBR. Will have to check them out soon! They seem underrated, as I’ve only heard great things about them and am currently scrolling through 4 and 5 star reviews of Noteworthy. So intrigued to read.

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