Waiting On Wednesday (31)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event that
spotlights upcoming releases that I’m really
looking forward to. Waiting On Wednesday
is the creation of Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week’s “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:

With MaliceWith Malice
Eileen Cook
HMH Books for Young Readers, June 2016
Mystery, Young Adult

From the publisher—

A read about a teenage girl who wakes up in a hospital bed and cannot remember the last six weeks of her life, including the accident that killed her best friend–only what if the accident wasn’t an accident?

Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital room, leg in a cast, stitches in her face and a big blank canvas where the last 6 weeks should be. She comes to discover she was involved in a fatal accident while on a school trip in Italy three days previous but was jetted home by her affluent father in order to receive quality care. Care that includes a lawyer. And a press team. Because maybe the accident…wasn’t an accident. Wondering not just what happened but what she did, Jill tries to piece together the events of the past six weeks before she loses her thin hold on her once-perfect life.

Why am I waiting so eagerly? I’m always looking for good YA mysteries and this one has the extra added attraction of a foreign setting. I’m also partial to the occasional unreliable narrator but I’m hoping this isn’t too derivative of the Amanda Knox trial.

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