Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"Waiting On" Wednesday #22: The Hate U Give

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

Title: The Hate U Give
Author:  Angie Thomas
Publisher:  Balzer + Bray
Expected publication:  February 28th
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction

Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

What are you waiting for this Wednesday?  Let us know in the comment section below.



  1. Everyone who was lucky to grab and ARC of this book are raving about it!

  2. I can't wait to read this one either. It sounds so incredible.