Waiting On…The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

“Waiting on Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine!

This week I’m waiting on…

Title The Infinite Moment of Us
Author Lauren Myracle
Pages 336 Pages
Genre Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance
Publisher Amulet Books
To Be Published August 20th, 2014
Find It On GoodreadsAmazon.com

For as long as she can remember, Wren Gray’s goal has been to please her parents. But as high school graduation nears, so does an uncomfortable realization: Pleasing her parents once overlapped with pleasing herself, but now…not so much. Wren needs to honor her own desires, but how can she if she doesn’t even know what they are?

Charlie Parker, on the other hand, is painfully aware of his heart’s desire. A gentle boy with a troubled past, Charlie has loved Wren since the day he first saw her. But a girl like Wren would never fall for a guy like Charlie – at least not the sort of guy Charlie believes himself to be.

And yet certain things are written in the stars. And in the summer after high school, Wren and Charlie’s souls will collide. But souls are complicated, as are the bodies that house them…

What’s not to love? Aside from the absolutely stunning book cover and fantastic use of typography, there are few things I enjoy more than a pure, simple contemporary young adult story. Based on the premise I feel as though I’ll be able to relate intimately to Wren’s struggles. I think it will be gratifying to watch as Wren attempts to re-define herself outside of her parent’s expectations and embrace what she’s truly passionate about for the first time. And, as a big romance lover, I can’t wait to find out how Wren and Charlie’s relationship evolves over the course of a single summer.

24 Responses

  1. This is on my TBR list already. The cover, as you said is beautiful and I’ve noticed a lot of YA + NA Novels not really considering the typography or infact are using typography that just doesn’t work. So it is great to see for once typography that works and so beautifully.
    Definitely looking forward to getting my head stuck in this book 😀
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