Here is another edition of "Waiting on Wednesday" brought to you by Jill from BreakingTheSpine. This weekly meme features books we are anxiously awaiting, but have yet to be released. This is what I am waiting for this week!
Title: Death of a Kleptomaniac
Author: Kristen Tracy
Release Day: October 30th, 2012
Summary: (Goodreads) At sixteen, Molly is a girl who's just started living--at last she's popular. But for a girl who has everything, Molly feels like she never has enough. So she steals. At least there's plenty of time to fix this last little problem. Except Fate has other plans for Molly. Like death. Suddenly dead and in denial, how can Molly move on when life was just looking up? Can she abandon her earthly ties or will she jeopardize her soul to stay close to her loved ones? From critically acclaimed author Kristen Tracy, Death of a Kleptomaniac is the heartfelt story of one girl's search for redemption, a family's encounter with grief, and love's power to rise above even the most final of boundaries.
My Thoughts: I really like the idea that this book is based on. I don't know the details of kleptomania, but it sounds like a really interesting topic to think about. Just like death is. I want to see how the author will characterize Molly from before she died to her finding "redemption". It sounds like a complex story and hopefully it will be pulled off wonderfully. Plus, I kinda really like that cover. :)
Similar: Links go to Goodreads. They are books that sound similar to my "WoW" and that I recall liking.
Ghostgirl (For narrators who are already dead. Ironic and humorous.)
Between (For narrators who are already dead. Mystery. It has a more serious tone dealing with teen issues.)