Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #131





Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.



I Can't wait for:


Made You Up
Made You Up by Francesca Zappia  
May 19th 2015





Reality, it turns out, is often not what you perceive it to be—sometimes, there really is someone out to get you. Made You Up tells the story of Alex, a high school senior unable to tell the difference between real life and delusion. This is a compelling and provoking literary debut that will appeal to fans of Wes Anderson, Silver Linings Playbook, and Liar.

Alex fights a daily battle to figure out the difference between reality and delusion. Armed with a take-no-prisoners attitude, her camera, a Magic 8-Ball, and her only ally (her little sister), Alex wages a war against her schizophrenia, determined to stay sane long enough to get into college. She’s pretty optimistic about her chances until classes begin, and she runs into Miles. Didn't she imagine him? Before she knows it, Alex is making friends, going to parties, falling in love, and experiencing all the usual rites of passage for teenagers. But Alex is used to being crazy. She’s not prepared for normal. 

Funny, provoking, and ultimately moving, this debut novel featuring the quintessential unreliable narrator will have readers turning the pages and trying to figure out what is real and what is made up.





This one just looks so intense. Can't wait!

7 comments:

  1. I have never heard of this, but it sounds incredible. I love books about mental illnesses, so I think this will be just up my alley. I find it really interesting to see how an author can portray different types of illnesses, and if it's done well it's both a little disturbing and very impressive.
    The cover is so artsy and stunning as well.

    Cucie @ Cucie reads

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  2. I can't wait to read this one too. I hope we both enjoy it.
    My WoW

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  3. Oh that's a new to me one! Not sure if it's my kind of read but hope that you enjoy it once you read it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. Omg yes! This is in my most anticipated 2015 list on a TTT post I did recently. It sounds mind-f*ckey and awesome and right up my alley! :D

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  5. This cover is EPIC! I need to add this to my TBR now!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

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  6. Love the cover and you are right this does sounds intense. I love twisted novels :)

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  7. Right? I love unreliable narrators, makes it fun. AND THAT COVER IS GORGEOUS. THE END.

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