Waiting on Wednesday (3): In Honor by Jessi Kirby

From Goodreads:

A devastating loss leads to an unexpected road trip in this novel from the author of Moonglass, whose voice Sarah Dessen says “is fresh and wise, all at once.” 

Hours after her brother’s military funeral, Honor opens the last letter Finn ever sent. In her grief, she interprets his note as a final request and spontaneously decides to go to California to fulfill it. 

Honor gets as far as the driveway before running into Rusty, Finn’s best friend since third grade and his polar opposite. She hasn’t seen Rusty in ages, but it’s obvious he is as arrogant and stubborn as ever—not to mention drop-dead gorgeous. Despite Honor’s better judgment, the two set off together on a voyage from Texas to California. Along the way, they find small and sometimes surprising ways to ease their shared loss and honor Finn’s memory—but when shocking truths are revealed at the end of the road, will either of them be able to cope with the consequences?

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: May 5th, 2012
Amazon, Author's Website

I'm not usually into books that don't include some sort of magical/ sci-fi/ supernatural element, but I'm willing to make an exception for more books about road trips. Just the idea of getting in a car and setting off on an adventure is exciting to me. That cover is just stunning too.

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  1. Ooh, I'm definitely excited to read this one too. Great choice!

    1. It's certainly sounds worth getting excited about!

  2. I SO CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS ONE! I loved Moonglass, so this one, I'm sure, will be as amazing :D Great WoW pick and I'm a new follower!

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    1. I haven't read Moonglass, but I'm glad to hear that it's good!

  3. This looks really good! Rusty sounds funny.

    Love your blog- pretty! New follower!

    My WOW: http://www.pocketfulofbooks.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday_18.html


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