Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Waiting on Wednesdays: Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer

Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer

Publish Date: August 30, 2016
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Spontaneous Combustion! Those two words are all you need. This sounds like such a fun book and I'm excited to read it.


“Katelyn Ogden was a lot of things, but she wasn’t particularly explosive, in any sense of the word.”

Mara Carlyle’s senior year at Covington High in suburban New Jersey is going on as normally as could be expected, until the day—wa-bam!—fellow senior Katelyn Ogden explodes during third period pre-calc. Katelyn is the first, but she won’t be the last senior to spontaneously combust without warning or explanation. The body count grows and the search is on for a reason—Terrorism! Drugs! Homosexuality! Government conspiracy!—while the seniors continue to pop like balloons.

Mara narrates the end of their world as she knows it with tell-it-like-it-is insight as she tries to make it to graduation in one piece through an explosive year punctuated by romance, quarantine, lifelong friendship, hallucinogenic mushrooms, bloggers, ice cream trucks, “Snooze Button™,” Bon Jovi, and the filthiest language you’ve ever heard the President of the United States use over Skype.

10 comments :

  1. Ohh wow, that sounds so awesome !! And the cover makes it even more bad-ass, I'm soo adding this one to my TBR pile !! Thanks :)

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  2. Hot damn I need to get this book. How could I not have heard of this insane greatness? Thanks for sharing! My WOW .

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  3. This book sounds different! Hope you enjoy it once you get your copy!
    My Waiting On Wednesday pick :)

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  4. I haven't heard of this one yet but it looks good :)

    Here's What I'm Waiting for :)

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  5. This sounds awesome! I haven't heard of this one before, but it sounds great! Definitely adding it to my list :) Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Cute pick! Doesn't sound like my kind of read but hope you adore it once you read it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  7. Never heard of this one before. Looks cute. I hope you enjoy it!

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  8. Spontaneous Combustion! I did not expect that when I saw the cover!

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