Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Waiting On Wednesday: Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson

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

This week Chrissie has a "can't-wait-to-read" selection for you:

Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson

At twenty-one, Shandi Pierce is juggling finishing college, raising her delightful three-year-old genius son Natty, and keeping the peace between her eternally warring, long-divorced Catholic mother and Jewish father. She’s got enough complications without getting caught in the middle of a stick-up in a gas station mini-mart and falling in love with a great wall of a man named William Ashe, who willingly steps between the armed robber and her son.

Shandi doesn’t know that her blond god Thor has his own complications. When he looked down the barrel of that gun he believed it was destiny: It’s been one year to the day since a tragic act of physics shattered his universe. But William doesn’t define destiny the way other people do. A brilliant geneticist who believes in science and numbers, destiny to him is about choice.

Now, he and Shandi are about to meet their so-called destinies head on, in a funny, charming, and poignant novel about science and miracles, secrets and truths, faith and forgiveness,; about a virgin birth, a sacrifice, and a resurrection; about falling in love, and learning that things aren’t always what they seem—or what we hope they will be. It’s a novel about discovering what we want and ultimately finding what we need.


Glass said...

This is new one to me. Thanks for sharing.:)

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Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Haven't heard of this one! Hope you love it once you read it!

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Shane Morgan said...

Great pick. Thanks for sharing :)

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Andy Estrada said...

Seems like everybody is waiting for this one. Great pick! :)

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Olena P said...

I haven't seen this one around yet. Thanks for sharing.

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Lisa @ Bookshelf Fantasies said...

Sounds great! I'd seen this book before, but this is the first time I've read a synopsis. Definitely sounds like something I'd enjoy!

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