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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday (31): The Other Normals


"Waiting On" Wednesday... is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week I'm eagerly waiting on...






Given the chance, fifteen-year-old Peregrine “Perry” Eckert would dedicate every waking moment to Creatures & Caverns, an epic role-playing game rich with magical creatures, spell casting, and deadly weapons. The world of C&C is where he feels most comfortable in his own skin, so when his parents ship him off to summer camp Perry is sure he’s in for the worst summer of his life.
Everything changes, however, when Perry gets to camp and stumbles into the World of the Other Normals. Perry’s new otherworldly friends need his help to save their princess and prevent mass violence. As they embark on their quest together, Perry realizes that his nerdy childhood has uniquely prepared him to be a great warrior in this world, and maybe even a hero.
Bestselling author Ned Vizzini delivers a compulsively readable and wildly original story about the winding and often hilarious path to manhood

The Other Normals 
Ned Vizzini
9/25/12
Balzer + Bray
The Other Normals


I'm a huge Ned Vizzini fan and this sounds like another hilarious and thought-provoking book! Plus, the main character's name is Peregrine, which makes my LotR loving heart very happy :)


WHAT ARE YOU WAITING ON THIS WEEK? LEAVE LINKS IN THE COMMENTS.

4 comments:

Dani said...

Oooh! This does sound interesting. Great choice!

Thanks for sharing,
Dani
My WoW - http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2069

A Beautiful Madness said...

Interesting. I hadn't heard of this book before. Great pick!
Em
My WOW

Jennifer said...

Sounds hilarious! I love the premise. Thanks for sharing!

Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews
http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2012/05/waiting-on-wednesday-18-fever-moon-fear.html

Emma B. said...

It's nice to finally hear about someone else who love Ned Vizzini! He's been one of my favorite authors since I was 12, and I can't wait for this one!