Helllooooo, all people interested in books. Waiting on Wednesday is a bookish meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine in which bloggers/readers/cats tell other bloggers/readers/cats what upcoming book(s) they are anticipating. This is my first post within the WoW meme and today I’ve got a contemporary novel that I am dying to read. Release already!
Novel: Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby | Goodreads
Release Date: April 21, 2015
After Quinn loses her boyfriend, Trent, in an accident their junior year, she reaches out to the recipients of his donated organs in hopes of picking up the pieces of her now-unrecognizable life. She hears back from some of them, but the person who received Trent’s heart has remained silent. The essence of a person, she has always believed, is in the heart. If she finds Trent’s, then maybe she can have peace once and for all.
Risking everything in order to finally lay her memories to rest, Quinn goes outside the system to track down nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas—a guy whose life has been forever changed by this priceless gift. But what starts as an accidental run-in quickly develops into more, sparking an undeniable attraction. She doesn’t want to give in to it—especially since he has no idea how they’re connected—but their time together has made Quinn feel alive again. No matter how hard she’s falling for Colton, each beat of his heart reminds her of all she’s lost…and all that remains at stake.
Please read the synopsis and tell me you are bored to tears. That’s right, you can’t. Because it sounds amazing. I haven’t wanted to get my hands on a book so desperately in ages, but when I found this one on Goodreads, I was SOLD. This premise, this concept, this cover- everything about Things We Know by Heart looks wonderful and unique. I’ve never read a book related to organ transplants before, nor have I wanted to until now. I predict that this will be an intensely emotional read, with a well-thought plot and lots of gush and grief to boot. April 21st, can you come any sooner?