Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #5


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.

This meme highlights upcoming releases that we can't wait for!


This weeks pick...
None of the Above
"None of the Above" by I.W. Gregorio
Expected Publication: April 7, 2015


A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex . . . and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking novel that explores what it means to be a boy, a girl, or something in between.
What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant?
When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she's madly in love with her boyfriend. In fact, she's decided that she's ready to take things to the next level with him.
But Kristin's first time isn't the perfect moment she's planned--something is very wrong. A visit to the doctor reveals the truth: Kristin is intersex, which means that though she outwardly looks like a girl, she has male chromosomes, not to mention boy "parts."
Dealing with her body is difficult enough, but when her diagnosis is leaked to the whole school, Kristin's entire identity is thrown into question. As her world unravels, can she come to terms with her new self?


I'm not a contemporary YA person, but this book just sounds amazing! It tackles the issue of a girl finding out that she really isn't a true XX female. She's an XY female. She's intersex. I hope that this book is successful in tackling this subject, as it could go bad. I am just really happy and I hope that YA continues to discuss this topic and make this subject, and others like it, more well known.


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18 comments:

  1. I totally agree, this sounds amazing! I love that it's about a topic you don't really hear much about, but it's something I definitely want to know more about it. Awesome pick!

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  2. This sound like will be a great and compelling read. I hope you enjoy and thank you for stopping by. :)
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    1. It sounds great! No problem and thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Interesting! Not sure that it's my kind of read but still hope you will enjoy it once you get it!

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    1. I think that it's a really important topic. Thanks for visiting!

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  4. This does sound like a good book, I'm just a little perplexed by the blurb though. How did she not already know she had "boy parts". I guess it depends on what parts they are? I'm considering reading it, but I'm not sure. I hope you enjoy it and it does turn out to be a good read! Here's my WoW.

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    1. XY females have testicles, but they don't descend due to androgen insensitivity syndrome. Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. Sounds like a powerful read. I'll have to check it out. I hope you enjoy it!
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  6. Seeing this around a lot today! I probably need to read it. Great pick!
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    1. I think a lot of people are really excited for it!

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  7. Wow. This sounds really interesting and just the kind of book I like. I'll be keeping an eye out for None of the Above. Thank you for bringing it to my attention. Thank you so much for stopping by my post earlier. Happy reading!

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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  8. This sounds like it could be a really powerful read. I think I'll be keeping my eye on this one.
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    1. I feel like it will be pretty emotional and get people thinking!

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