Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (#3)

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event that's hosted by Breaking the Spine. It spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week, I'm waiting on...

Title What We Left Behind
Author Robin Talley
Release Date October 27, 2015

Toni and Gretchen are the couple everyone envied in high school. They've been together forever. They never fight. They're deeply, hopelessly in love. When they separate for their first year at college—Toni to Harvard and Gretchen to NYU—they're sure they'll be fine. Where other long-distance relationships have fallen apart, their relationship will surely thrive.

The reality of being apart, however, is a lot different than they expected. As Toni, who identifies as genderqueer, falls in with a group of transgender upperclassmen and immediately finds a sense of belonging that has always been missing, Gretchen struggles to remember who she is outside their relationship.

While Toni worries that Gretchen, who is not trans, just won't understand what is going on, Gretchen begins to wonder where she fits in Toni's life. As distance and Toni's shifting gender identity begins to wear on their relationship, the couple must decide—have they grown apart for good, or is love enough to keep them together?
I can't wait to get my hands on this book (fingers crossed for an ARC)! I read and loved Robin Talley's debut novel, Lies We Tell Ourselves, and I've got high hopes for What We Left Behind.

What are *you* waiting on this week? Leave a link to your WoW and I’ll be sure to visit!


  1. Ooh, this sounds good! It's going on my TBR list :)

    Here's my WoW

  2. I am so adding this to my TBR!
    New follower :)
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  3. I have never really read a book with characters like these! Such a unique one! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your WoW!

  4. Thanks for following!

  5. This sounds absolutely amazing, Kayla! I got goose-bumps from the summary alone, I can't imagine what it will be like to read the whole story. Definitely adding to my TBR :) Thanks for sharing.


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