November 18, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday

Sooooo....what book are we waiting on here at RFYF? 

We chose a book about hope and love and living life to the fullest despite the hardships that life throws at us. After all, that's what life is all about--finding that silver lining in the rain clouds, right?!

Rules for 50/50 Chances
by Kate McGovern

Release Date: 24 November 2015
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers

A heartrending but ultimately uplifting debut novel about learning to accept life's uncertainties; a perfect fit for the current trend in contemporary realistic novels that confront issues about life, death, and love. 

Seventeen-year-old Rose Levenson has a decision to make: Does she want to know how she's going to die? Because when Rose turns eighteen, she can take the test that tells her if she carries the genetic mutation for Huntington's disease, the degenerative condition that is slowly killing her mother. 

 With a fifty-fifty shot at inheriting her family's genetic curse, Rose is skeptical about pursuing anything that presumes she'll live to be a healthy adult-including her dream career in ballet and the possibility of falling in love. But when she meets a boy from a similarly flawed genetic pool and gets an audition for a dance scholarship across the country, Rose begins to question her carefully laid rules.

(goodreads summary)


  1. Looks interesting! Thanks for sharing. My WOW

  2. This sounds like it will be a sad story. I hope you enjoy it though!


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