Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Waiting On Wednesday: Where I Live

Waiting On Wednesday was created by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. It's a weekly post for you to share what upcoming books you can't wait for! Here's mine for the week.

Title: Where I Live
AuthorBrenda Rufener
Release Date: February 27, 2018

If I want my life to matter, these eyes can’t see who I really am. Who I’m striving hard not to be. The homeless girl hiding in front of them.


1. Prevent the in-class nap.
2. Never carry too many belongings.
3. Avoid looking the part.

Her rules guarantee no one discovers her secret–that she’s homeless and living in the halls of her small-town high school. Her best friends, Ham and Seung, have formed a makeshift family, and writing for her school’s blog prevents downtime. When you’re homeless, free time sucks. Despite everything Linden’s burdened with, she holds on to hope for a future and a maybe romance with Seung.

But when cool-girl Bea comes to school with a bloody lip, the damage hits too close to home. Linden begins looking at Bea’s life, and soon her investigation prompts people to pay attention. And attention is the last thing Linden needs.

To put a stop to the violence, Linden must tell the story. Even if it breaks her rules for survival and jeopardizes the secrets she’s worked so hard to keep. (taken from

Why I Need It: 

This sounds like such a unique premise! Living in your school secretly? How would you even do that? I'm interested to learn about Linden's backstory, as well as how she manages her living style.