Waiting on Wednesday – The Wicker King

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine

33158541.jpgThe Wicker King is a psychological young adult thriller that follows two friends struggling as one spirals into madness.

When August learns that his best friend, Jack, shows signs of degenerative hallucinatory disorder, he is determined to help Jack cope. Jack’s vivid and long-term visions take the form of an elaborate fantasy world layered over our own—a world ruled by the Wicker King. As Jack leads them on a quest to fulfill a dark prophecy in this alternate world, even August begins to question what is real or not.

August and Jack struggle to keep afloat as they teeter between fantasy and their own emotions. In the end, each must choose his own truth.

Psychological thriller?!

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Are his visions because of his mental illness or are they real?!

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Teen boy romance?!

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Is this on any of your radars? What are your favorite YA psychological thrillers?

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