Waiting on Wednesday – I Am Still Alive

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about.

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Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn’t act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive—for now.

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Jess hadn’t seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash killed her mother and left her injured, she was forced to move to his cabin in the remote Canadian wilderness. Just as Jess was beginning to get to know him, a secret from his past paid them a visit, leaving her father dead and Jess stranded.

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With only her father’s dog for company, Jess must forage and hunt for food, build shelter, and keep herself warm. Some days it feels like the wild is out to destroy her, but she’s stronger than she ever imagined.

Jess will survive. She has to. She knows who killed her father… and she wants revenge.

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This sounds so serious in the best way. Life altering changes followed by a cabin burning to the ground.

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She only has a dog as a companion? I’m all for a cute, fluffy companion.

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She knows who killed her dad?

I am all for more dark YA books. This sounds a lot like a PG-13 Fargo and I am more than here for it. What darker YA books do you like?

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