Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #12: Butter

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.

 My pick for this week is:

A lonely obese boy everyone calls "Butter" is about to make history. He is going to eat himself to death—live on the Internet—and everyone is invited to watch. When he first makes the announcement online to his classmates, Butter expects pity, insults, and possibly sheer indifference. What he gets are morbid cheerleaders rallying around his deadly plan. Yet as their dark encouragement grows, it begins to feel a lot like popularity. And that feels good. But what happens when Butter reaches his suicide deadline? Can he live with the fallout if he doesn’t go through with his plans? With a deft hand, E.J. Lange allows readers to identify with both the bullies and the bullied in this all-consuming look at one teen’s battle with himself.
 The premise of this book sounds rather disturbing, but it also sounds very interesting.  I can't wait to read it once it is released on September 18th.

What are you Waiting On this Wednesday?



  1. This one seems very interesting! I kinda want to read it just to see if he goes through with it or not.. Look forward to hearing what you think about this one! :)

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  2. This one sounds horrible!! In a good way ~ does that make sense?? :/

    Great pick, I really like the cover too.


  3. This sounds like it will be heartbreaking. I'm honestly a bit scared to read it!
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  4. I'm like Sarah, I can't decide if I'm brave enough to read it. O.O It sounds sort of horrifying and good and scary all at once - what a great idea for a story though. By August I'll probably decide I absolutely have to have this. :)

    Terrific choice!

  5. I feel like this one will totally make me cry...must have! Thanks for sharing. I believe this one is on Netgalley! Might have to look into a little further :) Thanks for sharing!

  6. That sounds really interesting! Thx for stopping by. New follower.

  7. This one sounds like an intense emotional ride, perhaps even a little too sorrow-filled for me. Great wow pick!

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  8. Wow this sounds like it's going to be a really deep read, I'll definitely have to look into it when it comes out. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Oh wow! It sounds like one of those moments were you want to look away but you just can't. Thanks for sharing.

  10. I just got this on my Netgalley...and I also think it sounds SO interesting/disturbing! I can't wait to read it! Great pick!

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  11. Wow this book sounds heavy, you know lie after you read it you walk away with a heavy heart.