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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Instructions for a Broken Heart by Kim Culbertson





Instructions for a Broken Heart
INSTRUCTIONS FOR A BROKEN HEART
BY KIM CULBERTSON

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire (May 1, 2011)
Three days before her drama club’s trip to Italy, Jessa Gardner discovers her boyfriend in the costume barn with another girl. Jessa is left with a care package from her best friend titled “Top Twenty Reasons He’s a Slimy Jerk Bastard,” instructing her to do one un-Jessa-like thing each day of the trip. At turns hilarious and heart- wrenching, Instructions for a Broken Heart paints a magical Italy in which Jessa learns she must figure out life—and romance—for herself.

 
Kim Culbertson has taught high school English, creative writing, and drama for over ten years and sees her writing as an extension of her teaching. She lives in the Northern California foothills with her husband and daughter, where she loves to drink coffee and look at the clouds. Visit kimculbertson.com


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event spotlighting upcoming releases we are highly anticipating. It is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.



13 comments:

Christina/Book Addict said...

Oh wow! I love the sound of this. I am adding it to my TBR list immediately. Thank you for sharing!

Monica said...

I haven't heard of this before but judging by the summary it's definitely one I'd be interested in! It sounds so cute and I absolutely love Italy (even though I've never been there D:). Thanks for sharing!

Rachel said...

I'm dying to read that one too! It sounds great. Here's the link to mine:
http://crackaspinebookreviews.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday-1-steel.html

YA Book Queen said...

Nice pick! I love the sound of this one, and that cover is so cute :)

Samita (Book Purring) said...

What a lovely cover! And looks good from the summary too :) From the cover and hat I would have thought it was about a French trip though haha no idea why!

My WoW

Jessica said...

Another new to me title. Sounds interesting!

Here's my WoW

Aimee said...

This this sounds great! Not my normal kind of book, but I will have to keep an eye out for it! My WoW is at Coffee Table Press

Karen said...

This sounds wonderful! I love the cover, too.

Jan von Harz said...

This one sounds so interesting. I love the setting and think it will be a great read. Good pick!

Tribute Books Mama said...

here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday_12.html

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

What a cute pick. I LOVE the cover. Makes me happy.

Bee said...

Italy.

YES.

Bere said...

Awww, this one sounds great. The cover is super pretty. Awesome pick, Kim. I'm going to add it to my wishlist =].