Blog Tour: The Wolves Are Waiting by Natasha Friend (Reading Journal!)

Posted March 23, 2022 by Kaity in Book Tours, Creative Post, Reading Journal / 1 Comment

Blog Tour: The Wolves Are Waiting by Natasha Friend (Reading Journal!)

Happy Wednesday and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for THE WOLVES ARE WAITING by Natasha Friend! I’m so excited because today I have my reading journal to share with you! This book is truly amazing and I’m so excited to for you to find out more about it!

Blog Tour: The Wolves Are Waiting by Natasha Friend (Reading Journal!)The Wolves Are Waiting by Natasha Friend
Published on March 22, 2022 by Little Brown Books for Young Readers
Genres: Contemporary, YA
Pages: 384
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From award-winning author Natasha Friend comes a compelling investigation of sexual harassment and the toxic and complicit structures of a small college town.
Before the night of the Frat Fair, 15-year-old Nora Melchionda's life could have been a Gen-Z John Hughes movie. She had a kind-of boyfriend, a spot on the field hockey team, good grades, and a circle of close friends. Of course there were bumps in the road: she and her lifelong BFF Cam were growing apart and her mother was trying to clone her into wearing sensible khakis instead of showy short skirts. But none of that mattered, because Nora always had her dad, Rhett Melchionda, on her side. Rhett was not only Nora’s hero, but as the Athletic Director of Faber College, he was idolized by everyone she knew.
Now, Nora would give anything to go back to that life. The life before whatever happened on the golf course.
She doesn’t want to talk about it—not that she could, because she doesn’t remember anything—and insists that whatever happened was nothing. Cam, though, tries to convince Nora to look for evidence and report the incident to the police. And then there’s Adam Xu, who found Nora on the golf course and saw her at her most vulnerable. She ignores it all, hoping it will all go away. But when your silence might hurt other people, hiding is no longer an option.
The Wolves Are Waiting begins in the aftermath of an attempted assault, but reaches farther than a story about one single night or one single incident. What Nora and her friends will uncover is a story that spans generations. But it doesn’t have to anymore.

About Natasha Friend

Natasha Friend is the author of young-adult novels The Wolves Are Waiting, How We Roll, The Other F-Word, Where You’ll Find Me, My Life in Black & White, and For Keeps, as well as middle- grade novels Perfect, Lush, and Bounce. Her books have won such awards as the Milkweed Prize for Children’s Literature, the Rhode Island Teen Book Award, the Isinglass Teen Read Award, and the Golden Sower Award; they have appeared on the YALSA Best Fiction List, Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, Junior Library Guild Selections, NYPL's Best Books for the Teen Age, and the Rainbow List. Natasha lives in Connecticut with her family. When she isn’t writing, she is reading, washing baseball pants, and wishing she was in a talent show.

What do you think about The Wolves Are Waiting? Have you added it to your tbr yet? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous day!

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