Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases you are eagerly anticipating.
Title: Between Shades of Gray
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Published by: Philomel
Release Date: May 22, 2011
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author’s family, includes a historical note.
I have heard a lot of great things about this book and I cannot wait to read it. It definitely sounds like a heart-wrenching, emotional read and describes events I can’t even imagine.
What about you – what books are you excited for?