Waiting on Wednesday: My Heart & Other Black Holes

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine in which we share a book that we are eagerly anticipating!

Publisher: HarperCollins / Balzer + BrayMy Heart & Other Black Holes

Author: Jasmine Warga

Release date: February 10, 2015

Synopsis from Goodreads:

     Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness.

There’s only one problem: she’s not sure she has the courage to do it alone. But once she discovers a website with a section called Suicide Partners, Aysel’s convinced she’s found her solution: a teen boy with the username FrozenRobot (aka Roman) who’s haunted by a family tragedy is looking for a partner.

Even though Aysel and Roman have nothing in common, they slowly start to fill in each other’s broken lives. But as their suicide pact becomes more concrete, Aysel begins to question whether she really wants to go through with it. Ultimately, she must choose between wanting to die or trying to convince Roman to live so they can discover the potential of their energy together. Except that Roman may not be so easy to convince.

Why I’m excited: First, that title. Second, nerds. Third, that summary. Wow. That sounds incredible. She must convince him “to live so they can discover the potential of their energy together” – how awesome does that sound? Yep. I want to read this. RIGHT NOW, please and thank you.

What are you excited about? 

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