"Waiting On" Wednesday #49: The Other Boy by M.G. Hennessey

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill At Breaking The Spine , that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating

What too participate? Grab the logo post your own WOW entry on your blog and leave your link below. 

Here Is My WOW  Pick For This Week:

 The Other Boy

By M.G. Hennessey

Publication Date: September 20th 2016 by HarperCollins 

A heartfelt and timely middle grade story about a transgender boy’s journey toward acceptance and empathy. Perfect for fans of George and Gracefully Grayson.

Twelve-year-old Shane Woods is just a regular boy. He loves pitching for his baseball team, working on his graphic novel, and hanging out with his best friend, Josh. But Shane is keeping something private, something that might make a difference to his teammates, to Josh, and to his new crush, Madeline. And when a classmate threatens to reveal his secret, Shane’s whole world comes crashing down. It will take a lot of courage for Shane to ignore the hate and show the world that he’s still the same boy he was before. And in the end, those who stand beside him may surprise everyone, including Shane.


I've haven't read a middle grade book for a couple of years now I have some middle grade books on my tbr list but I have not read them yet. But I've been dying too read a book like this one for a long time now. Because I am very intrigued and curious about the concept plus I have a really good feeling that I will absolutely love and enjoy books like The Other Boy. So I really do want too check this one out when it comes out!

What Is Your WOW Pick For This Week?


  1. Oh, I like the theme, very relevant to kids today, if a little controversial. I shall keep my eye out for your review of this one, it sounds like a very good book to know about if it's well written! Great pick.

    1. I know right! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.

  2. Interesting choice. I hope you enjoy it when it comes out.

    Grace @ Books of Love

    1. Thank you so much for stopping by my WOW pick Grace.

  3. Thank you so much for stopping by my WOW pick Renee.

  4. Sounds interesting!
    My wow

  5. I don't read a whole lot of middle grade, but this looks so endearing that I might just have to add it to my list. Great pick! :)

    Stop by my blog and check out my Wishful Wednesday's post.
    Suz @ Bookish Revelations

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