Waiting on Wednesday 9.12.12

September 12, 2012 Fun Stuff 6


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Title: The Other Normals
Author: Ned Vizzini
Release Date: September 25, 2012
Publisher: Harper Collins/Balzer + Bray

Summary: Given the chance, fifteen-year-old Peregrine “Perry” Eckert would dedicate every waking moment to Creatures & Caverns, an epic role-playing game rich with magical creatures, spell casting, and deadly weapons. The world of C&C is where he feels most comfortable in his own skin, so when his parents ship him off to summer camp Perry is sure he’s in for the worst summer of his life.

Everything changes, however, when Perry gets to camp and stumbles into the World of the Other Normals. Perry’s new otherworldly friends need his help to save their princess and prevent mass violence. As they embark on their quest together, Perry realizes that his nerdy childhood has uniquely prepared him to be a great warrior in this world, and maybe even a hero.

Bestselling author Ned Vizzini delivers a compulsively readable and wildly original story about the winding and often hilarious path to manhood.


6 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday 9.12.12”

  1. Jessica

    Hmm I’ve never heard of this one before but it definitely sounds like an interesting read! Great pick 🙂

    Here’s my WoW!

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