“Waiting” On Wednesday: Denton Little’s Deathdate

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

Denton Little's Deathdate - Lance RubinDenton Little’s Deathdate by Lance Rubin

Hardcover: 352 pages
Publication date: Aoril 14th, 2015
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Denton Little’s Deathdate takes place in a world exactly like our own except that everyone knows the day they will die. For 17-year-old Denton Little, that’s tomorrow, the day of his senior prom.

Despite his early deathdate, Denton has always wanted to live a normal life, but his final days are filled with dramatic firsts. First hangover. First sex. First love triangle (as the first sex seems to have happened not with his adoring girlfriend, but with his best friend’s hostile sister. Though he’s not totally sure. See: first hangover.) His anxiety builds when he discovers a strange purple rash making its way up his body. Is this what will kill him? And then a strange man shows up at his funeral, claiming to have known Denton’s long-deceased mother, and warning him to beware of suspicious government characters…. Suddenly Denton’s life is filled with mysterious questions and precious little time to find the answers.

Debut author Lance Rubin takes us on a fast, furious, and outrageously funny ride through the last hours of a teenager’s life as he searches for love, meaning, answers, and (just maybe) a way to live on.

Sometimes morbidity can bring out the strangest type of humour. Seriously, this sounds like a shenanigan and half! I love that this book has the potential to be absolutely hilarious and heartfelt all at once And how awesome is this cover!?

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: Denton Little’s Deathdate”

  1. This was my pick last week. Very excited! Should be interesting since everyone knows exactly when they will die.

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  2. This is on my TBR list as well and I’m really looking forward to reading this one. I completely agree about this book’s potential to be hilarious and heartwarming at the same time. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Would be pretty scary to know when you’re going to die though. I’d prefer not to, haha. Sounds great though, the book. Not the death date. 😉

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  4. I learned about this one for the first time a few weeks ago during another blogger’s WoW post. It sounds so good. I’m really looking forward to it.

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  5. This is the first I’m seeing this, but wow, it sounds so weet, funny and heartfelt at the same time. So many ‘firsts’ and all with a secret gov, rash, love and death looming over his head. Hope you enjoy!! 🙂

  6. I agree, I think this could be a really great book!
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  7. I saw this for the first time last week. It sounds really good. I hope you enjoy reading it.
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  8. I just saw this one last week, and I love the sound of it!! Gosh, I hope this is awesomeee. Great pick!

  9. I’ve never heard of this one but woooaaahhhh, sideways. Interesting… I hope you enjoy it when you read it, Cyn!!

    Have a fabulous week 🙂

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