This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine. “Waiting on Wednesday” spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating.
Title: Cure For The Common Universe
Author: Christian McKay Heidicker
Publication Date: June 14, 2016
Synopsis from Goodreads:
Sixteen-year-old Jaxon is being committed to video game rehab . . .
Ten minutes after he met a girl. A living, breathing girl named
Serena, who not only laughed at his jokes but actually kinda sorta
seemed excited when she agreed to go out with him.
Jaxon’s first date. Ever.
In rehab, he can’t blast his way through galaxies to reach her. He
can’t slash through armies to kiss her sweet lips. Instead, he has
just four days to earn one million points by learning real-life
skills. And he’ll do whatever it takes—lie, cheat, steal, even learn
how to cross-stitch—in order to make it to his date.
If all else fails, Jaxon will have to bare his soul to the other teens
in treatment, confront his mother’s absence, and maybe admit that it’s
more than video games that stand in the way of a real connection.
Prepare to be cured.
Ahhhh! I can’t wait to read this one! I’m such a huge fan of video games and I haven’t really read a book with a character(s) interested in video games. I’m so ecstatic for something new and refreshing! And besides, who could resist that cover?