Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.
Title: When Life Gives You Demons
Author: Jennifer Honeybourn
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Publication Date: July 17, 2018
Sixteen-year-old Shelby Black has spent the past year training to be an exorcist. Her great-uncle Roy—a Catholic priest and Shelby’s guardian—believes she has a gift for expelling demons, and he’s put her through exorcist boot camp hell, but he still doesn’t trust her to do an exorcism on her own.
High school is hard enough without having to explain that you fight demons for a living, so Shelby keeps her extracurricular activity quiet, especially from Spencer, her cute math tutor. Secrets run in Shelby’s family, though: her mother has been missing ever since an exorcism went horribly wrong, and Uncle Roy is tight-lipped about it. But Shelby’s hell-bent on finding her mom, no matter what—even if what it ends up costing her her soul AND a date with Spencer.
Why am I excited?
This sounds like the YA version of Supernatural meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer and I am totally here for it! What I’m taking away from the cover is that there is definitely going to be some humour involved here. Especially considering the titles is a twist on “when life gives you lemons”. I’m hoping for a badass female protagonist, some romance, and a whole lot of demons!
Have you heard of this? Are you a Supernatural or Buffy fan? Let me know in the comments!