July 20, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (16).

Waiting On Wednesday is from Jill, at Breaking the Spine.

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.
Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking relationship. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped.

Not really a fan of the whole book-is-a-letter thing, but Daniel Handler (aka LEMONY SNICKET) is awesome, so I'm expecting this to be a good one.


  1. What a great WoW, the more I hear about this book the more I like it! :)

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
    Check Out My WoW!

  2. I can't wait to dive into this one! David is hilarious in person (example: his inscription when he signed this book for me "I wrote this." LOL), so I'm expecting this one to be a little funny in spite of the title. Great pick!

  3. This is the first time I've heard of this book and it sounds really good! Great choice. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  4. Oh my God, this is written by THE Lemony Snicket? I had no idea! Sold. I am so reading this. Great pick, I can't wait! :P

  5. Lemony Snicket! This sounds great :D

  6. I've been seeing this book around! I wonder how the book is going to actually be like! :)

    My WoW.

    Mary (mfay2) @ Anxirium

  7. Sounds very awesome. Can't wait for this one.


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