Waiting on: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

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This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

Publication Date: September 17, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Publisher’s summary :

Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives up. Then she stumbles upon a warehouse party where she meets Vicky, a girl in a band who accepts her; Char, a cute, yet mysterious disc jockey; Pippa, a carefree spirit from England; and most importantly, a love for DJing.

Told in a refreshingly genuine and laugh-out-loud funny voice, This Song Will Save Your Life is an exuberant novel about identity, friendship, and the power of music to bring people together.

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Music + Humor? Sold. Everyone can relate to feeling like an outsider sometimes, and it sounds like Elise hits rock bottom.  I like that she finds people to connect with, and bonds over music. There’s not too many books featuring DJ’s either – how fun!

That cover is a knockout too – can’t wait for this pretty to hit shelves!


27 thoughts on “Waiting on: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

  1. This book definitely sounds interesting! I haven’t read any YA books that deal with music now that I think about it. I do have If I Stay and Where She Went sitting on my desk, but I haven’t picked either of them up yet. Yes! to the cover :). It’s quite awesome and funky! I hope you enjoy it when you get a chance to read it Lucy!

  2. Merin says:

    Yep, I’m looking forward to this one, too! I think the whole music aspect is why I loved Audrey, Wait! so much. 🙂

  3. Caro says:

    Yup, this sounds like an awesome combination. I’ll be keeping an eye out for that, thanks for sharing! =) My WoW

  4. I am so excited for this one, it’s probably my most anticipated read left to come out this year! 🙂

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

  5. Ooo this is probably the first book featuring DJing that I’ve seen. It sounds really good and I like the unique set up for it. Great pick!

  6. This one sounds so delightful! Thanks for sharing…and for visiting my blog.

  7. I’m So putting this on my list! Thank you! 🙂 Looks like just the kind of book I love!

  8. BermudaOnion says:

    That does sound great!

  9. That sounds really cool!

  10. Nina says:

    This is on my tbr too! I know what you mean by that! I have a great feeling this will be one of the best contemporaries!

    Nina @ The Book Confections

  11. Sandra says:

    Great choice! I can’t wait to read this. I love contemporaries.

  12. Lisa says:

    I’m super excited for this one. I love the DJ aspect too. I feel like it’s something that hasn’t been covered very much in YA. September isn’t so far away… kind of. Haha. (:

  13. This sounds great. I’m gonna go add it to goodreads. I like the music aspect and that it’s about djing. I haven’t read any books with that in it. And humor is always good. Is the cover supposed to spell LOVE in the pink letters?

    1. Lucy says:

      Yes! You are so right 🙂 Isn’t that cute?

  14. Janita says:

    Ungh every time I see this cover on a blog I stare at it for like five min. Awesome pick! I don’t read a lot of contemporary, so I think I’ll pick this up when it comes out and give it a go!

    1. Lucy says:

      Me too! Definitely a hardcover worthy book.

  15. This book looks pretty good. I think I’ll have to check it out. I’m a new follower via Bloglovin’

    My WoW

    Happy Reading!

  16. Nikki says:

    Wow, I love that cover! I don’t read contemporaries often, but this actually sounds like one I would really like. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW

  17. Kelley says:

    Yeah, this one sounds like a winner! I heard about it last week and it definitely caught my eye. Great pick. 🙂

  18. This one sounds awesome! Thank you so much for sharing. Adding to GR now.

    Toni @ My Book Addiction

  19. veganyanerds says:

    Yup, yup, yup! I am waiting on this, too!

  20. Kate says:

    Great choice, I will definitely read this when it comes out : )

    my WOW and international giveaway

  21. Sandra says:

    I have this book on my tbr and I can’t wait to read it! I loved her other book, Past Perfect. It was really good. Thanks for stopping by!

  22. Ooo! This is the first time I’ve saw the cover! So pretty! And this is one of my most anticipated books. I love Leila’s books so so much. Great choice, Lucy!

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