Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Sisterhood Everlasting (Traveling Pants #5) by Ann Brashares

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to highlight upcoming releases we're anxiously awaiting!

Coming June 14, 2011!

Sisterhood Everlasting (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants #5) by Ann Brashares

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Brashares comes the welcome return of the characters whose friendship became a touchstone for a generation. Now Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget have grown up, starting their lives on their own. And though the jeans they shared are long gone, the sisterhood is everlasting.

Despite having jobs and men that they love, each knows that something is missing: the closeness that once sustained them. Carmen is a successful actress in New York, engaged to be married, but misses her friends. Lena finds solace in her art, teaching in Rhode Island, but still thinks of Kostos and the road she didn’t take. Bridget lives with her longtime boyfriend, Eric, in San Francisco, and though a part of her wants to settle down, a bigger part can’t seem to shed her old restlessness.

Then Tibby reaches out to bridge the distance, sending the others plane tickets for a reunion that they all breathlessly await. And indeed, it will change their lives forever—but in ways that none of them could ever have expected.

As moving and life-changing as an encounter with long-lost best friends, Sisterhood Everlasting is a powerful story about growing up, losing your way, and finding the courage to create a new one.

I only discovered this weekend that there's going to be a fifth book! I loved the Traveling Pants series when I was in high school, and it will be like catching up with an old friend. It's always exciting to discover one of your favorite series is going to have another installment when you weren't expecting one =)

Are you a fan of the Sisterhood? Did you know about the fifth book? What upcoming release are you most excited for this week?


I Eat Words said...

OMG I didn't know there was going to be a 5th one! So exciting! :D


Lisa (Lisa's World of Books) said...

I had no idea there was a 5th book! Wow! Thanks!

Here is my pick this week.

Karen said...

How had I not heard of this yet?! Totally excited, thanks for the heads up!

Sally said...

I had no idea there was going to be a 5th book unitl a few weeks ago and now I am so happy!

Anonymous said...

Uhm, don't hit me....but I never read this series. I haven't seen the movie either! Should I? How amazing is it?

Casey (The Bookish Type) said...

Lindsi -- Gasp! You're definitely missing out! It was a must-read in high school =) The movies suck, of course. Sigh.

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