Can’t Wait Wednesday – THE EXTRAORDINARIES by TJ Klune
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about. It is a meme that I have loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.
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My selection for this week is THE EXTRAORDINARIES by TJ Klune. I’ve always heard good things about TJ Klune’s books so he has been on my list of authors to try for a while now. I just mentioned in my goals post earlier this week that reading one of Klune’s books was a priority for me in 2020 so I was thrilled to then find out he’s actually has his YA debut coming out this year. It sounds great too. I was sold as soon as I saw the Fangirl meets Renegades comparison.
THE EXTRAORDINARIES by TJ Klune
Publication Date: May 5, 2020
Some people are extraordinary. Some are just extra. TJ Klune’s YA debut, The Extraordinaries, is a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves.
Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom is a superpower, right?
After a chance encounter with Shadow Star, Nova City’s mightiest hero (and Nick’s biggest crush), Nick sets out to make himself extraordinary. And he’ll do it with or without the reluctant help of Seth Gray, Nick’s best friend (and maybe the love of his life).
Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl meets Marissa Meyer’s Renegades in TJ Klune’s YA debut.
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I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me your link in the comments below and I’ll stop by and check out your CWW selection for this week. 🙂
That’s a wonderful coincidence! You were clearly meant to read this one, Suzanne:)). I hope you thoroughly enjoy it.
Right? I was thinking the same thing.
I haven’t read this author yet, either, but this story sounds cute!
Doesn’t it? I hope it’s as fun as it sounds.
I’ve yet to read anything by Kline even though the Wolfsong series has been on my TBR for quite a while. I love the nod to fandoms in this one. It sounds fun!
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It really does sound fun, doesn’t it?
Oh yes, I really want to read Klune this year as well. This sounds so good!
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Doesn’t it? I really hope it’s as fun as it sounds.
This sounds like so much fun! I hope you love it. 🙂
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I haven’t come acrssthis before and it sounds really.good!
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I think it’s going to be a fun read. 🙂
This sounds like a good read and I hope you enjoy it!
I hope it’s worth the wait for you!!
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Thanks, I hope so too. 🙂
I am not familiar with the author, but the premise sounds really promising. Hope you love it, when you read it
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Oh hello, I am loving this — especially the inclusion of fandom. Also you’re right *that* comparison does get your attention!
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Right? I just love books that feature fandom life.
This sounds kind of awesome. I love Rainbow Rowell, so I’m curious about the comparison.
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Suzanne! I’m so excited! I get teased for pushing this author so hard, especially over the last few years, but he really is a fantastic writer. I hope you love him as much as I do.
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Thanks Wendy! I hope so too. 🙂
That blurb seems so promising! And I love TJ Klune!
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I’m glad to hear that. I’m so excited to try his books this year.