Waiting on Wednesday: Hold Me Like a Breath by Tiffany Schmidt

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.  Its purpose is to spotlight eagerly-anticipated upcoming releases.

This week I’m eagerly awaiting:

Hold Me Like a Breath by Tiffany Schmidt

Expected Release Date: May 19, 2015

Penelope Landlow has grown up with the knowledge that almost anything can be bought or sold—including body parts. She’s the daughter of one of the three crime families that control the black market for organ transplants.

Penelope’s surrounded by all the suffocating privilege and protection her family can provide, but they can’t protect her from the autoimmune disorder that causes her to bruise so easily.

And in her family’s line of work no one can be safe forever.

All Penelope has ever wanted is freedom and independence. But when she’s caught in the crossfire as rival families scramble for prominence, she learns that her wishes come with casualties, that betrayal hurts worse than bruises, that love is a risk worth taking . . . and maybe she’s not as fragile as everyone thinks.

(summary via Goodreads)

Not only is the cover looking pretty good, but early buzz on this one has been overwhelmingly positive.  I’m interested in the exploration of privilege here, as well as the exploration of an illness that money can’t heal.  It looks like it should be a really interesting, thought-provoking read.

What are you waiting on this week?

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