“THE BEST COMING-OF-AGE NOVEL SINCE THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS.” –Les Morgenstein, Executive Producer of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies




« “Beautiful. . . Fans of Gayle Forman’s If I Stay (2009) and others will find hope and laughs amid tragedy.”
—Kirkus, starred review

« “A witty, clever, meaningful, kind of kooky life-sometimes-stinks-but-it’s-all-we-have tour de force.” –School Library Journal, starred review

“Wunder gracefully balances comedy and tragedy in this debut novel.” – Publishers Weekly

“An unforgettable read.
You will cry, you will laugh, you will love it.”
—Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have)

“The Probability of Miracles is a miracle itself—hilarious, wry, heartbreaking.”
—Sara Shepard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game

“I have to gush about this book.
It was bittersweet, beautiful, and inspiring.”
—5 out of 5 stars, BooksByTheirCover.blogspot.com

Razorbill and Alloy Entertainment present one of the best received novels of 2011. Sparkling new talent Wendy Wunder’s debut novel, THE PROBABILITY OF MIRACLES (On sale December 8, 2011 / 9781595143686 / $17.99 / Ages 14 Up), tells the story of an unforgettable seventeen-year-old cancer patient named Campbell Cooper who finds hope, humor, and the strength to live life fully in the face of death. Told in Wendy Wunder’s fresh, satirical voice, Cam’s story is a perfect marriage of unexpected humor and tear-jerking realism.

Wry, sarcastic, and practical-to-a-fault, Cam accepts her fate. But her kooky, fiercely-loving mother, a hula dancer at Disney World, does not. With Cam’s younger sister Perry in tow, they set off on a road trip from Orlando, Florida, to Promise, Maine, where it’s rumored that miracles happen. Cam is reluctant as ever to believe in the intangible, but when a mysterious envelope arrives containing a list of things for Cam to do before she dies, she finally opens her eyes to chasing a life well lived while she can.

THE PROBABILITY OF MIRACLES brings readers through sweeping romance, dream-chasing adventures, and the realization that each day must be lived to the fullest. Wunder reminds readers that the probability of miracles in everyday life is strong if only we look for it.

Wendy Wunder lives in Boston where she writes and teaches yoga. This is her first novel. And yes, Wendy Wunder is her real name. Find Wendy online at www.wendywunderbooks.com, www.facebook.com/wendywunderauthor, and www.twitter.com/wendywunder. Or visit the official website of The Probability of Miracles, www.probabilityofmiracles.com.

THE PROBABILITY OF MIRACLES
By Wendy Wunder
On sale December 8, 2011 / A Razorbill hardcover / 9781595143686 / $17.99 / Ages 14 Up / 368 pages




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2 comments on "A Book You Cannot Miss: THE PROBABILITY OF MIRACLES"

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  1. I just read and reviewed this book. It left me SPEECHLESS! SO incredibly good.

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  2. That sounds like a nice change from the vampire and faery books that are out now. I love my paranormals - but something new from time to time is needed. I will check it out.

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We would love to see what you have to say :)

Britta wrote:
December 9, 2011 at 3:42 AM

I just read and reviewed this book. It left me SPEECHLESS! SO incredibly good.


2 comments:

  1. I just read and reviewed this book. It left me SPEECHLESS! SO incredibly good.

    ReplyDelete
  2. That sounds like a nice change from the vampire and faery books that are out now. I love my paranormals - but something new from time to time is needed. I will check it out.

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

The Book Snoop wrote:
December 9, 2011 at 7:23 AM

That sounds like a nice change from the vampire and faery books that are out now. I love my paranormals - but something new from time to time is needed. I will check it out.


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Monday, August 29 @ 7pm

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Tuesday, August 30 @ 4pm

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Tuesday, August 30 @ 7pm

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Thursday, September 1 @ 7pm

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Rakestraw Books in Danville
Saturday, September 3 @ 9am TICKETED EVENT

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A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
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Saturday, September 3 @ 4:30pm

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY
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Saturday, September 3 @ 7pm

KIM ZARINS
The Avid Read in Davis
Sunday, September 11 @ 2pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Monday, September 12 @ 7pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, September 13 @ 4pm

CALLA DEVLIN
Books Inc. In San Francisco
Wednesday, September 14 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Books Inc. in San Francisco
Thursday, September 15 @ 7pm

TRACI CHEE
Book Launch for The Reader
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

JACQUELINE WOODSON
St. John's Presbyterian Church
in Berkeley
Tuesday, September 20 @ 7:30pm

KASIE WEST
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, September 23 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, September 26 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Tuesday, September 27 @7pm

LISA McMANN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

DAVID ARNOLD in conversation with JANDY NELSON

Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

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LEIGH BARDUGO

Linden Tree Books in Lost Altos
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm
(there are very specific rules for this event so please visit the link and check it out beforehand)

ANNE BISHOP
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

Kepler's hosted event at Redwood Shores Library
Wednesday, October 5 @ 7pm

RICHARD PECK
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Wednesday, October 5 @ 3pm

MICHAEL DI MARTINO in conversation with GENE LUEN YANG
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, October 10 @ 7pm

MARGARET STOHL
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, October 14 time TBA

KRISTEN CAST and P.C. CAST
Borderlands Books in San Francisco
Sunday, October 16 @ 3pm

MARIE LU
Mrs. Dalloway's North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30

MATTHEW KIRBY
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Tuesday, October 18 @ 7pm

MARIE LU

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, October 19 @ 7pm

JENNIFER NIVEN, BRENNA YAVANOFF, TERESA TOTEN and KATHLEEN GLASGOW
A Great Good Place For Books
Friday, October 21 @ 7pm

NYMBC Presents: KIERSTEN WHITE, ARWEN ELYS DAYTON & JESSICA CLUESS
Books Inc. Laurel Village in San Francisco
Tuesday, October 25 @ 7pm

NOVEMBER

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Hicklebee's in San Jose
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TARA SIM book launch for TIMEKEEPER

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Saturday, November 5 @ 5pm

GORDON JACK

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, November 9 @ 7pm

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