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Wayward Son

(Simon Snow #2)

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4.62  ·  Rating details ·  585 ratings  ·  381 reviews
The story is supposed to be over.

Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after…

So why can’t Simon Snow get off the couch?

What he needs, according to his best friend, is a change of scenery. He just needs to see himself in a new light…

That’s how Si
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Paperback, 416 pages
Expected publication: March 5th 2020 by Macmillan Children's Books (first published September 24th 2019)
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Katytastic
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
6/3/18 - HOLY FORKING SHIRTBALLS THIS IS THE ONLY THING I'MMA TALK ABOUT FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS (AND THEN I'M JUST GONNA KEEP TALKING ABOUT IT, BUT LOUDER AND IN MORE DETAIL)

3/15/19 - WE HAVE A COVER! AND IT IS BEAUTIFUL! i made a video reacting to the cover/synopsis and sharing some of my theories if you wanna watch it! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2A7B...
Chaima ✨ شيماء
I have 99 problems, and the fact that this book already has multiple GORGEOUS covers is all of them!!!

ALSO THIS IS COMING OUT IN 2019 INSTEAD OF 2020. MISS ROWELL SAID I'M GONNA GIVE THE GAYS EVERYTHING THEY ASKED FOR

On a slightly unrelated but equally important note, Baz’s floral Gucci suit look™ is 100% inspired by Harry Styles, you can’t look me in the eyes and say otherwise!
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Kai
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: queer
MORE SIMON AND BAZ, I REPEAT MORE SIMON AND BAZ
Elise (TheBookishActress)
acknowledge Simon as bi or pay me $10,000
Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
HOLY MOLY!!!

ARE YOU AUTHORS TRYING TO KILL ME???!!!
First there's going to be a 3rd SoC book and now THIS!??!!??

I'm having a heart attack right here!!!
I love Simon and Baz!!! I FREAKING LOVE THEM!!!!
If this is true I'm going to die!!! <333

OH JEEZ!!!
My heart can't take this anymore!!!!

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P.S: Am I the only one who thinks about Kansas' "Carry on Wayward Son".

"Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no m
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Sabrina
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
FUCKING SHIT I JUST HAD A HEART ATRACK




My SPN fandom heart is extremely happy with this title



2019? Better than 2020, I know that the year is almost over already, but still...





Simon and Baz look SO GOOD in this cover


My babies are coming back to me!
Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰
UPDATE: this fucking cover is everything i have ever wanted and my lil gay heart cannot cope.

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we have the new doomsday date: we all gonna die™ sometime in 2020.
- this gives you enough preparation to fully appreciate that our gay bois will be once again returning.
- this also gives goodreads sufficient amount of time to update their rating scale to 10 stars.


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Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen)
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as anticipated-releases  ·  review of another edition
Why is Baz wearing a carpet
chan ☆
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
my sexuality: being attracted to all women and (1) floral suit wearing rat sucker
- ̗̀ DANY  ̖́- (danyreads)
i woke up and saw this on instagram as soon as i opened the app and i'm not gonna lie i thought i was dreaming???

wake me up when it's 2020
enqi ☁️✨ kell maresh lovesite
i really didn't mean to attack anyone but THIS COMES OUT IN TEN DAYS. WHAT THE HELL. also i feel sincerely sorry for all my friends because this is the only thing i'll be talking about for the next year
Iris
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Guys. GUYS. GAYWARD SON. Okay I'm sorry I'll show myself out now.

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As if I didn't have a hard enough time not getting this song stuck in my head EVERY SINGLE TIME I saw the words Carry On. Of course they just HAD to name the next one Wayward Son, which is even harder.

But whatever, I'm thrilled we're getting a new one... I was never quite satisfied with the way Carry On ended. And also just more of Simon and Baz.

*Walks away grinning and humming Carry On My Wayward Son*
Grace (BURTSBOOKS)
HOLY SHIT HOLY SHIT HOLY SHIT HOLY SHIT HOLY SHIT I DIDN'T WANT TO GET MY HOPES UP AND WISH FOR THIS SEQUEL AND NOW ITS HAPPENING AND THE ART IS PERFECT AND HOLY SHIT
Prince Charming Doesn't Exist - Faebriar
"The story is supposed to be over."

The story is not supposed to be over how dare you !!!

- - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - -- - - - -- - - - - - - - -
Baz: buckle down to pass college or you'll end up at McDonald's

Simon: we'll go to McDonald's if i don't pass college?!

Baz *cracking up*: NO!!
Isabel
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as anticipated-releases  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: physical-copy
I hate the cover. Brb I am going to cry.

13/3/2019
Cover reveal this week...
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7/11/2018
OMG OMG OMG
KEEP CALM!!

WAYWARD SON HAS BEEN MOVED UP TO 2019!!!

14/10/2018
Rowell finished the first draft and she released a teaser and I'm like ASDFGHJKL

23/7/2018
Is it 2020 already? No? *cries*

3/6/2018
I am:
a) dying
b) crying
c) ready to sell my organs for this book
d) all of the above and more

Honestly, this is a blessing. Carry On is one of my favorite books so to know that we're going to get more Baz and Simon and
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Kiki
Jul 18, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
WHAT IS THIS

WHAT IS

THIS

OH MY GOD OH MY

HELP
Camile Souza (This Chamber of Books)
EXCUSE ME THE COVER AND SYNOPSIS FOR MY MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR ARE OUT

DON'T WORRY I'M OKAY. I'M FINE. I'M ABSOLUTELY CHILL.

me when this book comes out
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I'm so excited I can't even
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Maria
Jul 30, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
FUCKING SIMON SNOW AND TYRANNUS BASILTON GRIMM PITCH AGAIN FUCKING MAGIC AGAIN FUCKING EVERYTHING AGAIN AND WHERE THE FUCK IS 2019??? CARRY ON MY WAYWARD SOOOOOON
Devika ➶ Fangirl of Seelie Court
SOMEBODY GIVE ME A TIME MACHINE BECAUSE I NEED THIS NOW THANKS
Tara ☽
Mar 18, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Edit 30/05/19: THE COVER HAS CHANGED AGAIN AND IT'S EVEN MORE VIBRANTLY BEAUTIFUL.

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This cover looks like a Supernatural TV poster redrawn with crayons and tbh I adore it
delaney
Feb 09, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition

WE HAVE A DATE.


WE HAVE A COVER.

Baz looking hella gay and hella fine with the golden sun behind him like he's Jesus holy wow. And Simon wow in that leather jacket damn.


OMG ROAD TRIP.

ambsreads
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
that is 100% harry styles on the cover you can’t change my mind
sofia (sam willows)
CARRY ON IS GETTING A SEQUEL. I REPEAT. CARRY ON IS GETTING A SEQUEL

i’m 100% here for baz being a mini harry styles
N (they/them)
WE HAVE A RELEASE DATE
I REPEAT
WE HAVE A RELEASE DATE
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
SEPTEMBER 24th 2019
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DID YOU HEAR THAT THE RELEASE DATE FOR THIS WAS PUSHED UP??? BECAUSE IT'S COMING OUT IN 2019 AND IM SLOWLY DYING
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I need this. Why is it not 2020 yet??
ash | emeraldbookowl
I'M CRYING JUST THINKING THAT THIS BOOK RELEASES NEXT MONTH
kath ♡
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
WAIT
WHAT

IS IT 2020 YET
Mirta (secretlifeofapotterheadgirl)
August 2019:
I’m the only one worried that this won’t live the expectations or is only my pre-release worrying madness?!
Why there aren’t arcs of this book?! 😭
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COVER REVEAL: WE HAVE A COVER AND A SYNOPSIS!
I don’t know yet if I like the cover or not but is a road trip book!
A ROAD TRIP BOOK!
And this is the most contemporary book I actually can read 🤷🏻♀
And yes, I know is a fantasy 🤷🏻♀

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13 FEBRUARY: guys, we have a date
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2019 I’M SOBBING
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OMG OMG OMG OMG
WE ALL WA
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Fatma
THIS COVER IS SO DAMN BEAUTIFUL i think i opened this photo on 5 separate occasions today just to remind myself how BEAUTIFUL IT IS. BAZ'S FACE ???? THE HAIR ???? THE COLOURS ???? SIMON !!!! I LOVE IT ALL SO MUCH AND I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS GLORIOUS BOOK

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HELLO RAINBOW JUST POSTED THIS LINE FROM WAYWARD SON TO HER TWITTER

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UPDATE: I STILL CANT WRAP MY MIND AROUND THE FACT THAT THIS IS A THING
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Brooke H (Semi-Hiatus due to College)
Wouldn’t it be great if Rowell used memes and vines as spells in this one?? 😂😂

EDIT: also, wouldn’t it be awesome if Rowell kept it all going for the whole song; “CARRY ON my WAYWARD SOOOOOOOON, there’ll be peace when you are doooooone. Lay your weary head to reeeeest, don’t you cry no more!” 🤣🤣
nova ryder ☼
Jun 03, 2018 marked it as not-yet-published  ·  review of another edition
can I preorder this now or
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