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Book Review: Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

Title: Wing Jones Author: Katherine Webber
Series: n/a
Pages:  384
Publisher: Walker Books
Date of Publication: 5th January, 2017
Source: Gifted
Synopsis from Goodreads:Jandy Nelson meets Friday Night Lights: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants.

My Thoughts:
I really liked Wing, and she was very relatable.  Her perception of fitting in and not belonging anywhere due to her dual heritage was portrayed realistically, and I enjoyed seeing her grow in confidence throughout the book.  Her conflicting feelings of first grief and sadness, then anger and frustration at Marcus and the accident were written sensitively and very honestly which was refre…