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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

"Waiting On" Wednesday- (26)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this event is to get bloggers to spotlight and share the books they are anticipating on coming out.

On my wishlist this Wednesday is: Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan


Description: What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you'd been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue?

Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth's collapse, the ship's crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader's efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don't know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them...

Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he's the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.

But when the Empyrean faces sudden attack by their assumed allies, they quickly find out that the enemies aren't all from the outside.

Glow is the most riveting series debut since The Hunger Games, and promises to thrill and challenge readers of all ages.


Release Date: September 27, 2011

8 comments:

Rubita said...

Me to me too me too! I saw this one on Amazon and went this is so going in my WoW post! Good choice. ;)

Kai @ Amaterasureads said...

This kind of reminds me of Across the Universe, but the story is more intriguing. Thanks for putting it on my radar! Great pick :)

Here are my WoW picks for this week

Brittany @ Nice Girls Read Books said...

I've seen this one pop up here and there! I think I'm going to have to give it a go when it comes out! Great pick!

See what I'm waiting on!

Anna said...

There's so many dystopian/futuristic saving the population books coming out. This one sounds pretty original. Will need to check it out.

Here's my WoW post, please check it out

Zakiya LadyWings said...

I love the cover! It sounds like an awesome book :). New follower! Happy Reading! My WoWs:

Butterfly Feet Walking on Life
For the L♥ve of Reading

-- Zakiya LadyWings

Tasha said...

I really like the sound of this one. Thanks for sharing. See what I'm waiting on here

Karis Jacobstein said...

I'm excited for this one too! Thanks for sharing!

http://yalitwit.blogspot.com/2011/04/www-and-waiting-on-wednesday-april-27th.html

Christina (Christinareadsya) said...

This one is also on my wishlist and sort of reminds me of Across the Universe by Beth Ravis. Did you read that one?

I really loved the cover and the idea of wanting something more (a YA protagonist not consumed by love! hooray! [unless the love triangle becomes all consuming]). Nice choice :).

Also, random, but my browser took forever to load your background but I'm glad it did. I really like the design you have here :).

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