15 August 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday is an event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight a soon-to-be-released book that you are very much anticipating. "Waiting On" Wednesday will also give bloggers an opportunity to share ideas for our TBR lists.


Title: Blind Spot
Author: Laura Ellen
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books, 336 Pages (October 23rd, 2012)
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Synopsis: There’s none so blind as they that won’t see.

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s body floated to the surface of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. The night Roz Hart had a fight with her. The night Roz can’t remember. Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to assembling fragments to make sense of the world around her. But this time it’s her memory that needs piecing together—to clear her name . . . to find a murderer.

This unflinchingly emotional novel is written in the powerful first-person voice of a legally blind teen who just wants to be like everyone else.

Title: Beta (Beta, #1)
Author: Rachel Cohn
Publisher: Disney Hyperion, 304 Pages (October 16th, 2012)
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Synopsis: In a world constructed to absolute perfection, imperfection is difficult to understand—and impossible to hide.

Elysia is a clone, created in a laboratory, born as a sixteen year old girl, an empty vessel with no life experience to draw from. She is a Beta, an experimental model of teenaged clone. She was replicated from another teenage girl, who had to die in order for Elysia to be created.

Elysia's purpose is to serve the inhabitants of Demesne, an island paradise for the wealthiest people on earth. Everything about Demesne is bioengineered for perfection. Even the air there induces a strange, euphoric high that only the island's workers—soulless clones like Elysia—are immune to.

At first, Elysia's new life on this island paradise is idyllic and pampered. But she soon sees that Demesne's human residents, the most privileged people in the world who should want for nothing, yearn. And, she comes to realize that beneath its flawless exterior, there is an undercurrent of discontent amongst Demesne's worker clones. She knows she is soulless and cannot feel and should not care—so why are overpowering sensations clouding Elysia's mind?

If anyone discovers that Elysia isn't the unfeeling clone she must pretend to be, she will suffer a fate too terrible to imagine. When Elysia's one chance at happiness is ripped away from her with breathtaking cruelty, emotions she's always had but never understood are unleashed. As rage, terror, and desire threaten to overwhelm her, Elysia must find the will to survive.

Title: A Fractured Light (A Beautiful Dark, #2)
Author: Jocelyn Davies
Publisher: HarperTeen, 352 Pages (September 25th, 2012)
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Synopsis: When she wakes up in unfamiliar surroundings, Skye knows something terrible has happened to her. But it's not until she hears Asher, the dark, rebellious angel she fell in love with, that the memories come flooding back. She tries to put the past behind her, but she knows she'll be forever haunted by the ruthless betrayal that almost took her life.

Skye returns home, but with the knowledge of who she really is, nothing can ever be the same. As she tests the limits of her newfound powers, Skye discovers that she's capable of far more than anyone could have imagined. Both the Order and the Rebellion want her for their side as war between the factions looms. She can't forget the terrifying truth she now knows about the Order, but something holds her back from embracing the Rebellion.

Here's another three books that I'm really looking forward to reading. When I was going through my list of books for various up and coming WoW's these three really stuck out to me for many reasons. I can't want to read each of these. Blind Spot looks amazing! So does Beta and then I'm really looking forward to seeing what happens in A Fractured Light. We were left off on such a cliffhanger in the first book - A Beautiful Dark - so this was, without a doubt a must read. Keep an eye out for reviews on all three of these sometime down the road. So, what are your opinions of these three titles? Who's with me in the excitement for these books?

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3 comments:

  1. I really want to know what happens next in A Fractured Light after the first book ended in such an evil cliffhanger! Blind Spot also looks really good too. Great WoW picks!

    Liz @ Midnight Bloom Reads

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  2. Ooh nice picks! Seeing these around lately!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. Blind Spot sounds interesting. I'll have to add it to my tbr. I also can't wait for A Fractured Light.
    Waiting For Wentworth

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