Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #41

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine :)

Marie Lu
November 29th 2011

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.

Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.

Not only does this book look awesome, it will be. Hello, a YA retelling of Les freaking Miserables?! Hell yeah! How amazing it this book gonna be! :D

What are you waiting for?


  1. Definitely excited for this one, too! I'd never heard before that it was a retelling of Les Mis---that makes it even more exciting! :)

  2. This one sounds great! thank-you for sharing.

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  3. Nonstop action, suspense and romance...definitely my kind of book! Great pick!

  4. I have been waiting for this forever! Thought it would just be an amazing story, but did not realize it was a retelling of Les Miserables. Nice!

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  5. I got this one a couple of weeks ago, and I LOVE the cover! Plus it's got alternating font + colors inside for the alternating POV's! :)

  6. Yes, so yes! I hadn't heard of this one before yesterday, but it seems like it's gonna be the next "it" book in Dystopia.

  7. We're waiting on this one too!

  8. That sounds very interesting! THanks for sharing!

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  9. I've got this one on my shelf waiting to be reviewed. It's very difficult not to pick it up and read it now instead of my closer pub date books. Great choice!

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  10. This is for sure one book that I would buy. Can't wait!

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