"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
by Lauren DeStefano
March 22nd 2011
What if you knew exactly when you would die?The cover is plain gorgeous and the description sounds very enthralling! I so can't wait for Lauren DeStefano's debut novel.
Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out.
When sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery is taken by the Gatherers to become a bride, she enters a world of wealth and privilege. Despite her husband Linden's genuine love for her, and a tenuous trust among her sister wives, Rhine has one purpose: to escape—to find her twin brother and go home.
But Rhine has more to contend with than losing her freedom. Linden's eccentric father is bent on finding an antidote to the genetic virus that is getting closer to taking his son, even if it means collecting corpses in order to test his experiments. With the help of Gabriel, a servant Rhine is growing dangerously attracted to, Rhine attempts to break free, in the limted time she has left
Also, while you're here and Lynossa's exploring the streets of Vietnam with her map and violet backpack (let's wish she hasn't started singing "Lyno, Lyno the explorer" yet) you may also check out the random happenings in teh blog for the past week. :)
Reviews: Show us some love? :D
Evermore by Alyson Noel (Kay-c)
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (Kay-c)
(ARC) Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton (Mithee)
The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud (Lynossa)
Sweet Venom Cover Reveal + Bookmarks Giveaway US/Int. Ends Feb. 22
About recent development and where I will be in the next few days [where Lyn blabs about the recent blogging issues and her super exciting trip to Vietnam (with her map and violet backpack!)]
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