Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Me on Waiting on Wednesday (75)

Waiting on Wednesday is a bunch of weekly fun hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. :)

Title: The Darkest Minds
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Release Date: December 18, 2012
Publisher: Disney Hyperion

From Goodreads:

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have been cursed with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control.

Now sixteen, Ruby has spent nearly half her life desperately trying to hide the fact that she’s outwitted the camp’s sorting system—that she isn’t powerless, or safe. She’s one of the dangerous ones… and everyone knows what happens to them.

When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. Now she’s on the run, desperate to find the one safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of teens who escaped their own camp, pursued along the way by terrifying bounty hunters. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close to him. Not after what happened to her parents.

When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Before the end, Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at a life worth living.

*sigh* Yet another book I'm waiting until December for. The nice thing about December is releases is they make good Christmas and birthday presents. Well, for me, at least. ;)

I read Alexandra's debut Brightly Woven, even though I don't read a lot of fantasy (like straight fantasy instead of urban fantasy), and I liked it. This second book of hers sounds more like my kind of book, so I'm really looking forward to it. And the cover is so awesome. :)


  1. I've never heard of this, but it sounds fantastic! I'm still not quite on this paranormal/urban fantasy train in books (not sure why!), but this one definitely has me interested. I can't believe we have to wait until December! Thank you for sharing, on my TBR now :)

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  2. When I saw this one for the first time I knew I'd have to check it out! I wish it was Adult, though. (But then, I always do)

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  3. This one is intriguing. I do enjoy the cover as well. I almost prefer covers that don't have people on them.

  4. Love the sound of this, it's definitely going on my wishlist!

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  5. Hmm I've never heard of this one before but it sounds really good! Great pick :)

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  6. This is the first time I came across this one. It sounds interesting. Great Pick!

  7. I want this book as well!

    Thanks for sharing,
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  8. this one sounds so amazing! I can't wait to read it. <3

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