Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Me on Waiting on Wednesday (249)

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

Title: Riders
Author: Veronica Rossi
Release Date: February 16, 2015
Publisher: Tor Teen

From Goodreads:

For eighteen-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does.

Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can't remove. His death has brought to life his real destiny. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Over the coming weeks, he and the other horsemen--Conquest, Famine, and Death--are brought together by a beautiful but frustratingly secretive girl to help save humanity from an ancient evil on the emergence.

They fail.

Now--bound, bloodied, and drugged--Gideon is interrogated by the authorities about his role in a battle that has become an international incident. If he stands any chance of saving his friends and the girl he's fallen for--not to mention all of humankind--he needs to convince the skeptical government officials the world is in imminent danger.

But will anyone believe him?

I'm rather intrigued by this book. Especially by the part that says they fail their mission and Gideon is tortured. That means that happens fairly early on, right? Like, in the first quarter of the book? Interesting. Of course, if it doesn't happen until half/two-thirds of the way through, then it's a terrible summary that needs a spoiler warning.


  1. Yes! I'm dying to read this. Excellent pick. Thanks for sharing, and happy Wednesday! :)
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  2. I'm really looking forward to this book! I love Veronica Rossi and this just sounds really cool. Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  3. Every time I see that cover I want the book even more. I can't believe we still have to wait until February.

  4. I can't wait for this one either! Wishing I had been one of the lucky ones to get an ARC of it. Great pick!
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