Waiting on Wednesday #46

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine @ breakingthespine.blogspot.com where we book bloggers talk about a book that isn’t released yet that we are excited about.

My Pick this Week is………

downloadIlluminate by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Book 1 in the Illuminate Files

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Release Date: October 20th 2015

Summery from Goodreads:

This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet’s AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it’s clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she’d never speak to again.

Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.

Why I am Excited

I have read Amie Kaufman’s These Broken Stars and This Shattered Planet and she became an auto-buy author for me. I haven’t read anything by Jay Krisoff but hear that he is a great writer. I love how the story is going to be told through all different kinds of documents like emails and interviews. I have never read or heard of a book told like this and look forward to great writing, great characters, and a unique reading experience.

What are you waiting on?

Your’s in Rebellion,

The Reading Rebel

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