Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: Luminary

 Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine. It's a way to highlight the up-and-coming releases you're excited about.

Waiting On:
Title: Luminary
Author: Krista McGee
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: January 7th, 2014

Synopsis:
From GoodReads
She was an anomaly with a death sentence. Now she's free.

Thalli was scheduled for annihilation. She was considered an anomaly--able to experience emotions that should have been eradicated by genetic modification. The Scientists running the State couldn't allow her to bring undue chaos to their peaceful, ordered world. But seconds before her death, she is rescued.

Now Thalli is above ground in a world she thought was destroyed. A world where not even the air is safe to breathe. She and her three friends must journey across this unknown land, their destination a hidden civilization. It's their only chance of survival.

Broken and exhausted after an arduous journey, they arrive in New Hope, a town that survived the nuclear holocaust. When Thalli meets the people there--people actually "born" to "families"--her small world is blown wide open.

Soon after their arrival to New Hope, the town comes under attack. She has escaped imminent death, but now Thalli is thrust into a new fight--a fight to save her new home. Does she know enough about this world of emotions, this world of chaos, to save not only herself, but the people she has come to love?

Why I'm Looking Forward:

I loved Anomaly! It was an interesting twist to the dystopian books out there. It was fresh and kept me hooked. I can't wait to see how the Thalli story continues, especially after the last page of Anomaly.

What are you waiting on?

4 comments:

Holly Anne said...

Dystopian? Yes, please. The first book just came out last month so I guess I'll have to be buying that one this week. Awesome pick!

Holly @ Absorbing the Content

Olena P said...

I haven't heard of this one yet, but I love reading dystopian books. Will be checking out what this one is all about. Thanks for sharing.

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Kate said...

Holly Anne, Anomaly was such a fresh dystopian. If you get it, I hope you enjoy! Thanks for stopping by!

Kate said...

Olena, Anomaly just came out a few weeks ago and Luminary isn't far behind (thank goodness!). Happy to share! Thanks for stopping by.