Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (19)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where bloggers like me get to gush about what makes their hands all grabby.

Publication: February 26th by Random House Books for Young Readers
You or your Alt? Only one will survive.

The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate—a twin raised by another family—and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage—life.

Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down and kill her Alt. But then a tragic misstep shakes West’s confidence. Stricken with grief and guilt, she’s no longer certain that she’s the best version of herself, the version worthy of a future. If she is to have any chance of winning, she must stop running not only from her Alt, but also from love . . . though both have the power to destroy her.

Elsie Chapman's suspenseful YA debut weaves unexpected romance into a novel full of fast-paced action and thought-provoking philosophy. When the story ends, discussions will begin about this future society where every adult is a murderer and every child knows there is another out there who just might be better.

I cannot tell you guys how long I've been waiting for this book to come out.  Too long, I say!  Too long!  The premise for it sounds amazing!  Just imagine that there is someone at this exact moment out there who looks exactly like you and is HUNTING YOU DOWN.  I don't know about you, but I might go full-out hysterical.  Plus, this book says it's got fast-paced action.  I'm sold.

So what are you waiting on this fine Wednesday?


  1. My blogmate is reading this now, just read it or is on deck for her [I apparently didn't pay much attention, shh don't tell!!] Glad to see it on someone's list :)
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  2. I've been looking forward to Dualed for what seems like forever. Not to long to go until its out now!!

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  3. I'm so excited for Dualed! The concept sounds awesome, although I am definitely pleased I don't live in that world! Super creepy. Great pick!

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  4. Dualed sounds really good! It has been on my TBR list ever since I heard of it. Great pick!
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  5. I actually read this one a few weeks ago, and unfortunately it wasn't quite for me. :( But there are a couple people who have really loved it so I hope you're one of them!!

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  6. My goodness that does sounds like an interesting book. Great pick and Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

  7. Hehe, I've been excited for this book for WAY too long, too. I've heard mixed things already, but I'm still stoked to read this! Great pick. :D

  8. Seems like everyone is excited for this one! I'll have to add it to my TBR. It looks amazing! Can't believe I haven't heard much about it. Great pick Millie <3


  9. Great pick! I have been excited for this book for what has felt like a really long time too! It definitely sounds amazing and I have heard so many great things about it as well.

  10. I already have this one on my to-read list and I can't wait to get my hands on it. I requested it from NetGalley but I didn't get it so I'll have to wait a while longer to read it. Great pick!
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