December 21, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #10

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
Expected publication June 19th 2012

It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a monstrous version of their former self.

To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad. Six months ago, her world collapsed and since then, she’s failed to find a reason to keep going. Now seems like the perfect time to give up.

As Sloane eagerly waits for the barricades to fall, she’s forced to witness the apocalypse through the eyes of five people who actually want to live.
But as the days crawl by, the motivations for survival change in startling ways and soon the group’s fate is determined less and less by what’s happening outside and more and more by the unpredictable and violent bids for life—and death—inside.

When everything is gone, what do you hold on to?

Love the cover, so that's one reason. Not exactly the kind of book I mostly read, but I'm pretty sure I might like this one!

7 kommenttia :

Samual said...

Oh. Love the cover!!! The book sounds pretty good!!! Great choice!! Thank you for sharing it!!

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Sabrina Llave said...

This Is Not a Test looks so haunting and dramatic! I've never read a zombie YA novel before but I would love to read this one!

Petra said...

I've never read a book with zombies. I should change that :-)


Teddybrgrrl said...

I've heard of this one before and it sounds awesome! Great pick and happy holidays!

Here's my WoW!

Romi. said...

Sounds interesting!

Faye R said...

Oooh. It's not something I usually read but it actually sounds REALLY intriguing. great pick! Thanks for sharing! =]

Jay @ We Fancy Books said...

Ohh this is definitely new to me! Awesome pick!

My WoW picks here

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