Waiting On Wednesday ~ September 27th, 2017

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at
 
 
and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Beth's Choice*

(YABC Assistant Blog Manager)

 

Ash Princess (Laura Sebastian)

Author: Laura Sebastian

Book: Hardcover, 352 pages

Expected publication: April 24th, 2018

Publisher: Razorbill

 

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Queen of Flame and Fury, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser and his court as the ridiculed “Ash Princess.” Pretending to be empty-headed and naive when she's not enduring brutal whippings, she pushes down all other thoughts but one: Keep the Kaiser happy and he will keep you safe.

When the Kaiser forces her to execute her last hope of rescue, Theo can't keep her feelings and memories pushed down any longer. She vows revenge, throwing herself into a plot to seduce and murder the Kaiser's warrior son with the help of a group of magically gifted and volatile rebels. But Theo doesn't expect to develop feelings for the Prinz. Or for her rebel allies to challenge her friendship with the one person who's been kind to her throughout the last hopeless decade: her heart's sister, Cress.

Cornered into impossible choices and unable to trust even those who are on her side, Theo will have to decide how far she's willing to go to save her people and how much of herself she's willing to sacrifice to become queen. 

 

 

 

The Unfortunates (Kim Liggett)

Author: Kim Liggett

Book: Hardcover, 224 pages

Expected publication: July 10th, 2018

Publisher: Tor Teen

When seventeen-year-old senator's son Grant Tavish is involved in a fatal accident, all he wants to do is face the consequences of what he's done, but the consequences never come, even if headlines of "affluenza" do. The truth soon becomes clear: Due to his father's connections, not only will Grant not be held accountable for his actions, he's going to get away with murder.

When a long Tavish tradition approaches, a cave excursion on the Appalachian trail, Grant seizes the opportunity to take justice into his own hands by staging an accident and never coming back. But before he has a chance to enact his plans, the cave system collapses, trapping him miles beneath the surface with four other teens from much less fortunate circumstances. As they struggle to survive, they share their innermost secrets and fears, and just when it seems they might be on track to finding a way out, they realize there's something else down there.

And it's hunting them.

 

 

 

*CJ's Choice*

(YABC Owner) 

 

A Messy Beautiful Life (Sara Jade Alan)

Author: Sara Jade Alan

Book: Hardcover, 220 pages

Expected publication: October 2nd, 2017

Publisher: Entangled Teen

 

Life is funny sometimes. 

And not always the ha, ha kind. Like that one time where a hot guy tried to kiss me and I fell. Down. Hard. And then found out I had cancer. 

I’m trying to be strong for my friends and my mom. 

And I’m trying so hard to be “just friends” with that hot guy, even though he seems to want so much more. But I won’t do that to him. He’s been through this before with his family, and I’m not going to let him watch me die. 

So, I tell myself: Smile Ellie. Be funny Ellie. Don’t cry Ellie, because once I start, I might not stop. 

 

 

 

 

*Bethany W's Choice*

(YABC Indie Staff Reviewer)

 

Renegades (Marissa Meyer)

Author: Marissa Meyer

Book: Hardcover, 576 pages

Expected publication: November 7th, 2017

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

 

From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marissa Meyer, comes a high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal.

Secret Identities.
Extraordinary Powers.
She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew.

Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice—and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.

 

 

 

 

 

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Carina Olsen on Thursday, 28 September 2017 18:11

All of these books looks so so awesome And ugh, I'm simply dying for Renegades. Been waiting sososo long already. Happy reading you all

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All of these books looks so so awesome :D And ugh, I'm simply dying for Renegades. Been waiting sososo long already. Happy reading you all :)

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