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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (73)

"Waiting on Wednesday" is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. Here's what I'm waiting on this week:

The Pledge
by Kimberly Derting
To be released: November 15, 2011

Summary from Barnesandnoble.com:
"In the violent country of Ludania, the language you speak determines what class you are, and there are harsh punishments if you forget your place—looking a member of a higher class in the eye can result in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina (Charlie for short) can understand all languages, a dangerous ability she’s been hiding her whole life. Her only place of release is the drug-filled underground club scene, where people go to shake off the oppressive rules of the world they live in. There, she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy who speaks a language she’s never heard, and her secret is almost exposed. Through a series of violent upheavals, it becomes clear that Charlie herself is the key to forcing out the oppressive power structure of her kingdom…. "

I haven't read Kimberly Derting's other books, but this one sounds amazing. I love the whole linguist aspect to the story. Not to mention that it's a little bit dystopian, a little bit realistic, and a little bit fantasy. Sounds like the perfect combo, doesn't it?

What are you waiting on this week?


Natalie said...

I'm dying to read this one as well! It looks so so good!

Tiffany Drew said...

I can't wait to read this one either! It has all the things I love in a book. Oh I just noticed that it comes out on my birthday, I'll have to pass this info on to the hubby lol.

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Jaskirat@SeeitORreadit said...

I've heard a lot about this one. Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to check it out.

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Giselle said...

I'm really looking forward to this one as well it sounds great. Great pick!

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Jac said...

I MUST get this book!! It look so incredibly fabulous.

Robyn @ Robolobolyn's Universe said...

I've been counting the days for this one!

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Brittani said...

Great choice! I featured this a couple weeks ago. It looks really good. :)

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