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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (109)

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

Insignia
by S.J. Kincaid
To be released: July 10, 2012

Summary from Barnes and Noble:
"More than anything, Tom Raines wants to be important, though his shadowy life is anything but that. For years, Tom’s drifted from casino to casino with his unlucky gambler of a dad, gaming for their survival. Keeping a roof over their heads depends on a careful combination of skill, luck, con artistry, and staying invisible.

Then one day, Tom stops being invisible. Someone’s been watching his virtual-reality prowess, and he’s offered the incredible—a place at the Pentagonal Spire, an elite military academy. There, Tom’s instincts for combat will be put to the test and if he passes, he’ll become a member of the Intrasolar Forces, helping to lead his country to victory in World War III. Finally, he’ll be someone important: a superhuman war machine with the tech skills that every virtual-reality warrior dreams of. Life at the Spire holds everything that Tom’s always wanted—friends, the possibility of a girlfriend, and a life where his every action matters—but what will it cost him?"

This sounds like such a fun techie/sci fi/mystery book! I could really use one of these right about now. I'll definitely be checking this one out.

What are you waiting on this week?

3 comments:

Vickie Ramage said...

The Government, Military style stories have been going around a lot lately! I wonder if this is because of Legend?

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Grace Fonseca said...

I happen to have an ARC of this one. THis one looks interesting.

Grace

Joie said...

I haven't heard of this book before but it sounds good! I'll have to check it out when it's released!

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