Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #32 - Unspoken and Inhuman

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Be sure to post a link to your Waiting on Wednesday below!

This week's pre-publication "We can't wait to read it!" selections are...

Release date: September 11, 2012
Published by: Random House Books for Young Readers

Kami Glass loves someone she's never met...a boy she's talked to in her head ever since she was born. She wasn't silent about her imaginary friend during her childhood, and is thus a bit of an outsider in her sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale. Still, Kami hasn't suffered too much from not fitting in. She has a best friend, runs the school newspaper, and is only occasionally caught talking to herself. Her life is in order, just the way she likes it, despite the voice in her head.
But all that changes when the Lynburns return.
The Lynburn family has owned the spectacular and sinister manor that overlooks Sorry-in-the-Vale for centuries. The mysterious twin sisters who abandoned their ancestral home a generation ago are back, along with their teenage sons, Jared and Ash, one of whom is eerily familiar to Kami. Kami is not one to shy away from the unknown--in fact, she's determined to find answers for all the questions Sorry-in-the-Vale is suddenly posing. Who is responsible for the bloody deeds in the depths of the woods? What is her own mother hiding? And now that her imaginary friend has become a real boy, does she still love him? Does she hate him? Can she trust him? (Summary from Goodreads)

OMG!! I can't wait. I read this as a NetGalley and loved it (check out my review!) Now I must go to the bookstore next week and buy it!!!

Author: Kat Falls
Release date: March 2013
Published by: Scholastic

America has been ravaged by a war that has left the eastern half of the country riddled with mutation. Many of the people there exhibit varying degrees of animal traits. Even the plantlife has gone feral.
Crossing from west to east is supposed to be forbidden, but sometimes it's necessary. Some enter the Savage Zone to provide humanitarian relief. Sixteen-year-old Lane's father goes there to retrieve lost artifacts--he is a Fetch. It's a dangerous life, but rewarding--until he's caught.
Desperate to save her father, Lane agrees to complete his latest job. That means leaving behind her life of comfort and risking life and limb--and her very DNA--in the Savage Zone. But she's not alone. In order to complete her objective, Lane strikes a deal with handsome, roguish Rafe. In exchange for his help as a guide, Lane is supposed to sneak him back west. But though Rafe doesn't exhibit any signs of "manimal" mutation, he's hardly civilized...and he may not be trustworthy. (Summary from Goodreads.)

I LOVE Kat Falls's Dark Life series SO much! They are so dang good and seriously original in a genre that is overwhelmed by repetition!! I can't wait for this one!!

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. I love the sound of Unspoken - a boy who lives in your head actually exists in real life!? Crazy!!

    But Inhuamn sounds amazing! I love these types of dystopian thrillers; definitely going on my TBR list!

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    1. You should try her Dark Life series while you are waiting for Inhuman! SO good!

  2. Inhuman sounds really good. Unspoken was on Netgalley, but I was declined :( Now I'm really waiting for it :)

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  3. Nice picks. Both books seem great. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Great picks! I'm especially looking forward to Unspoken, it sounds great!

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  5. Yes, I have been keeping my eye on Unspoken for what seems like months now, lol! The cover is amazing too!
    Great picks this week, thanks :)

  6. I just finished Unspoken, but I am right there with you on wanting Inhuman!! That one looks amazing! Thanks for sharing =)

  7. Those both sound great, but Inhuman looks AWESOME! This is the first I've heard about it, so thank you for introducing me to it.

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  8. Unspoken sounds really interesting. I love the silhouette styled cover.