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Waiting on Wednesday - Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

I know it's been a bit since I've posted a WOW, I've had so many books on my TBR lately, I've been immersed in them! I'm so excited for this weeks WOW!

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine , that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Check them out for links to more blogs! :)

This week's pre-publication "can't wait to read" selection is...

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Publication Date: October 20th 2015
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

About the book...

This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet's AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it's clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she'd never speak to again.

Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.

What's your "waiting on" pick this week?


  1. Oh, I can't wait to read this either. I hope we'll both love it. Thanks for sharing and happy Wednesday! :)
    Here's my WoW

    1. Hi Petra! I am sure this one will be popular!

  2. Oh my god I cannot wait for this one! I've been hearing so much about it recently, and I saw an arc of it (which was amazing) so my excitement just continues to grow for its release!

    1. Your excitement is contagious! I cant wait until October! :)

  3. Holy cow. How have I not heard about this yet? Thanks for sharing!

    1. I'm not sure, but I'm glad you are excited for this one! I love alien books!!

  4. Wow - I've seen this cover around, but I never actually stopped to read the synopsis until now. It's exactly my cup of tea!! I never would have figured it was a sci-fi novel based on the cover. Thanks for sharing - this one is on my TBR now!

    --Kimberly @ Love YA Books

    1. Hi Kimberly! Thanks for checking out my WOW this week, I did not expect it to be a sci-fi until I read the summary either! :)

  5. Wow 2575? Well that sounds really good actually! Thanks for sharing!! :)

    Lipstick and Mocha

  6. Looking forward to this too! So much hype around it, I hope it lives up to my expectations.

  7. Ohh Great pick I know a lot of people got this book at bookcon but I haven't really heard anything about it yet. But it sure does look and sound utterly fantastic. Thank you for stopping by my blog. :)

    1. Katiria, this book was utterly enjoyable! I honestly didn't think I'd like it as much as I did, so glad I gave it a chance!


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