Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday [#2]

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

The Pledge
Author: Kimberly Derting
Publication Date: November 15, 2011

In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. The smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their native tongue, results in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina has always been able to understand the languages of all classes, and she's spent her life trying to hide her secret. The only place she can really be free is the drug-fueled underground clubs where people go to shake off the oppressive rules of the world they live in. It's there that she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy named Max who speaks a language she's never heard before . . . and her secret is almost exposed. 

Charlie is intensely attracted to Max, even though she can't be sure where his real loyalties lie. As the emergency drills give way to real crisis and the violence escalates, it becomes clear that Charlie is the key to something much bigger: her country's only chance for freedom from the terrible power of a deadly regime.

This book looks really good to me. The story line sounds great. I discovered this book about 3 or so weeks ago and ever since I read what its supposed to be about I cant wait for it to come out. It also has a beautiful cover too! It may be mostly black but it definitely fits keeping a secret I think.


So what are you waiting on this week??

6 comments:

  1. Great choice! This book has been on my wish-list for awhile now. It does sound like it'll be a good book. Plus, I adore the cover. IT makes the book seem . . . mysterious. :D
    Here's my W.O.W. - http://happilyneverending.blogspot.com/2011/08/waiting-on-wednesday-10th-this-is-not.html

    x
    Sierra(:

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  2. This is one everyone is excited for. Just have to find the time to read it!

    Our WOW pick is at Book Sake.

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  3. AH! we picked this up on galleygrab and can't wait to read it!

    Our WoW

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  4. Great choice! Looks like this is going to be good! New follower!

    My WoW

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  5. this book is definitely going on my list right........now!

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  6. Nice choice! This book sounds amazing and from what I've heard Kimberly Derting is a great author as well! Can not wait till this book comes out. Soo many books and such little time :D

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