Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday [#41]

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

Dearly, Beloved (Gone With The Respiration #2)
Author: Lia Habel
Expected Publication: September 25, 2012

Can the living coexist with the living dead?

That's the question that has New Victorian society fiercely divided ever since the mysterious plague known as "The Laz" hit the city of New London and turned thousands into walking corpses. But while some of these zombies are mindless monsters, hungry for human flesh, others can still think, speak, reason, and control their ravenous new appetites.

Just ask Nora Dearly, the young lady of means who was nearly kidnapped by a band of sinister zombies but valiantly rescued by a dashing young man . . . of the dead variety.

Nora and her savior, the young zombie soldier Bram Griswold, fell hopelessly in love. But others feel only fear and loathing for the reanimated dead. Now, as tensions grow between pro- and anti-zombie factions, battle lines are being drawn in the streets. And though Bram is no longer in the New Victorian army, he and his ex-commando zombie comrades are determined to help keep the peace. That means taking a dangerous stand between The Changed, a radical group of sentient zombies fighting for survival, and The Murder, a masked squad of urban guerrillas hellbent on destroying the living dead. But zombies aren't the only ones in danger: Their living allies are also in The Murder's crosshairs, and for one vengeful zealot, Nora Dearly is the number one target.

As paranoia, prejudice, and terrorist attacks threaten to plunge the city into full-scale war, Nora's scientist father and his team continue their desperate race to unlock the secrets of "The Laz" and find a cure. But their efforts may be doomed when a mysterious zombie appears bearing an entirely new strain of the virus-and the nation of New Victoria braces for a new wave of the apocalypse.

Lia Habel's spellbinding, suspenseful sequel to Dearly, Departed takes her imaginative mash-up of period romance, futuristic thriller, and zombie drama to a whole new level of innovative and irresistible storytelling.


EEEEPPPP! I am beyond excited for this! I loved Dearly, Departed so much and I cant wait to see where the story goes in this book! And my request for it on NetGalley just came in this morning!!!!! EPPPPPPPPPPPPP!!!!! :D :D :D Can you tell how excited I am for this?????

What are you waiting on this week? 

8 comments:

  1. I just got approved for this one on netgalley and I'm super stoked to start reading!! It looks so good :D great pick!!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration
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  2. I haven´t read the first book in the series but I read really good reviews.
    thanks for sharing.
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  3. AHHHHH!!!!! I haven't read the first book (I know, GASP!) but I'm going to read it like NOW because i just got this puppy from netgalley and it just sounds fantasimal! Great pick!
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  4. I haven't read the first book but I am going to! I just have to say the cover is so pretty, the girl is beautiful!

    -Sky
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  5. Sounds great and has zombies–which I've been wanting to read about.

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  6. Yay..excellent choice..i still cannot believe I am crushing on a zombie...LOL
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  7. This is a new series to me. Man, does it sound good!!! Great pick! I hope you get it and love it! :)

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature

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  8. Love the cover for this one! Plus, it sounds so good. I'll need to add book one of my Goodreads list.

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