Waiting on Wednesday 11/22/17

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

Defy the Worlds by Claudia Gray (April 3, 2018 by Little Brown Books for Young Readers)

In honor of Sci-Fi November, I’m featuring sci-fi picks for my Waiting on Wednesday posts this month. Many titles on my list of highly anticipated science fiction will be released next spring, including a bunch in the Young Adult category. One of the ones I’m looking forward to the most is this sequel to Defy the Stars, written by Claudia Gray who has become one of my favorite YA authors. Note: Since the Little Brown edition doesn’t have a final cover yet, I’m using the one to the UK edition (which I like much better, anyway).

“Noemi Vidal has returned to her planet, Genesis, as an outsider. Ostracized for refusing to sacrifice Abel, the galaxy’s most advanced mechanical man, she dreams of traveling through the stars one more time. And when a deadly plague arrives on Genesis, Noemi gets her chance. As the only soldier to have ever left the planet, it will be up to her to save its people…if only she wasn’t flying right into a trap.

Abel, now fully aware of his soul and captaining his own ship, never thought he’d get to see Noemi again, not when the entire universe stands between them. But when his creator, Burton Mansfield, delivers news of Noemi’s capture, Abel must go to her, no matter the cost.

In a race against time, Abel and Noemi band together to stop Mansfield once and for all. The depraved scientist has engineered a way to achieve immortality, but that technology comes with perils of its own. Abel and Noemi are about to discover a secret that could save Genesis and Earth…or destroy them all.”

18 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 11/22/17”

  1. Ooh nice! I still need to read the first one! For that matter, I still need to finish the Firebird trilogy so that I can read the first one! Lol! Hope you love this one too!

    Here’s my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

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  2. Every time I read a ya synopsis like that one, I roll my eyes so hard that I give myself a headache. Then I wish I knew of someone who really disliked fantasy and if they felt the same way about fantasy books synopsis. Which leads me down the rabbit trail of WHY we all like or dislike certain types of stories. And THAT is a fascinating subject.


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