Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Waiting for Wednesday 02/20/2013

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

This weeks selection is...The Registry by Shannon Stoker
Paperback, 336 pages
Expected publication: June 11th 2013 by William Morrow Paperbacks



Synopsis

It's a brave new world in America-a world where young women are breeders, and the prettiest go to the highest bidders-in this debut New Adult series for fans of Divergent and Beautiful Disaster
Everyone knows The Registry saved America from collapse. Which is why girls are raised to be brides auctioned off to the highest bidder, and boys are raised by the government to be hardened soldiers. Everyone accepts this as their patriotic duty, except for two girls who are determined to find a way out.
Mia has been dreading her eighteenth birthday for as long as she can remember. It marks her coming of age and the time for her appraisal as a potential bride. She's one of the pretty ones, and she passes her appraisal with flying colors. She's what every man desires-beautiful and sheltered. Snapped up in record time with her parents' blessing for more money than she ever imagined, Mia will not succumb to this life. She escapes with her best friend Whitney, who's been on the marriage block with no takers for a year and will end up a slave working for the government if no one chooses to marry her. After tricking Mia's father's farmhand-with his dark, stormy eyes-into helping them, the three are soon running for their lives, with government agents, bounty hunters, and Mia's intended hot on their heels. They'll make it to Mexico, where a free if uncertain future awaits-or die trying.



18 comments:

  1. OOh that sounds intriguing! Haven't heard of this one yet!

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  2. Ummm, this one sounds so good! I haven't heard anything about it before this, but what a clever plot line!

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  3. I haven't heard of this one, but it looks so good! Thanks for sharing! Great pick :)

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  4. I really love the sound of this one and the cover is fantastic too. Great pick, Shelley! :)
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  5. I've never heard of this, but it sounds really interesting. I love dystopians and am always excited to see what new plots the writers can come up with. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Never heard of this before, but will be adding it to my TBR pile! I loved Divergent, and this one seems right up my alley.. Thanks for sharing:D
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  7. Ooooh, the concept sounds really interesting! I'm not sure I've heard of this one before. EEP

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  8. Super excited about this! I'm actually even more excited because this synopsis is slightly different than the one I read before so it sounds even better! LOL I would run from being sold as a bride too. Crazy that her buyer is trying to chase after her?! But I can already tell I will love Mia's father's farmhand. Thanks for stopping by!

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    1. Yeah, that part got me peeked as well! Thanks for stopping by and checking it out!

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