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Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Shatter Me

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


My selection for this week is:


Shatter Me (Shatter Me,#1) by Tahereh Mafi
Publication Date: November 15th 2011
Publisher: Harper/HarperCollins



Summary from Goodreads:
Juliette hasn't touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal. As long as she doesn't hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don't fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color.

The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war- and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she's exactly what they need right now.

Juliette has to make a choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior.

In this electrifying debut, Tahereh Mafi presents a world as riveting as The Hunger Games and a superhero story as thrilling as The X-Men. Full of pulse-pounding romance, intoxicating villainy, and high-stakes choices, Shatter Me is a fresh and original dystopian novel—with a paranormal twist—that will leave readers anxiously awaiting its sequel.

What I think:
I have a thing for Dystopian novels,that's no news...!Shatter me with it's gorgeous novel and intriguing premise sounds like the dystopian novel of the winter!After all,the premise promises that it combines The Hunger Games with The X-Men,so how bad could it really be if it does indeed combine them?  


 

8 comments:

  1. This is on my want list as well! Great choice:)
    ~Rebecca

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  2. Shatter Me is a wonderful book! Great pick!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  3. I really need a dystopian month! :)

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  4. Everyone is dying to get their hands on this book! Nice pick!

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  5. I have this! But I haven't found time to read it yet but everyone keeps yelling at me to lol
    It sounds really good - I can't wait to get to it. Great choice.

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  6. This one is comng out soon!! cant wait to read it. I have heard onle amzing things about it! woooohoooooo!
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  7. oh yay, I really want to read this one! I have an ARC but haven't read it yet... how bad am I?! The cover is so pretty too though, I can't wait to see how it looks as a finished copy!

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  8. Just put this one on my rerove list ;) Have fun reading!

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