"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted on Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
It's technically 12:00AM Wednesday in Australia right now which means it's time for my first WoW meme :) The book I'm waiting on Wednesday this week is
Red Rising by Pierce BrownRelease Date: 18/02/14
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Publisher: Del Rey
Buy the Book: Amazon | The Book Depository
Darrow is a miner and a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he digs all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of the planet livable for future generations. Darrow has never seen the sky.
Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better future for his children.
But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity already reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet. Darrow and Reds like him are nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow joins a resistance group in order to infiltrate the ruling class and destroy society from within. He will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies... even if it means he has to become one of them to do so.
Words cannot describe how PUMPED UP I am for this book! February 18th 2014?! The wait is excruciating when there are so many 5 star ARC reviews popping up everywhere already. Don't believe me? Check out these awesome reviews and I dare you to tell me that you aren't excited for this book too after reading them!
Heh, thought so.
Add this to your to-read lists as Red Rising is THE dystopian book to look out for next year. I'm in love with the blurb and the cover also looks pretty damn epic. As further evidence of my anticipation, I've even pre-ordered the hardcover version (for those who don't know me, I RARELY buy hardcovers since I'm too stingy and 95% of titles printed in Australia are only in paperback form anyway).
230 days left until the release date? Yeah, it's not like I'm anxiously waiting or anything...