Waiting on Wednesday (128)

Apr 22, 2015

is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that 
showcases upcoming releases people are very much anticipating.

This book is told entirely through a series of documents, which I find super duper interesting. Plus there's, like, SPACE STUFF going on, and I heart astronomy. And the romance seems to be filled with a lot of tension (of the usual and sexual variety), so, yeah, Rachel wants this book.

TitleIlluminae
Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publishing Date: October 20, 2015
Pages: 608
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This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet's AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it's clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she'd never speak to again.

Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.


Is your pick this week something with a little edge?

11 comments:

  1. I love this cover and it sounds really good.

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  2. I'm pretty sure this will be amazing, so I can't wait to read it. Excellent choice, and thanks for sharing. :)
    Here's my WoW

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  3. I already have it on my wishlist, and I'm excited for it to be out :)

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  4. Amie Kaufman is an excellent author. I loved her past works and can't wait for this new book. Great Pick!

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    -TopianGirl @TopianBooks

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  5. I haven't heard of this before but it does sound exciting! Thank you for putting it under my radar, I hope you enjoy this read once it comes out - great pick <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

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  6. YES! I need this! This is one of my most anticipated of the year, for sure. Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  7. I haven't decided yet if I'll read this one, but I hope you like the book! Check out my WoW!

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  8. I'm intrigued by this one too - I like how it's told from letters/emails/etc. I hope you enjoy it!

    Leeanna.me: WoW

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  9. Words can't describe how excited I am for this! I haven't read Jay Kristoff's books yet, but I love Amie Kaufman! <3 And the cover is just epic. :)

    Aimee @ Deadly Darlings

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  10. This book seriously sounds so cool, right?!

    Rachel @ A Perfection Called Books

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