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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Well hello! Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that gives book bloggers and excuse to fangirl (or fanboy) over unreleased books that we're lusting after. It's one of my favorite posts to make. This week's pick is one of my most anticipated of 2013. I actually have an ARC, but whatever. It's my blog so I can feature it anyway if I want to :)

The Uprising (The Forsaken, #2)
Lisa M. Stasse
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: August 6, 2013
In this dystopian sequel to The Forsaken, Alenna has survived the brutality of life on the wheel—and now she’s going back for more.
Alenna escaped. It was expected that she would die on the wheel, the island where would-be criminals are sent as directed by the UNA—the totalitarian supercountry that was once the United States, Mexico, and Canada. But Alenna and her boyfriend, Liam, made it to safety. Except safety, they will soon learn, is relative.
In order to bring down the UNA, they must first gain control of the wheel. If the mission succeeds, the wheel will become a base of revolution. But between betrayals, a new Monk leading a more organized army of Drones, and the discovery of a previously unknown contingent, Alenna, Liam, and their allies might be in over their heads. One thing Alenna knows for sure: There will be a reckoning. And not everyone she loves will make it out alive.

Okay, so wow. I really loved The Forsaken. So of course I can't wait to read this one. To be honest, I probably won't wait much longer. I have zero self-control.

The cover matches the first one, and in this world of cover changes that's about as awesome as it can get! Plus, I love the pink and red. Gorgeous.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?
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  1. I still need to read the first book. I do love the covers. They are unique and great covers for dystopians.
    My WOW

  2. Wow - what an amazing cover - the best I've seen!

    Just wanted to drop by and say a really big 'thank you'.

    All the best, Hannah Parry.

  3. The Uprising - great choice! I have The Forsaken, but never actually read it. I need some free time! There are a lot of books that I haven't read - I'm so behind! Anyway. Great choice!!! :)

    My WoW

  4. Oh yes, I need to get going on this series... Fabulous pick!!!

    My WoW

    Happy Reading :)

    Keely @ Realms of an Open Mind

  5. Sounds great. I still have to read the first one in this series. Nice pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

  6. I haven't read the first one, but it sounds awesome. I love the covers for this series!! They are so unique and not like every other cover out there. Great pick!!

  7. I want to read this one too! It's available on edelweiss at the moment!

  8. I love the covers of this series they are visually exciting to look at. Great pick!

    My WoW

  9. This book!! the cover is gorgeous and I'm hoping to start get the first one read soon so that when this comes out I can jump on it! Great pick!!

    Here’s My W.o.W.!


  10. Oh I still haven't read Forsaken! I know I should! I hope you'll get this one soon. Great pick.

    JHere is our WOW

  11. I LOVE the cover! Bit of a heavy synopsis though. Still, great choice!

  12. I haven't heard of this one, but it sounds really good. Nice pick.

  13. The Forsaken (series) definitely has the best covers! Awesome pick.

    Here's my WoW at Bookmunchies (:

  14. I haven't read Foresaken- but this cover and blurb are amazing! WOW! Thanks for sharing. :)

  15. I have not come across this book before. Thanks so much for bringing it to my attention. Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

  16. That cover is crazy looking. I still need to read Foresaken. Good luck with the self-control! :)


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