07 September 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (10)

Waiting on Wednesday is a fabulous meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where we can show the books we are eagerly waiting for their release.

Title: Glow
Author: Amy Kathleen Ryan
Release Date: 13th September 2011
Publisher: St. Martins Press
Series: Sky Chasers #1

If a violent battle destroyed the only world you’ve ever known, would you be brave enough to save who was left? Would love be strong enough to survive the fight? Either way, there’s no turning back.

The Empyrean is the only home 15-year-old Waverly has ever known. Part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space, she and her boyfriend Kieran will be pioneers of New Earth. Waverly knows she must marry young in order to have children who can carry on the mission, and Kieran, the handsome captain-to-be, has everything Waverly could want in a husband. Everyone is sure he’s the best choice. Still, there’s a part of Waverly that wants more from life than marriage, and she is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.

Suddenly, Waverly’s dreams are interrupted by the inconceivable – a violent betrayal by the Empyrean's sister ship, the New Horizon. The New Horizon’s leaders are desperate to populate the new planet first, and will do anything to get what they need: young girls. In one pivotal moment, Waverly and Kieran are separated, and find themselves at the helm of dangerous missions, where every move has potentially devastating consequences, and decisions of the heart may lead to disaster.

Pulse-pounding and addictive, GLOW begins the most riveting series since The Hunger Games. - From Goodreads

I am a little weary when any book is described as the next Hunger Games. It is a huge comparison to live up to so we will need to see if Glow passes the test. I am looking forward to finding out!!

What are you excited for this week?


  1. Im very excited about this book as well :) Great choice!

    Check out my WoW here

  2. I did like this book a lot, more than I expected...now I can't wait for the follow up! Hope you enjoy it too!

    Our WOW pick is at Book Sake.

  3. We have this one, just haven't gotten around to it yet!

    new follower!

    Here's our WoW

  4. Love this pick! I've seen it around, but never knew for sure what it was about. I can understand the weariness, but I'm definitely adding it to my Goodreads shelf, thanks!

    My WoW involves an author and a new YA coming out in October, take a look here. And thanks!

  5. This one looks good and the cover is so pretty! Nice pick! New follower :0)

    Sarah @ The Book Life

  6. Nice pick! This one sounds great. New follower!


  7. So excited for this! But I think it sounds way more like Across the Universe... Oh well ;) It's got a super pretty cover! ;)

  8. I am really looking forward to reading this book, a great pick!

    Thank-you for stopping by my blog earlier www.obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com

  9. You don't have to wait long for this book at least! I'm not sure about The Hunger Gamea comparison, it might make my expectations too high...lol

  10. Been wanting to read this. I haven't read The Hunger Games yet so, I might have to read it first before this and then compare. Love the cover! Great WoW choice. Thanks for commenting on ours.

    Emilia from The Story Seekers

  11. i'm excited for this book! i want more outer space books like this one and Across The Universe.

  12. This book interests me alot too and I can't wait til it comes out. Thanks for visting my blog. =] New follower. =]

  13. Looks really interesting and I can;t wait to read it! Also, the cover is gorgeous :)

    My WoW:http://thebookfaerie.blogspot.com/2011/09/waiting-on-wednesday-2.html

  14. I've seen this book everywhere on blogs. Hopefully it'll be pretty interesting. Thanks for stopping by.

    Livin' Life Through Books

  15. I LOVED this book! Seriously read it ASAP.

  16. This definitely sounds super great. And I completely agree. It seems like all the books are saying that it's the next Hunger Games or something of the sort! So annoying. Ah. I hope this one lives up to its expectations! :)

  17. I'm waiting on this one too! YA sci-fi? Sign me up! Thanks for stopping by!

  18. Seen it around...there's not that many great sci-fi books out there for YA...
    Thanks for coming to my blog!
    Nina xxx

  19. I've seen such varied feedback on this novel and that makes me want to read it even more. Will I love it or will I hate it?

  20. Ooh, I haven't heard of this one before but it sounds really good! I might have to add this to my wishlist.

    Thanks for visiting my WoW :)

  21. I read a review of this one that said that some stuff didn't make sense. (shrugs) For me it sounds like a mix between Inside Out and Across the Universe.


  22. I cannot wait to read this one! Thanks for stopping by!

    But I like the other cover more.

    Krazzyme @Young Readers