Waiting on Wednesday #23

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine.
It's a weekly meme about upcoming books we're excited about!


Pawn
(The Blackcoat Rebellion #1)
by Aimee Carter
Publication Date: November 26, 2013

From Goodreads:

"You can be a VII if you give everything."

For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country.

If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked - surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister's niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. As a member of the Hart family, she will be famous. She will be adored. And for the first time, she will matter.

There's only one catch. She must also stop the rebellion that Lila secretly fostered, the same one that got her killed, and one Kitty believes in. Faced with threats, conspiracies, and a life that's not her own, she must decide which path to choose and learn how to become more than a pawn in a twisted game she's only beginning to understand.

Control
(Control #1)
by Lydia Kang
Publication Date: December 26, 2013

From Goodreads:

When a crash kills their father and leaves them orphaned, Zel knows she needs to protect her sister, Dyl. But before Zel has a plan, Dyl is taken by strangers using bizarre sensory weapons, and Zel finds herself in a safe house for teens who aren't like any she's ever seen before - teens who shouldn't even exist. Using broken-down technology, her new friends' peculiar gifts, and her own grit, Zel must find a way to get her sister back from the kidnappers who think a powerful secret is encoded in Dyl's DNA.

A spiraling, intense, romantic story set in 2150 - in a world of automatic cards, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms - this is about the human genetic "mistakes" that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.

Comments

  1. Guys with four arms. That's a turn-on.

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    1. I'm thinking it's an interpretation on guys with octopus arms? And apparently some people like that . . . . Yeah, I'm excited for CONTROL, but I also get the feeling that it might be awful.

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    2. Haha, I might just have to read that one, especially if it's particularly awful :P

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  2. Pawn is actually really really good, I got approved for it at NetGalley. I am really excited about Control.
    My WoW

    Xoxo. Daisel @ Owl Always Be Reading

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    1. Oh, awesome! Lucky you! :) I look forward to PAWN, then.

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