Waiting on Wednesday (#4)

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine,
which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating!

 

Waiting on Wednesday (#4)
The Ward
The Ward #1

Written by: Jordana Frankel
Published by: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: April 30th 2013
Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Young Adult
Pages: 465
Format: select
Buy: B&N, Amazon, Book Depository
Add on: Goodreads

Sixteen-year-old Ren is a daredevil mobile racer who will risk everything to survive in the Ward, what remains of a water-logged Manhattan. To save her sister, who is suffering from a deadly illness thought to be caused by years of pollution, Ren accepts a secret mission from the government: to search for a freshwater source in the Ward, with the hope of it leading to a cure.

However, she never expects that her search will lead to dangerous encounters with a passionate young scientist; a web of deceit and lies; and an earth-shattering mystery that’s lurking deep beneath the water’s rippling surface.

Jordana Frankel’s ambitious debut novel and the first in a two-book series, The Ward is arresting, cinematic, and thrilling—perfect for fans of Scott Westerfeld or Ann Aguirre.

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For some reason the whole “flooded NYC” idea sounds SO good to me, and Ren sounds like she’s going to be an awesome main character, so I cannot wait until this comes out.

What’s your Waiting on Wednesday pick??

Let me know in the comments, or link me to your WoW post and I’ll be sure to stop by! :)

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