Waiting On Wednesday (50) Taken (Taken #1) by Erin Bowman


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

My choice for this week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:



Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: April 16th 2013 by HarperTeen

Synopsis From Goodreads:

There are no men in Claysoot. There are boys—but every one of them vanishes at midnight on his eighteenth birthday. The ground shakes, the wind howls, a blinding light descends...and he’s gone.

They call it the Heist.

Gray Weathersby’s eighteenth birthday is mere months away, and he’s prepared to meet his fate–until he finds a strange note from his mother and starts to question everything he’s been raised to accept: the Council leaders and their obvious secrets. The Heist itself. And what lies beyond the Wall that surrounds Claysoot–a structure that no one can cross and survive.

Climbing the Wall is suicide, but what comes after the Heist could be worse. Should he sit back and wait to be taken–or risk everything on the hope of the other side?

Doesn't this sound absolutely awesome? It seems as though I have had this on my tbr forever, and I still have soooo long to wait before it comes out.

What are you waiting on this week?

12 comments:

  1. Oooh interesting! Been seeing this quite a bit lately!

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  2. I really love the sound of this book too! Plus I love the cover! Great pick!

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    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

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  3. I can't wait for this one either, it feels like we've been waiting forever for it to be released!

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  4. Sounds interesting and I love the cover! Great pick :)
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  5. This book sounds interesting, and it's male POV.

    My WOW: http://breathofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/10/waiting-on-wednesday-32-things-i-cant.html

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  6. Such a beautiful cover. I think a lot of readers are anxious for this one. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. YES!! I had this one as my WOW at one point too. It sounds (and looks) awesome!! Great pick! Thanks for sharing :)

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  8. Ohh! I remember hearing about this one awhile ago, but I completely forgot about it! Thanks for sharing. :D

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  9. I featured this as my WoW post a few weeks a go - I just love the cover and any blurb that includes telekinesis is one that's going to grab my attention!

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW of Truth or Dare!

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  10. My sister-in-law featured this one last week. Good choice!

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    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

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  11. Best pick! Taken seems amazing. <3 Dying to read it :) Hope you'll like it ;p
    Thank you for commenting on my WoW. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books

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  12. I hate to think about how long we still have to wait for this one. *sigh* Great pick! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

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