Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Insurgent & Scarlet

Waiting on Wednesday is hosting by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Book: Insurgent (Divergent #2) - Veronica Roth
Release Date: May 28th, 2012
Genre: Young Adult Dystopian
Publisher: HarperCollins

Description: One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

Tris's initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more irrevocable—and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.

New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful insights about human nature.

What? You are waiting on Insurgent too? No kidding. You, me and the rest of the world. 

Book: Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
Release Date: February 14th, 2012
Genre: Young Adult 

Publisher: Walker & Co.
Description: Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in. It’s only her fierce loyalty to Robin—whose quick smiles and sharp temper have the rare power to unsettle her—that keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.

I love Robin Hood. I am hoping that I will love Scarlet too :)


Sophia said...

"You, me and the rest of the world." Yep, pretty much!! Insurgent's release is so far away!! D:

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the Vintage Bookworm said...

I still haven't read Divergent! Boo! I've been dying to, though. My library never has it available. And I went to put it on hold a while ago, but it never has showed yet when I will be next. o.o

Great choice, though! =D Scarlet looks good too.

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

i definitley want to read scarlet!!

Michael/Bookshelf Reviewer said...

lol about your remark about Insurgent, can't wait just like everyone else.
Scarlett looks really good too. =]
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Kat C said...

*Covers eyes* I still haven't read Divergent. I am so behind the times. Roth must be good if the book shows up on WOW

Traci @ The Reading Geek said...

Great picks, I can not wait four Insurgent I loved Divergent and I love the cover for Insurgent. Scarlet also sounds great and I will be adding that to my list.

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Sam @ Books For All Seasons said...

Hope you like these books. I heard good things about them. Nice Waiting on Wednesday post.


Cristina said...

Scarlet sounds awesome. New follower. Hope you get a chance to stop by and see mine.

Ashley @ Bookaholics Anonymous said...

I'm reading divergent now, and I'm loving it.

Anonymous said...

Love your WoW picks. I haven't read Divergent yet, it's still in my TBR pile >_<
Scarlett definately sounds like something I'd be interested in. Thanks for sharing!

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Jan von Harz said...

Definitely excited about Insurgent, and Scarlett sounds amazing too. Always have had a thing for Robin Hood. Great picks!

Carina said...

I'm dying to get my hands on a copy of Insurgent! I really need to know how the story will continue.
Actually I hadn't heard anything about Scarlet so far, but it sounds like a very interesting story!

Thanks for sharing,
Carina @ Fictional Distraction

Demijel said...

OMG INSURGENT. I did that for my Musing Monday instead of WoW. BUT OMG YES INSURGENT. I CANNOT WAIT FOR THAT BOOK. Seriously, what happens in Tris and Four's world is killing me.
LOL ANYWAY, lots of caps, feel free to check my WoW :)

Christina / Book Addict said...

I am definitely excited for Insurgent. I can't wait to find out what happens. I just added Scarlet to my TBR list. I love the story of Robin Hood, so this is a must read. Great picks!

Giselle said...

Oh yeah this is going to be AWESOME!! I so can't wait for it either I loved Divergent.

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Book Sake said...

I really want to read Divergent! Need to get that to the top of my TBR list. Scarlet has been on the list for awhile too - great picks!

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Anonymous said...

I'm SUCH a fan of Robin Hood, but I'd never heard of this book - thanks! I've added it to my wishlist now. Hope it's good! :D

Barbara said...

Well, yes I'd like to read Insurgent..after I read Divergent. ;)

I've had Scarlet on my wishlist for a while, it looks really good. Great choices!

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BookJunkie said...

Both of these are on my WANT list. Insurgent, of course, because I loved Divergent, but Scarlet looks really great, and I don't think I've ever read a Robin Hood story like this! Great picks!
Courtney @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books

Tiffany Drew said...
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Tiffany Drew said...

I have to admit it... I haven't read Divergent yet. I know. I know. I have it though and it has been calling my name so I will be reading it soon!

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Chrissy Peebles said...

Divergent is on my list. I want to read it so bad! I've heard it's awesome!

Grace Fonseca said...

I think Insurgent is on everybody's wishlist. Old follower. Come check out my WOW as well.

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