Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Waiting on Alive


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine.
Each week bloggers participate to share a book they can't wait to get their hands on.

This week I'm waiting on:

Alive by Scott Sigler
Expected Publication: July 14, 2015 by Del Rey
Preorder Buy Link: Amazon
From New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler comes something utterly new: a gripping sci-fi adventure trilogy in the vein of The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner. A group of young adults awake in a mysterious enclosed space with no knowledge of who they are or how they got there…and an indomitable young woman must lead them not only to answers but to survival.
“I open my eyes to darkness. Total darkness. I hear my own breathing, but nothing else. I lift my head . . . it thumps against something solid and unmoving. There is a board right in front of my face. No, not a board . . . a lid.”


A teenage girl awakens to find herself trapped in a coffin. She has no idea who she is, where she is, or how she got there. Fighting her way free brings little relief — she discovers only a room lined with caskets and a handful of equally mystified survivors. Beyond their room lies a corridor filled with bones and dust, but no people ... and no answers. 

She knows only one thing about herself — her name, M. Savage, which was engraved on the foot of her coffin — yet she finds herself in charge. She is not the biggest among them, or the boldest, but for some reason the others trust her. Now, if they’re to have any chance, she must get them to trust each other. 

Whatever the truth is, she is determined to find it and confront it. If she has to lead, she will make sure they survive. Maybe there’s a way out, a rational explanation, and a fighting chance against the dangers to come. Or maybe a reality they cannot comprehend lies just beyond the next turn.
What are you waiting on this week?

7 comments:

  1. Jessica @ a GREAT readApril 15, 2015 at 6:28 AM

    Oh nice! Seeing this quite a bit lately! Think I saw it on Netgalley too. I'm trying to avoid requesting with them lately! My ratio has gone way down! And yet, I keep finding reasons why I need to read something other than a NG book! Eep!

    Hope you love it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. I recently saw this and the blurb immediately caught my attention. Gripping scifi-adventure is definitely my thing! Can't wait for this! :D

    czai @ the Blacksheep Project

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  3. CHRISTINE DANIELLEApril 15, 2015 at 7:40 AM

    LOOKS SO SCARY! :O I don't wanna wake up not knowing who I am.

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  4. Sounds frightening...and awesome. Thanks for sharing! Here's mine:


    “THE WRONG MAN”

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  5. Ooh, this sounds good :) I'm always up for some sci-fi so I'll have to check this out. Thanks for sharing!

    My WoW
    Zareena @ The Slanted Bookshelf

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  6. Hey, thanks for posting about ALIVE! You rock. There is some weirdness with the cover, though — the publisher changed it. Same book, new cover.

    I hope you all snag a copy, and I hope you enjoy the read.

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