Waiting on Wednesday: GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Jill over at Breaking the Spine created the Waiting on Wednesday meme for us bloggers to showcase books we're waiting on. This week I have selected GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan. The cover is so wicked amazing that I am cannot stop myself from staring at it. Then I read the synopsis and I am one hooked reader. Here is another one for my wishlist. Now that you know my WOW choice for this week, what is yours?

09/27/11


GlowSky Chasers Book One by Amy Kathleen Ryan


ISBN-13: 978-0312590567 St. Martin's Griffin

What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you'd been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue? Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth's collapse, the ship's crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader's efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don't know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them... Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he's the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth. But when the Empyrean faces sudden attack by their assumed allies, they quickly find out that the enemies aren't all from the outside. Glow is the most riveting series debut since The Hunger Games, and promises to thrill and challenge readers of all ages.

2 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan"

Jessica wrote: April 13, 2011 at 5:16 AM

Ooh I like the cover for that one!

Here's my WoW

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Little Miss Becky : ) wrote: April 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM

This one sounds really interesting---and I love the cover!


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