The books that I am waiting on this week are...
Insurgent by Veronica Roth-- May 28th
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.
After the Snow by S.D. Crockett-- 2012
2059. The snow begins to fall. Only the few are prepared. A new ice-age has begun.
Born after the snows, fifteen-year-old straggler kid Willo Blake has
never known a life outside hunting and trapping in the hills. When his
family mysteriously disappears, leaving him alone on a freezing
mountain, Willo sets off into the unknown to find them.
Meanwhile, across Britain, outlawed followers of survivalist John
Blovyn are planning an escape to the fabled Islands talked of in a
When Willo meets an abandoned girl on his trek across the hills, his
world collides with outlaws and halfmen on an epic journey that leads
him to the new world of the city - a place where the dog spirit inside
his head cannot help him.
It is a journey of betrayal and violence. A journey of awakening
love and humanity. A journey that changes everything he ever thought he