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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (65)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. It highlights the books that we are most anxiously awaiting.

This week my WoW is...

When We Wake by Karen Healey
Release Date: March 5th, 2013
The title of this one caught my attention, but it was the summary that pulled me in! Here is the summary from Goodreads: My name is Tegan Oglietti, and on the last day of my first lifetime, I was so, so happy. Sixteen-year-old Tegan is just like every other girl living in 2027--she's happiest when playing the guitar, she's falling in love for the first time, and she's joining her friends to protest the wrongs of the world: environmental collapse, social discrimination, and political injustice. But on what should have been the best day of Tegan's life, she dies--and wakes up a hundred years in the future, locked in a government facility with no idea what happened. Tegan is the first government guinea pig to be cryonically frozen and successfully revived, which makes her an instant celebrity--even though all she wants to do is try to rebuild some semblance of a normal life. But the future isn't all she hoped it would be, and when appalling secrets come to light, Tegan must make a choice: Does she keep her head down and survive, or fight for a better future?


  1. Ooh I can't wait for this one! There aren't a whole lot of books focusing on the subject. It sounds great.

    Pretty Deadly Reviews

  2. Interesting choice! Haven't heard of this one before!

    Here's my Wow

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  3. This sounds awesome!! I had been looking forward to it, then kind of forgot about it, but now you have renewed my excitement again!!!

  4. Wow that summary! I'm adding this to my goodreads shelf :)

    Sincerely, Steph

  5. I've just read When We Wake, and I must say that it's a good book. = ) The world building is very interesting. That whole "human manure" thing is a little bit crazy, though. = )

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