Thursday, May 22, 2014

What's Next #58: Dark Days, (Don't You) Forget About Me, The Uprising



What's Next
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Hey Guys,
Happy Thursday!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful week so far? Check out What's Next in my Reading Pile and if you can help me out by voting on What Next to read, you'd be a BIG help!






PICK ONE






Dark Days
Dark Days




 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17562413-dark-days?ac=1
The future world has been divided into sectors--each the same as the other. Surrounded by thick steel fences, there is no way in and no way out. Yet a cyborg army penetrates each sector, picking off its citizens one by one, until no one is left. Behind the sectors' thick walls, the citizens wait to die. Few will be chosen to survive what's coming; the rest will be left behind to suffer. A new world has been created, and its rulers are incredibly selective on who will become a citizen. They want only those with important roles in society to help create a more perfect future.

Sixteen-year-old Sia lives in one of the sectors as part of a family that is far too ordinary to be picked to live. According to the digital clock that towers high above her sector, she has only fifteen days to live. Sia has seen the reports and knows a horrific death is in store for her, but she is determined to make the most of her final days. Sia refuses to mourn her short life, instead promising herself that she'll stay strong, despite being suffocated by her depressed mother and her frightened best friend. Just when Sia feels more alone than ever, she meets Mace, a mysterious boy. There is something that draws Sia to him, despite his dangerousness, and together, they join a group of rebels and embark on an epic journey to destroy the new world and its machines, and to put an end to the slaughter of innocent people.
 
PICK ONE




(Don't You) Forget About Me
Kate Karyus Quinn
Published: June 10th, 2014
Genres: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18599667-don-t-you-forget-about-me

Welcome to Gardnerville.

A place where no one gets sick. And no one ever dies.

Except...


There’s a price to pay for paradise. Every fourth year, the strange power that fuels the town exacts its payment by infecting teens with deadly urges. In a normal year in Gardnerville, teens might stop talking to their best friends. In a fourth year, they’d kill them.

Four years ago, Skylar’s sister, Piper, was locked away after leading sixteen of her classmates to a watery grave. Since then, Skylar has lived in a numb haze, struggling to forget her past and dull the pain of losing her sister. But the secrets and memories Piper left behind keep taunting Skylar—whispering that the only way to get her sister back is to stop Gardnerville’s murderous cycle once and for all.






 PICK THREE





The Uprising
Lisa M. Stasse
(The Forsaken#2)
Published: August 6th, 2013
Genres: YA, Dystopian, Sci-f


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15784722-the-uprising
Alenna escaped. It was expected that she would die on the wheel, the island where would-be criminals are sent as directed by the UNA—the totalitarian supercountry that was once the United States, Mexico, and Canada. But Alenna and her boyfriend, Liam, made it to safety. Except safety, they will soon learn, is relative.

In order to bring down the UNA, they must first gain control of the wheel. If the mission succeeds, the wheel will become a base of revolution. But between betrayals, a new Monk leading a more organized army of Drones, and the discovery of a previously unknown contingent, Alenna, Liam, and their allies might be in over their heads. One thing Alenna knows for sure: There will be a reckoning. And not everyone she loves will make it out alive.


 So, what'cha think of my top 3 choices of the week? If you can help me out, leave a comment voting on which book should come first.


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3 comments:

  1. (Don't You) Forget About Me! I saw this a while back and want to read it too.

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  2. Dark Days sounds good. This is my first time seeing it.

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  3. I pick (Don't You) Forget About Me :) :) :)

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