Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #11

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
Expected Publication: November 15th, 2011
Pages: 320

Goodreads Summary:
Words are the most dangerous weapon of all.

In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. The smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their native tongue, results in immediate execution. Seventeen-year-old Charlaina has always been able to understand the languages of all classes, and she’s spent her life trying to hide her secret. The only place she can really be free is the drug-fueled underground clubs where people go to shake off the oppressive rules of the world they live in. It's there that she meets a beautiful and mysterious boy named Max who speaks a language she's never heard before . . . and her secret is almost exposed.

Charlie is intensely attracted to Max, even though she can’t be sure where his real loyalties lie. As the emergency drills give way to real crisis and the violence escalates, it becomes clear that Charlie is the key to something much bigger: her country’s only chance for freedom from the terrible power of a deadly regime

This sounds really intriguing and I can't wait for it to be released.

What are you waiting for this Wednesday?


  1. I love this cover!! I think some people have been getting ARCs of this book and I am sooo jealous!

    XOXO Angela's Anxious Life

  2. VERY interesting summary. I like the idea of a dystopia based upon speech and language (that's what it sounds like, anyway). I'm definitely keeping an eye out for this one. Nice pick!

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  3. This one sounds really interesting. Great pick!

  4. This sounds like something different. The cover is pretty cool too.

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  5. Yes, please! I LOVE her Body Finder series so I'm excited to see what Kimberly does with this one. It sounds amazing!

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  6. OMG! I WORSHIP KIMBERLY DERTING! I would love if you checked out my WoW too!

    Looking forward to hearing back from you,
    Cory @ Anti-Drug Reads

  7. I've read The Body Finder and I just love Kimberly Derting! I think she's such a fantastic author so I'm really excited to read this book! Great pick!

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  8. Great pick! The cover looks awesome.
    Ange @ Moonlight Reader

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  9. Hey, thanks for your comment on my German review! :)

    And the Pledge is definitely on my waiting list too :)

    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  10. I'm so with you on wanting this one. It looks so good and she is such a good author.

    New follower.

    Rie @ Mission to Read

  11. This seems to be a popular pick, and for obvious reasons! Great choice!
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  12. This is the third WOW post for this book--I'm going to have to put it on my TBR list :)

    New follower!

    Have a great day.

    Barbara @ Black, White and Read All Over

  13. This sounds really good and I've seen it quite a bit already today! Very popular.

  14. great wow babes

    heres mine

  15. This looks very mysterious, great cover.

  16. Yeah! Awesome pick! I'm really looking forward to this one as well. I bet it's going to be aweeeesome!

  17. A great choice! This was my pick last week :)

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