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23 March 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #14: ENCLAVE

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

This week, my WoW pick is:

AUTHOR: Ann Aguirre
IMPRINT: Feiwel and Friends


In Deuce's world, people earn the right to a name only if they survive their first fifteen years. By that point, each unnamed 'brat' has trained into one of three groups-Breeders, Builders, or Hunters, identifiable by the number of scars they bear on their arms.

Deuce has wanted to be a Huntress for as long as she can remember. As a Huntress, her purpose is clear--to brave the dangerous tunnels outside the enclave and bring back meat to feed the group while evading ferocious monsters known as Freaks. She's worked toward this goal her whole life, and nothing's going to stop her, not even a beautiful, brooding Hunter named Fade.

When the mysterious boy becomes her partner, Deuce's troubles are just beginning. Down below, deviation from the rules is punished swiftly and harshly, and Fade doesn't like following orders. At first she thinks he's crazy, but as death stalks their sanctuary, and it becomes clear the elders don't always know best, Deuce wonders if Fade might be telling the truth.

Her partner confuses her; she's never known a boy like him before, as prone to touching her gently as to using his knives with feral grace. As Deuce's perception shifts, so does the balance in the constant battle for survival. The mindless Freaks, once considered a threat only due to their sheer numbers, show signs of cunning and strategy... but the elders refuse to heed any warnings. Despite imminent disaster, the enclave puts their faith in strictures and sacrifice instead. No matter how she tries, Deuce cannot stem the dark tide that carries her far from the only world she's ever known.

ENCLAVE description and cover art courtesy of Goodreads.


Lisa said...

Love the cover on this one! I hope you will stop by and check out my pick and don't forget to enter my contest while you are there.

Gina said...

This one looks really good! Great WOW this week! Here's mine:
Happy reading!

Sally said...

Great pick. I'm looking forward to this one too.

Jessica said...

Hearing a lot of hype on this one! Must say that I like this cover better than the old one!

Here's my WoW

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Jessica@a GREAT read

Belinda said...

This looks really good! Here's my WOW Happy reading!

Mariya said...

I'm having a giveaway on my blog for a SIGNED ARC of ENCLAVE!!!!

Mystifying Paranormal Reviews

Christy @TheReaderBee said...

Great pick! I'm really looking forward to reading this one! Here's my WoW!

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