Waiting on Wednesday (6)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, in which we share the book that we are anxiously waiting to be released.

I am so drawn to this book. I haven't read any of Miz Scott's work but this will be the starting point for me. Hurry up September, hurry.

Grace by Elizabeth Scott
Published: September 16th 2010 by Dutton

A fable of a terrifying near future by critically acclaimed author Elizabeth Scott.

Grace was raised to be an Angel, a herald of death by suicide bomb. But she refuses to die for the cause, and now Grace is on the run, daring to dream of freedom. In search of a border she may never reach, she travels among malevolent soldiers on a decrepit train crawling through the desert. Accompanied by the mysterious Kerr, Grace struggles to be invisible, but the fear of discovery looms large as she recalls the history and events that delivered her uncertain fate.

Told in spare, powerful prose, this tale of a dystopian near future will haunt readers long after they've reached the final page.

5 thoughts?:

Jan von Harz June 30, 2010 at 7:18 AM  

I have this one on my wish list too. It just sounds like it will be a fab read.

lost.in.stories June 30, 2010 at 7:20 AM  

This book sounds really interesting, I've read a few reviews, it seems to be quite a unique and powerful book. Isn't the cover is gorgeous? Love it.

Elie June 30, 2010 at 7:36 AM  

Great Pick, this book sounds good!

Christine June 30, 2010 at 10:23 AM  

Grace sounds fascinating. Thanks for the heads up on it... I'll be sure to look for it in September.

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Alayne June 30, 2010 at 10:23 AM  

Nice pick, love the cover. My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

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