15 February 2012

Waiting on Wednesday [9]

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that are eagerly anticipated.

This Week's Book

Struck byJennifer Bosworth

Publication Date: May 10th 2012
Publisher: Double Day
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 432


Mia Price is a lightning addict. She’s survived countless strikes, but her craving to connect to the energy in storms endangers her life and the lives of those around her. 

Los Angeles, where lightning rarely strikes, is one of the few places Mia feels safe from her addiction. But when an earthquake devastates the city, her haven is transformed into a minefield of chaos and danger. The beaches become massive tent cities. Downtown is a crumbling wasteland, where a traveling party moves to a different empty building each night, the revelers drawn to the destruction by a force they cannot deny. Two warring cults rise to power, and both see Mia as the key to their opposing doomsday prophecies. They believe she has a connection to the freak electrical storm that caused the quake, and to the far more devastating storm that is yet to come. 

Mia wants to trust the enigmatic and alluring Jeremy when he promises to protect her, but she fears he isn’t who he claims to be. In the end, the passion and power that brought them together could be their downfall. When the final disaster strikes, Mia must risk unleashing the full horror of her strength to save the people she loves, or lose everything.


Why I Can't Wait:
This novel looks so intriguing and unique. It was the stunning cover that first caught my attention and then after I'd read the synopsis, I was really hooked. Woot, woot! I'm so excited.

7 comments :

  1. Yea... I do love that cover. Great pick. The lightning is so powerful and startling!

    I'm a new GFC! Here's my Wow: Colorimetry

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  2. This sounds like such a different, exciting read! I'd also really like to read it. I hope it is good as it looks!

    Hope you can visit me sometime,
    Stephanie @ Stepping Out of the Page

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  3. Ohhh I actually just got this in the mail yesterday! I'm so excited to read it!! Great pick, thanks for stopping by :)

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  4. Great pick! I picked Struck as my WoW this week as well! :)

    My WoW: http://hopefaithbooks.blogspot.com/2012/02/waiting-on-wednesday-26.html

    -Brittani

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  5. Ooh this cover is a bit different than the one I'm used to. The font is way cool in this one! I just got it off Netgalley I'm super excited to read it! Wonderful pick!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  6. I think I have see this on netGalley; it definitely sounds interesting :)

    Thanks for stopping by
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

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