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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: PARTIALS

The lovely Jill (a fellow Alabamian!) over at Breaking the Spine created the Waiting on Wednesday meme for us bloggers to showcase books we're waiting on.

I only discovered this week's selection yesterday, and I'm kind of glad. Because if I had heard about it any sooner I would've had to pine over it even longer! It's YA. It's Dystopian. And it's cover is awesome. Please check out my WoW pick this week...

By Dan Wells
pub date 2/28/2012

product description from goodreads.com

The human race is all but extinct after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the population. Reduced to tens of thousands by RM, a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island while the Partials have mysteriously retreated. The threat of the Partials is still imminent, but worse, no baby has been born immune to RM in more than a decade. Our time is running out.

Kira, a sixteen-year-old medic in training, is on the front lines of this battle, seeing RM ravage the community while mandatory pregnancy laws threaten to launch what’s left of humanity into civil war, and she’s not content to stand by and watch. But as she makes a desperate decision to save the last of her race, she will discover that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in her attempts to uncover the connections between them—connections that humanity has forgotten, or perhaps never even knew were there.

Dan Wells, acclaimed author of I Am Not a Serial Killer, takes readers on a pulse-pounding journey into a world where the very concept of what it means to be human is in question—one where our humanity is both our greatest liability and our only hope for survival.

How about that description? Doesn't that just sound awesome? Engineered organic beings? Weaponized virus? Oh I can't wait!


  1. OMG, that sounds awesome! I hadn't heard about this one, but it's on my TBR list now. Thanks!

  2. Wow, an amazing plot!! Never seen it before but I have to look more into it! Great pick and thanks for sharing!

    My WoW

  3. I want to read I Am Not a Serial Killer--so I think I'd give this one a try, too. It sounds pretty good :)

  4. Wow. That looks awesome! Can't wait! On my list now.

  5. Oh man I so want to read this now. Excellent choice - I ahven't even heard of it and I it sounds like one that will keep me awake at night. (the best kind huh? ;D )

  6. This sounds really interesting. :)
    I'll have to go put it on my GR account!

  7. Oooh great find - this one sounds really good!

    Our WOW pick is at Book Sake.