#WaitingonWednesday

January 28, 2015 Waiting on Wednesday 2

Horror or Scary Scene

 

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. It highlights the books we are DYING to get into our greedy little hands.

Lindsay’s Pick

Fire SermonThe Fire Sermon
(The Fire Sermon #1)
expected publication: March 10, 2015

Goodreads

The Hunger Games meets Cormac McCarthy’s The Road in this richly imagined first novel in a new post-apocalyptic trilogy by award-winning poet Francesca Haig.

Four hundred years in the future, the Earth has turned primitive following a nuclear fire that has laid waste to civilization and nature. Though the radiation fallout has ended, for some unknowable reason every person is born with a twin. Of each pair, one is an Alpha—physically perfect in every way; and the other an Omega—burdened with deformity, small or large. With the Council ruling an apartheid-like society, Omegas are branded and ostracized while the Alphas have gathered the world’s sparse resources for themselves. Though proclaiming their superiority, for all their effort Alphas cannot escape one harsh fact: Whenever one twin dies, so does the other.

Cass is a rare Omega, one burdened with psychic foresight. While her twin, Zach, gains power on the Alpha Council, she dares to dream the most dangerous dream of all: equality. For daring to envision a world in which Alphas and Omegas live side-by-side as equals, both the Council and the Resistance have her in their sights.

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Lindsay

One woman stuck in a house full of boys, I immerse myself in books and save my sanity by reading, writing and blogging. I'll read just about anything, from any genre, and LOVE supporting Indie authors. <3
  • Michelle

    Ooo this sounds really good! Great pick Lindsay

    • Lindsay Galloway

      Thanks! I was lucky enough to get a review copy of this one, so I’ll be reading it soon! 😀