Waiting On Wednesday (10)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly blog post hosted byBreaking The Spine. For this Weeks Waiting on Wednesday I chose *drumroll* The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken.

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have been cursed with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control.

Now sixteen, Ruby has spent nearly half her life desperately trying to hide the fact that she’s outwitted the camp’s sorting system—that she isn’t powerless, or safe. She’s one of the dangerous ones… and everyone knows what happens to them.

When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. Now she’s on the run, desperate to find the one safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of teens who escaped their own camp, pursued along the way by terrifying bounty hunters. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close to him. Not after what happened to her parents.

When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Before the end, Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at a life worth living.

ISBN: 1423157370 (ISBN13: 9781423157373)
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Expected Release: December 18, 2012
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Goodreads Page: Click Here

Why Am I Waiting?

This book just sounds damn good. I want to learn about the disease and why it only affects Children. I want to know what these frightening abilities are. I have a long time to wait for this one but by the sounds of the description it will be worth it.

That wraps up my Waiting on Wednesday. Have you heard of this book before? What Are You Waiting On this Week? Let me Know In The Comments Below! I love reading your responses.


  1. I had not heard of this book before, but I agree that it sounds very interesting. And I wonder why the disease only affects children and what their abilities are? Thanks for sharing.
    Waiting For Wentworth

  2. This does sound damn good! LOL Very exciting! And I'm also very curious about the mysterious disease. Thanks for visiting My WOW!

  3. This one sounds sooo exciting! Great pick!

    Here's my WoW post! Happy Wednesday!

  4. Now why is December so far away? :( This seems like a great read.

    Aleksandra @ Divine Secrets of a Little Bookworm

  5. Whoa! This one has my name written all over it. Come to mama...


  6. Ooh another book by Alexandra Bracken. I haven't read her debut novel, Brightly Woven, yet. But I've heard great things about them! This sounds really interestng as well!

    I'll have to check it out! =) And I'll definitely have to remember to pick up Brightly WOven soon!

    1. I haven't read Brightly Woven either. It looks good as well though.

  7. Lots of danger and tension. Sounds great. Here is mine WOW

  8. Ooh, great pick! I haven't seen this one before. Looks awesome! Thanks for sharing, Kristen!


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