Waiiting On Wednesday (21)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly blog post hosted by Breaking The Spine. For this week's Waiting On Wednesday I chose *drumroll* The Archived by Victoria Schwab.

Expected Publication: January 22,2013

Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books.

Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive.

Da first brought Mackenzie Bishop here four years ago, when she was twelve years old, frightened but determined to prove herself. Now Da is dead, and Mac has grown into what he once was, a ruthless Keeper, tasked with stopping often-violent Histories from waking up and getting out. Because of her job, she lies to the people she loves, and she knows fear for what it is: a useful tool for staying alive.

Being a Keeper isn't just dangerous—it's a constant reminder of those Mac has lost. Da's death was hard enough, but now her little brother is gone too. Mac starts to wonder about the boundary between living and dying, sleeping and waking. In the Archive, the dead must never be disturbed. And yet, someone is deliberately altering Histories, erasing essential chapters. Unless Mac can piece together what remains, the Archive itself might crumble and fall.

In this haunting, richly imagined novel, Victoria Schwab reveals the thin lines between past and present, love and pain, trust and deceit, unbearable loss and hard-won redemption.

Author: Victoria Schwab
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 1423157311 (ISBN13: 9781423157311)
Goodreads Page: Click Here

Why Am I Waiting

Since obviously I love to read the premise of this book really stood out to me. It really just breaks down to that. I can't wait to see if it delivers all that I hope it will.

That wraps up my Waiting on Wednesday, leave me the link to yours so I can check it out as well! Have you heard of this book before? What do you think about the premise? Let me Know In The Comments Below! I love reading your responses.


  1. Ooh, this one sounds good! And dark!! Great pick!

    My WOW

  2. I'm excited to read The Archived! It sounds really unique; I'm curious about the Histories. Great pick! :)

    My WoW

  3. Great pick! I really want to read this one. I've heard quite a lot about it lately. :)

    1. Yeah I've only recently heard about this one as well.

  4. Creepy! I love it! I haven't heard of this one before! Awesome pick!
    WoW at Libby Blog


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