Waiting on Wednesday – Drought by Pam Bachorz

“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about
(created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)

Ruby Prosser dreams of escaping the Congregation and the early-nineteenth century lifestyle that’s been practiced since the community was first enslaved.

She plots to escape the vicious Darwin West, his cruel Overseers, and the daily struggle to gather the life-prolonging Water that keeps the Congregants alive and gives Darwin his wealth and power. But if Ruby leaves, the Congregation will die without the secret ingredient that makes the Water special: her blood.

So she stays.

But when Ruby meets Ford, the new Overseer who seems barely older than herself, her desire for freedom is too strong. He’s sympathetic, irresistible, forbidden—and her only access to the modern world. Escape with Ford would be so simple, but can Ruby risk the terrible price, dooming the only world she’s ever known?

Drought seems like a pretty interesting book. I haven’t seen it until today, and I like the cover and the summary. Can’t wait to get my hands on this one!

Drought will be released on January 11th, 2011 from Egmont USA.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

Hafsah

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14 Comments

  1. Reply

    elizabeth

    October 27, 2010

    This book sounds great! Awesome pick.

    My pick is here.

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    Melissa

    October 27, 2010

    Brilliant pick! I'm dying to read this one :)

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    TheBookGirl

    October 27, 2010

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and following :)
    This one looks quite chilling…hope you enjoy it!
    I see that you are reading Matched…the cover on that one really intrigues me…hope the book is as good :)

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    Scoot

    October 27, 2010

    This book sounds intriguing. I am going to have to go read up on it! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Reply

    Ginger

    October 27, 2010

    Nice choice. This book sounds interesting.
    Come see what I'm waiting on at GReads!

  6. Reply

    Katie

    October 27, 2010

    I haven't seen this one until now and it looks great! Definitely will be looking out for it! Great pick :)

  7. Reply

    Lori

    October 27, 2010

    I hope when you get your book, that you will enjoy it as much as you hope to. Wanna see what I am Waiting On Wednesday for?

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    Morgan

    October 27, 2010

    I love this cover, and the summary makes me want to read more! Can't wait until it comes out!

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    thebookfairyhaven

    October 27, 2010

    Ooh, I'm definitely also waiting for this one. Featured it not too long ago on my blog as well – great choice!

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    ninefly

    October 27, 2010

    ah, that age-old struggle of saving yourself or saving others, I'm quite interested in the choices that would be made

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    October 27, 2010

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    ajmitchell

    October 28, 2010

    This book does looks great. It's a really interesting concept and I can't wait for it to be released!

    My WoW

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    Carrie at In the Hammock Blog

    October 28, 2010

    great pick! this looks really unique!

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    October 28, 2010

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