Waiting On Wednesday: Week 68


New WoW“Waiting  On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Here’s what I’m waiting on this Wednesday:

11861715♡ Title: “Icons”

♡ Author: Margaret Stohl

♡ Release Date: May 7, 2013 (North America)

♡ Publisher:  Little, Brown FYR

♡ Synopsis: Your heart beats only with their permission.

Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol’s family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn’t know it was fighting.

Since then, Dol has lived a simple life in the countryside — safe from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can’t avoid.

She’s different. She survived. Why?

When Dol and her best friend, Ro, are captured and taken to the Embassy, off the coast of the sprawling metropolis once known as the City of Angels, they find only more questions. While Ro and fellow hostage Tima rage against their captors, Dol finds herself drawn to Lucas, the Ambassador’s privileged son. But the four teens are more alike than they might think, and the timing of their meeting isn’t a coincidence. It’s a conspiracy.

Within the Icon’s reach, Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas discover that their uncontrollable emotions — which they’ve always thought to be their greatest weaknesses — may actually be their greatest strengths.

♡ Why?: Okay, it’s no secret I’m a huge fan of the “Beautiful Creatures” series, so I’m pretty excited to read Stohl’s first solo effort. And aliens! Or something like them! I’m SO in. I can’t wait for this one, guys!

What are you waiting on this Wednesday (one day late)?

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