Waiting on Wednesday 153: In the Afterlight (The Darkest Minds # 3)

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Name: In the Afterlight (The Darkest Minds # 3)
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: October 28th, 2014
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Ruby can't look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. With them is a prisoner: Clancy Gray, son of the president, and one of the few people Ruby has encountered with abilities like hers. Only Ruby has any power over him, and just one slip could lead to Clancy wreaking havoc on their minds. 

They are armed only with a volatile secret: proof of a government conspiracy to cover up the real cause of IANN, the disease that has killed most of America's children and left Ruby and others like her with powers the government will kill to keep contained. But internal strife may destroy their only chance to free the "rehabilitation camps" housing thousands of other Psi kids.

Meanwhile, reunited with Liam, the boy she would-and did-sacrifice everything for to keep alive, Ruby must face the painful repercussions of having tampered with his memories of her. She turns to Cole, his older brother, to provide the intense training she knows she will need to take down Gray and the government. But Cole has demons of his own, and one fatal mistake may be the spark that sets the world on fire.
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My Thoughts:
Alexandra Bracken blew me away with The Darkest Minds. I will forever read every book she writes, no matter what it's about. But, for the time being, I look forward to reading the third book in this series, and I highly recommend it to anyone who has not read it!

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!

Waiting on Wednesday 152: Atlantia

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Name: Atlantia
Author: Ally Condie
Publisher: Dutton Children's
Release Date: October 28th, 2014
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Can you hear Atlantia breathing?

For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamt of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio’s true self—and the powerful siren voice she has long hidden—she has nothing left to lose.


Guided by a dangerous and unlikely mentor, Rio formulates a plan that leads to increasingly treacherous questions about her mother’s death, her own destiny, and the complex system constructed to govern the divide between land and sea. Her life and her city depend on Rio to listen to the voices of the past and to speak long-hidden truths.
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My Thoughts:
Ally Condie caught my attention with her Matched series, and while it wasn't my favorite series in the world, I still keep her on my list of authors to check out. When I saw she was coming out with a new book, I knew that I had to give it a try. I will definitely be picking up a copy of this when it comes out!

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!

Waiting on Wednesday 151: Earth & Sky

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Name: Earth & Sky
Author: Megan Crewe
Publisher: Razorbill Canada
Release Date: October 18th, 2014
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Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting yet powerful sensations that something is horribly wrong. But despite the panic attacks tormenting her, nothing ever happens, and Sky’s beginning to think she’s crazy. Then she meets a mysterious, otherworldly boy named Win and discovers the shocking truth her premonitions have tapped into: our world no longer belongs to us. For thousands of years, Earth has been at the mercy of alien scientists who care nothing for its inhabitants and are using us as the unwitting subjects of their time-manipulating experiments. Win belongs to a rebel faction seeking to put a stop to it, and he needs Skylar’s help--but with each shift in the past, the very fabric of reality is unraveling, and soon there may be no Earth left to save.
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My Thoughts:
Doesn't this book sounds so interesting? I am always intrigued by books with protagonists who have strange visions, and this one is no exception. I can't wait to read it when it comes out!

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!

Book Trailers: Round Eleven


Hi everyone! Here are some of the book trailers that we at Catching Books loved watching from the past few months. We hope you like them, too!







I'm so excited to read The Iron Trial! I've been reading Cassandra Clare for as long as I can remember, and I love most of the things she writes. I'm also looking forward to Trial by Fire, particularly because I loved Josephine Angelini's Starcrossed series.

What are your thoughts? Do you like book trailers? Which one do you like the most? 
Let me know in the comments :)

Waiting on Wednesday 150: Promposal



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Name: Promposal
Author: Rhonda Helms
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release Date: February 10th, 2015
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promposal (n.)--an often public proposal, in which one person asks another to the prom, eliciting joy or mortification.

Camilla can't help hoping her secret crush, Benjamin, might randomly surprise her out of the blue with a promposal. However, when she's asked to prom by an irritating casual acquaintance--wearing a fancy tux and standing in front of a news crew--she's forced to say yes. Yet all hope's not lost. A timely school project gives Camilla a chance to get closer to Benjamin...and it seems like the chemistry between them is crackling. But is she reading into something that isn't there?

Joshua, Camilla's bestie, has been secretly in love with his gay best friend, Ethan, since middle school. Just as he decides to bite the bullet and ask Ethan if he'll go to prom with him, even if just as friends, he gets a shocking surprise: Ethan asks Joshua for help crafting the perfect promposal--for another guy. Now Joshua has to suppress his love and try to fake enthusiasm as he watches his dreams fall apart...unless he can make Ethan see that love has been right in front of his eyes the whole time.

The road to the perfect promposal isn't easy to navigate. But one thing's certain--prom season is going to be memorable.
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My Thoughts:
I'm really excited to read this book!! It just sounds super light hearted and the perfect book to read in the winter time. Good thing it comes out in Feburary :)

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!

Feature and Follow Friday (56)

Hi Everyone! 


Feature and Follow Friday is Hosted By Alison Can Read and Parajunkee. So be sure to check out the original posts as well. 
      

     Question| What character(s) would you like to see with their own twitter account. 




         Answer| When I thought about which character's twitter I would like to see I came to the conclusion i'd prefer to see a funny character twitter. So the first person I thought of when I read this question was Kenji from the Shatter Me series Kenji is hilarious throughout the series and I'd love to see what comic relief he'd have on the real world. Also, I know Kenji would have me laughing at almost every single tweet he posted. 


Then the second person I thought of is Kaiden from The Sweet Trilogy.I honestly have no words for Kaiden because Kaiden is Kaiden and he just needs a twitter.


Who would you like to see have a twitter account?