Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases.
This week I’ve picked Tandem by Anna Jarzab
- Expected publication: October 8th 2013 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
- Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
- Series: Many-Worlds Trilogy, Book 1
- ISBN13: 9780375990779 ISBN10: 0375990771
- Goodreads / The Book Depository
You. Your best friend. Every person you know.
Many worlds. Many lives–infinite possibilities.
Welcome to the multiverse.
Sixteen-year-old Sasha Lawson has only ever known one small, ordinary life. When she was young, she loved her grandfather’s stories of parallel worlds inhabited by girls who looked like her but led totally different lives. Sasha never believed such worlds were real–until now, when she finds herself thrust into one against her will.
To prevent imminent war, Sasha must slip into the life of an alternate version of herself, a princess who has vanished on the eve of her arranged marriage. If Sasha succeeds in fooling everyone, she will be returned home; if she fails, she’ll be trapped in another girl’s life forever. As time runs out, Sasha finds herself torn between two worlds, two lives, and two young men vying for her love–one who knows her secret, and one who thinks she’s someone she’s not.
Another wonderful cover! The concept of parallel worlds and dual identities is becoming a trend in YA literature, and I’m really curious. I still haven’t read Pivot Point or Dualed, but I did like Elizabeth Norris’ Unravelling. I think YA Science Fiction has the potential to be cool, when done well, but I was fairly disappointed with the YA Fantasy trend, so I guess only time will tell.
I’d love to see what you are waiting on … please leave links and I’ll be sure to check them out!