Waiting on Wednesday 24

January 30, 2013 Bookish 3

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 Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris

  • Expected publication: 6th June 2013 by HarperCollins Children’s Books
  • Format: Paperback, 416 pages
  • Series: Unravelling, Book 2
  • ISBN13: 9780007460236 ISBN10: 0007460236
  • Goodreads / The Book Depository

Four months after Ben disappeared through the portal to his home universe, Janelle believes she’ll never see him again. Her world is still devastated, but civilisation is slowly rebuilding, and life is finally starting to resume some kind of normality. Until Interverse agent Taylor Barclay shows up. He’s got a problem, and he needs Janelle’s help. Somebody from an alternate universe is running a human trafficking ring – kidnapping people and selling them on different Earths. And Ben, with his unique abilities, is the prime suspect. To make things worse, Janelle learns that someone she cares about – someone from her own world – has become one of the missing.

Now Janelle has five days to track down the real culprit. Five days to locate the missing people before they’re lost forever. Five days to reunite with the boy who stole her heart. Can she uncover the truth before everyone she cares about is killed?

Unravelling was one of my favourite reads of last year, all the more impressive because it was a 2012 début. It has an awesome science fiction premise and a cast of characters that I loved. I’m really looking forward to getting back into the world and seeing what adventures await Janelle and Ben. It’s a bit of a wait for this one, but there is a novella, Undone (Goodreads), coming in March to tide us over! Undone will explore Janelle and Ben’s lives before they met. From the Goodreads synopsis of Undone:

Through three stories told from Ben’s point of view, learn how Ben and his friends discovered their ability to travel between worlds, how Ben first met Janelle, and how he pined for her for years before he actually got the chance to meet her, save her life, and capture her heart. And find out what happens to Ben between the cliff-hanger conclusion to Unraveling and the beginning of its heart-stopping sequel, Unbreakable.

The Unravelling series by Elizabeth Norris (AU/UK covers)

My review of Unravelling

I’d love to see what you are waiting on … please leave links and I’ll be sure to check them out!

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