Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.

The Glimpse by Claire Merle

Release Date:
June 7th, 2012

Once you've seen into the future, can you change your destiny?

In a near future, society is segregated according to whether people are genetically disposed to mental illness. 17-year-old Ana has been living the privileged life of a Pure due to an error in her DNA test. When the authorities find out, she faces banishment from her safe Community, a fate only thwarted by the fact that she has already been promised to Pure-boy Jasper Taurell.

Jasper is from a rich and influential family and despite Ana’s condition, wants to be with her. The authorities grant Ana a tentative reprieve. If she is joined to Jasper before her 18th birthday, she may stay in the Community until her illness manifests. But if Jasper changes his mind, she will be cast out among the Crazies. As Ana’s joining ceremony and her birthday loom closer, she dares to hope she will be saved from the horror of the City and live a ‘normal’ life. But then Jasper disappears.

Led to believe Jasper has been taken by a strange sect the authorities will not intefere with, Ana sneaks out of her well-guarded Community to find him herself. Her search takes her through the underbelly of society and into the pits of the human soul. And as she delves deeper into the mystery of Jasper's abduction she uncovers some devastating truths that destroy everything she has grown up to believe, but she also learns to love as she has never loved before.

Phew, dystopian is so hot these days! I can never get enough of it. This one has a really cute yet dark cover. I like the whole thorns + love thing, which fits in with the description. And the description is quite intriguing! It may make one heck of a we'll see about that when it comes out. Shouldn't take too long -- it's only June, right? (Oh the waiting!)


  1. Thanks for sharing!!! I REALLY want to read this now, it sounds utterly intriguing and the cover is really quite simple but chilling.

  2. I've never heard of this one! Sounds really interesting and the cover! It's really simple but nice at the same time - love it!

    Check out my WoW post here!

  3. Ohhh, I've read the description for The Glimpse before but this is my first time seeing the cover! I kind of like the simplicity of it.

    ~ Liz -> My WoW

  4. my only problem with the cover is it doesn't seem like this book would be dystopian; even though I have a galley of it, I am shocked EVERY TIME when I realize it's dystopian, not contemporary. le sigh.

    but I can't wait to read this one. it sounds so good.

    my WOW.


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