05 December 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #10 - Dualed by Elsie Chapman

Hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday showcases the books we're lusting after. Get ready to load up your TBR!

Dualed (Dualed #1) by Elsie Chapman

Expected Publication: 26 February 2013 by Random House

You or your Alt? Only one will survive.

The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate—a twin raised by another family—and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage—life.

Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down and kill her Alt. But then a tragic misstep shakes West’s confidence. Stricken with grief and guilt, she’s no longer certain that she’s the best version of herself, the version worthy of a future. If she is to have any chance of winning, she must stop running not only from her Alt, but also from love . . . though both have the power to destroy her.

Elsie Chapman's suspenseful YA debut weaves unexpected romance into a novel full of fast-paced action and thought-provoking philosophy. When the story ends, discussions will begin about this future society where every adult is a murderer and every child knows there is another out there who just might be better.

Why I'm Waiting

It's a dystopian, with an awesome cover AND it's gotten some great reviews!

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. Great Pick! I can't wait to read this one to. Little less than 3 months to go!

    My WoW

  2. Great choice! I have an ARC of this. I hope to get to it soon.

  3. I received the ARC too and loved the sound of it! New follower =)
    My WoW

  4. Yay! I liked this one a lot, but you just have to go in expecting the world building not to make any sense, okay? If you accept that, it will be much more fun. Just a friendly PSA.

  5. I just won an Arc from a book giveaway of this! I cannot wait to read it!
    Be sure to check out my WOW!

  6. This one sounds so good! I love the concept of it, it sounds so original! The cover is fantastic too. Great pick!

    My WoW

  7. Great pick! Love the sound of this synopsis, and the cover is awesome!

  8. Great pick! I read a teaser from this book yesterday and it sounds pretty intense! I love the cover too!

    Check out my WoW if you want :)
    I'm an old follower.

    Have a nice week!
    Kar @ Pause Time

  9. Totally waiting on this one. I have an ARC! And I can't wait to read it. I will probably read it in January because I try to read them about a month before the publish date. And I can't wait. Though some of the reviews have been mixed and I'm worried.



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