Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, where you talk about whatever book you are IMPATIENTLY WAITING for!

This week I am waiting for...
The Young Elites
I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites.
Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it’s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all.
Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they’ve never seen.Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn’t belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her. It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt.
 Release Date: October 7th 2014

 Why am I waiting?

I'm a HUGE fan of the Legend Trilogy by the same author. So I am enormously excited to read another one of her books! It also sounds completely amazing! AND it is a fantasy!!!! (Sorry, I've been obsessed with fantasy lately)

What book are you waiting for this week?


  1. I love the Legend Series, and this one sounds really good! I can't wait to check it out either. Great pick!

    Nemo @ Blame it on the book

  2. AHHHH, I never read her other series but soooooo can't wait for this, sounds amazing, and I really love the cover! :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  3. Awesome choice! I really liked Legend and I can't wait to read more by Marie Lu.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  4. I can't wait to read this one! Sounds amazing! (Also, you have to check Marie's pinterest page about this book, it's fantastic!)
    Lis @ The reader lines

  5. So excited to read this. I reallly enjoyed Marie Lu's Legend series.

    Books Are Bread