Jun 27, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday #78: UnWholly by Neal Shusterman!

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


 
 
UnWholly
(Unwind, book 2) 
by
Neal Shusterman

Publication date:
August 28th, 2012
 
 
Summary:  
Thanks to Connor, Lev, and Risa — and their high-profile revolt at Happy Jack Harvest Camp — people can no longer turn a blind eye to unwinding. Ridding society of troublesome teens while simultaneously providing much-needed tissues for transplant might be convenient, but its morality has finally been brought into question. 
However, unwinding has become big business, and there are powerful political and corporate interests that want to see it not only continue, but also expand to the unwinding of prisoners and the impoverished.

Cam is a product of unwinding; made entirely out of the parts of other unwinds, he is a teen who does not technically exist. A futuristic Frankenstein, Cam struggles with a search for identity and meaning and wonders if a rewound being can have a soul. And when the actions of a sadistic bounty hunter cause Cam’s fate to become inextricably bound with the fates of Connor, Risa, and Lev, he’ll have to question humanity itself.


Rife with action and suspense, this riveting companion to the perennially popular Unwind challenges assumptions about where life begins and ends - and what it means to live.

Why I'm waiting for this book?
It's been 2 years since I read Unwind, and it was absolutely amazing and it became one of my favs & yeah, it was one of the first dystopians I've read, so it set the bar quite high for later on, and it's still one of the best dystopian books I've read and one of those books you still think about long after finishing them, so yeah, I can't wait to read this one :) I'll probably re-read Unwind, too - I've been planning that for quite some time now, although I still remember it in details :) And if you haven't tried Neal Shusterman's books, I highly recommend them, he's one of my fav authors now (although I still haven't read everything from him), but his Skinjacker Trilogy was absolutely amazing, so I highly recommend it!

5 comments:

  1. Hmm, now I'm very curious. Even though the cover kind of creeps me out...lol

    Thanks for sharing, and here's MY WOW POST

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  2. I only just found out about this series, but it sounds really awesome. Definitely have to take a closer look at it. :)

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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  3. I loved Unwind and have been waiting for this one for a long time. I hope that we both like it. My WOW...

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  4. Great picks. Love the blog, new follower on GFC : )


    my WOW

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  5. I haven't read Unwind yet but have had it on TBR list for a long time ever since I first got into dystopian books! It sounds so weird and sad and crazy! Thanks for stopping by!

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