Wednesday 21 August 2013

Wishlist Wednesday #33

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly book blog hop hosted by Dani at Pen to Paper where we will post about a book that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added, that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our bookshelves.

It's the cover that initially drew me to this book- back months ago, and I'm still drooling over it now (and hoping it might get released in paperback soon so I can afford to own it). It sounds like an epic post-apocalyptic novel set in New York, with a strong female lead character. It's getting some mixed reviews but I'm still itching to read it.

The Ward  by Jordana Frankel

Sixteen-year-old Ren is a daredevil mobile racer who will risk everything to survive in the Ward, what remains of a water-logged Manhattan. To save her sister, who is suffering from a deadly illness thought to be caused by years of pollution, Ren accepts a secret mission from the government: to search for a freshwater source in the Ward, with the hope of it leading to a cure.

However, she never expects that her search will lead to dangerous encounters with a passionate young scientist; a web of deceit and lies; and an earth-shattering mystery that’s lurking deep beneath the water’s rippling surface.

Jordana Frankel’s ambitious debut novel and the first in a two-book series, The Ward is arresting, cinematic, and thrilling—perfect for fans of Scott Westerfeld or Ann Aguirre.

Some reviews of this book-
Alexa Loves Books- 4 of 5 stars
Books Live Forever- 3.5 of 5 stars
Xpresso Reads- 2 of 5 stars
The White Unicorn- 5 of 5 stars

What do you think- looks good right? Has anybody read it already?


  1. I'm not sure that I'd want to read it myself -- but I do love the cover art! Wow, that's amazing! I hope you enjoy!

    My WW

  2. I haven't heard of this one before. It does sound really interesting though! I hope you get it soon!!
    Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog
    My WW:


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