August 7, 2013

"Waiting On" Wednesday: Control by Lydia Kang

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

My WoW pick this week is:

Title: Control
Author: Lydia Kang
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: December 26th 2013
Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi Thriller
ISBN: 9780803739048

For fans of Uglies comes a spiraling, intense sci fi thriller.
When a crash kills their father and leaves them orphaned, Zel knows she needs to protect her sister, Dyl. But before Zel has a plan, Dyl is taken by strangers using bizarre sensory weapons, and Zel finds herself in a safe house for teens who aren’t like any she’s ever seen before—teens who shouldn't even exist. Using broken-down technology, her new friends’ peculiar gifts, and her own grit, Zel must find a way to get her sister back from the kidnappers who think a powerful secret is encoded in Dyl’s DNA.
A spiraling, intense, romantic story set in 2150—in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms—this is about the human genetic “mistakes” that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.
"Control blew me away. The twists and turns and suspense made for a thrilling ride. Zel is as authentic a character as I've read in a very long time. Highly recommended" - James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner

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First off, let me just say that Lydia Kang is an awesome person. I had the pleasure of chatting with her during a Twitter party a while back, and she was really quite sweet and soo funny. 
I have been dying to read Control ever since I first read the blurb, long before it ever had the georgeous cover that it does now. "Intense sci-fi thriller" just melts in my mouth, and the great quote from James Dashner doesn't hurt one bit! Ahhh I need this book like right, really...RIGHT NOW! : )~

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  1. Yes! This one sounds awesome. It had me at "for fans of Uglies" :D

  2. I enjoy the occasional sci-fi thriller and haven't heard of this yet. Thanks for the introduction!

  3. Wow this book looks and sounds awesome I never heard of it before have to check it out soon!

  4. Mmm, this sounds lovely, I love sci-fi books! Must read this! :)

  5. Ooo a book with a pretty cover and it sounds interesting with the DNA. <3

  6. Interesting cover. Interesting review.I cant wait to get my hands on this book.

  7. I really like the scientific cover, and I like the sounds of the story. My only issue is the name Dyl.....


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