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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

"Waiting On" Wednesday (58): Proxy

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

This week I'm excitedly waiting on...

(Proxy #1)
Alex London
Knox was born into one of the City’s wealthiest families. A Patron, he has everything a boy could possibly want—the latest tech, the coolest clothes, and a Proxy to take all his punishments. When Knox breaks a vase, Syd is beaten. When Knox plays a practical joke, Syd is forced to haul rocks. And when Knox crashes a car, killing one of his friends, Syd is branded and sentenced to death.
Syd is a Proxy. His life is not his own.
Then again, neither is Knox’s. Knox and Syd have more in common than either would guess. So when Knox and Syd realize that the only way to beat the system is to save each other, they flee. Yet Knox’s father is no ordinary Patron, and Syd is no ordinary Proxy. The ensuing cross-country chase will uncover a secret society of rebels, test both boys’ resolve, and shine a blinding light onto a world of those who owe and those who pay. Some debts, it turns out, cannot be repaid.

Oooh, this one sounds like a grittier, more thrilling and updated version of The Whipping Boy. I'm already excited to meet Knox and Syd!

What are you waiting on this week?


Naomi Hop said...

Woah... I am definitely intrigued by this one!! Interesting cover too!!

Here’s My WoW!
Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

Jade said...

I am so excited to read this, it sounds gritty and exciting! Great pick :)

My WOW this week

Jade said...

I am so excited to read this, it sounds gritty and exciting! Great pick :)

My WOW this week

Jennifer Messerschmidt said...

Someone to take your punishments?! Well what is the point of that exactly?! LOL But I am curious what they have in common? Brothers maybe?!?! Curious!

Amy said...

Ohh that sounds really good!! I haven't heard of it before, but it's going on my TBR list. Love the new look by the way. :)

Dani Chapman said...

My goodness that sounds like a good book. Great pick and Happy Reading! Here is my WoW for this week!

rivie bleu said...

There are so many new books I didn't know about, I think I need to meet new authors. You can visit my post WoW

Marmaladelibby (aka Ange) said...

WHOA! This sounds intense! Great choice!
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