It's time for "Waiting On" Wednesday! This is a feature begun by Breaking the Spine, in which bloggers share an upcoming book about which they are very excited. So here's the next yet-to-be-published YA from the top of my TBR list!
Releases 1 November 2016 from Simon and Schuster
Red Queen meets The Hunger Games in this epic novel about what happens when the galaxy’s most deadly weapon masquerades as a senator’s daughter and a hostage of the galactic court.
A Diabolic is ruthless. A Diabolic is powerful. A Diabolic has a single task: Kill in order to protect the person you’ve been created for.
Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager created to protect a galactic senator’s daughter, Sidonia. The two have grown up side by side, but are in no way sisters. Nemesis is expected to give her life for Sidonia, and she would do so gladly. She would also take as many lives as necessary to keep Sidonia safe.
When the power-mad Emperor learns Sidonia’s father is participating in a rebellion, he summons Sidonia to the Galactic court. She is to serve as a hostage. Now, there is only one way for Nemesis to protect Sidonia. She must become her. Nemesis travels to the court disguised as Sidonia—a killing machine masquerading in a world of corrupt politicians and two-faced senators’ children. It’s a nest of vipers with threats on every side, but Nemesis must keep her true abilities a secret or risk everything.
As the Empire begins to fracture and rebellion looms closer, Nemesis learns there is something more to her than just deadly force. She finds a humanity truer than what she encounters from most humans. Amidst all the danger, action, and intrigue, her humanity just might be the thing that saves her life—and the empire.
Image and info via Goodreads.
S.J. Kincaid's INSIGNIA series is a favorite of mine--fantastic sci-fi with interesting and dynamic worldbuilding that prompts a lot of thought and a pretty fun main character. So I'm super excited that she's coming out with another YA sci-fi, this one with a female MC! I've also been interested lately in artificial intelligence and humanity (hi Vision), so it'll be great to see what S.J. does with that idea.
Thanks for reading! Right now I'm on a tie for what Saturday's post should be, so go and vote on last Saturday's post if you haven't yet, and I'll see you then! *Poll closed*
Image via yaloveblog.com.
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