You'd have to have, like, a lentil for a soul to hate wiener dogs. ~Zuzana from The Daughter of Smoke & Bones by Laini Taylor

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

WAITING ON WEDNESDAY: Fever by Lauren DeStefano

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

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:


Rhine and Gabriel have escaped the mansion, but danger is never far behind.

Running away brings Rhine and Gabriel right into a trap, in the form of a twisted carnival whose ringmistress keeps watch over a menagerie of girls. Just as Rhine uncovers what plans await her, her fortune turns again. With Gabriel at her side, Rhine travels through an environment as grim as the one she left a year ago - surroundings that mirror her own feelings of fear and hopelessness.

The two are determined to get to Manhattan, to relative safety with Rhine’s twin brother, Rowan. But the road there is long and perilous - and in a world where young women only live to age twenty and young men die at twenty-five, time is precious. Worse still, they can’t seem to elude Rhine’s father-in-law, Vaughn, who is determined to bring Rhine back to the mansion...by any means necessary.

In the sequel to Lauren DeStefano’s harrowing Wither, Rhine must decide if freedom is worth the price - now that she has more to lose than ever.


  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers (February 21, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 144240907X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1442409071
I really NEED this book!


  1. I have yet to read this series, but I keep hearing a lot about it. Guess I need to check it out!


  2. This is definitely a book that I want, too, but there's something about the "heroin-chic" model on the covers that really bugs me. I can't be the only one.

    That being said, Wither is one of this year's most noteworthy debuts, and I'll definitely be checking Fever out, too.

  3. This is definitely on my wishlist too! I really enjoyed WITHER and an looking forward to seeing how the story continues in FEVER.

  4. I am really going crazy waiting for this book. Wither has been one of my favorites so far this year.

  5. OMG, YES! I cannot wait for Fever! Wither ended far too soon. Great pick! :)
    My WoW

  6. I haven't read this series, yet, but it's definitely on my TBR list! Great pick :0)

    Sarah @ The Book Life

  7. new follower :)

    I have heard of this series but I haven't had the chance to start it!!

    check out my waiting on Wednesday!

  8. New follower here!

    This looks like a really fab read.

    Here's my WoW

  9. I have been wanting to read this series. Great WoW pick. Here is mine: http://thebookshelfreview.blogspot.com/2011/09/waiting-on-wednesday7-million-suns.html#comments

  10. I'm another that's looking forward to "Fever" and what an awesome cover!!! LOVELY!

  11. This one seems to be pretty much on everyone's list, at this point. I'm totally excited for it. :)

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung

  12. Interesting. This sounds like its going to be one of those books that makes people think. New follower. . Having a giveaway right now.Register Website



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