Waiting on Wednesday: Young Elites

Slide1 2Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

17984141Book: The Young Elites by Marie Lu
Publisher+Publication date: October 7th 2014 by Putnam Books for Young Readers

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites.

Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it’s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all.

Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis Read more on Goodreads

WHY I’M WAITING:

I read Legend and Prodigy by Marie Lu last year and I really, really enjoyed it! This is a new series and I’m just so excited ah! I’m a big fan of Sci-fi and Fantasy so of course, I want to pick this book up!

 

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