Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Unwholly

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where she spotlights upcoming releases.

This week I am waiting on. . . 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

UnWholly (Unwind, #2)

This is book 2 in the Unwind trilogy. I read book 1 quite a while ago, and LOVED it. I am very excited to get my hands on book 2! It's scheduled for release August 28.

Synopsis on GoodReads:
It’s finally here. The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling Unwind, which Publishers Weekly called a “gripping, brilliantly imagined futuristic thriller.”
Thanks to Connor, Lev, and Risa—and their high-profile revolt at Happy Jack Harvest Camp—people can no longer turn a blind eye to unwinding. Ridding society of troublesome teens while simltaneously providing much-needed tissues for transplant might be convenient, but its morality has finally been brought into question. However, unwinding has become big business, and there are powerful political and corporate interests that want to see it not only continue, but also expand to the unwinding of prisoners and the impoverished.

Cam is a product of unwinding; made entirely out of the parts of other unwinds, he is a teen who does not technically exist. A futuristic Frankenstein, Cam struggles with a search for identity and meaning and wonders if a rewound being can have a soul. And when the actions of a sadistic bounty hunter cause Cam’s fate to become inextricably bound with the fates of Connor, Risa, and Lev, he’ll have to question humanity itself.

Rife with action and suspense, this riveting companion to the perennially popular Unwind challenges assumptions about where life begins and ends—and what it means to live.


  1. Oh wow, I hadn't heard of these series yet, but I can definitely see the pull! I hope you enjoy it once it's released!
    My WoW
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  2. I still have not gotten to read Unwind. My daughter has started it, so now I need to wait for her to finish. I have heard so many awesome things about it! Great pick!

    My WOW

  3. Great pick, Paula! I loved Unwind and can't wait for this one.

  4. Great pick! I love Neal Shusterman's novels. I should really read Unwind so I can read this one. :)

  5. Terrific! This was one of my WoW's a few weeks ago :-) Great pick!

    Old follower.

    Ensconced in YA

  6. That cover gives me the creeps. It sounds really good too.


  7. I haven't read Unwind so I guess I'll need to read it first. Sounds pretty good though!

    Here's the book I'm waiting on...

  8. I've seen this one a couple of times now. This is one our English teachers love at school. They even have a class set. Good pick!
    WoW at Libby Blog

  9. Thanks, everyone, for stopping by! I hope you all decide to read Unwind soon so you'll be ready for Unwholly when it arrives on the market! I am super-excited for it!

  10. Haven't read book 1 but the names are great!

    Here's my version of WoW



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