Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday



"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted 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:

The Dollhouse Asylum

by Mary Gray

Publication Date: October 8, 2013


A virus that had once been contained has returned, and soon no place will be left untouched by its destruction. But when seventeen-year-old Cheyenne wakes up in Elysian Fields--a subdivision cut off from the world and its monster-creating virus--she is thrilled to have a chance at survival.

At first, Elysian Fields,with its beautiful houses and manicured lawns, is perfect. Teo Richardson, the older man who stole Cheyenne's heart, built it so they could be together. But when Teo tells Cheyenne there are tests that she and seven other couples must pass to be worthy of salvation, Cheyenne begins to question the perfection of his world.

The people they were before are gone. Cheyenne is now "Persephone," and each couple has been re-named to reflect the most tragic romances ever told. Everyone is fighting to pass the test, to remain in Elysian Fields. Teo dresses them up, tells them when to move and how to act, and in order to pass the test, they must play along.

If they play it right, then they'll be safe.

But if they play it wrong, they'll die.

Can be found here at Goodreads.


8 comments:

Daphne said...

Gahh this one sounds good! Love the Greek myth, gives it a unique twist. New follower via GFC. Would love it if you could return the favor. :D

Here's my WoW.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

That cover is so creepy...but in a way that you is captivating. Thanks for sharing.

Here's MY WOW POST

Heather B said...

Thanks so much for stopping by! I will be returning the favor :)

The Brunette Librarian said...

Don't you just want to give that girl some lotion?? :) Great choice, Oct 2013 seems FOREVEr away :(
The Brunette Librarian's Waiting on Wednesday Blog

Heather B said...

haha yes! And it is so very far :( Thanks for stopping by!

Sadie A said...

Daaamn, so many books to want and read.. this sounds awesome, loving the cover and the title also - great pick!

Here's my "Waiting On" Wednesday if you want to check it out :)

Sadie @ Lyrics.

Brandileigh2003 (Blkosiners Book Blog) said...

This sounds good... and new to me.
Hope you get to read it soon!
Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

Octavia H said...

Love the sound of this one and I'm officially obsessed with this cover.

Please check out my WOW at Read. Sleep. Repeat.

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