Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: Alienated

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that I'm eagerly anticipating.

Alienated by Melissa Landers
Pub. Date: February 4, 2014


Goodreads says, "Interplanetary relations have never been more exciting! The first in a funny, romantic YA sci-fi series. Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them.  Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does she get a free ride to her dream college, she’ll have inside information about the mysterious L’eihrs that every journalist would kill for. Cara’s blog following is about to skyrocket. Still, Cara isn’t sure what to think when she meets Aelyx. Humans and L’eihrs have nearly identical DNA, but cold, infuriatingly brilliant Aelyx couldn’t seem more alien. She’s certain about one thing, though: no human boy is this good-looking. But when Cara's classmates get swept up by anti-L'eihr paranoia, Midtown High School suddenly isn't safe anymore. Threatening notes appear in Cara's locker, and a police officer has to escort her and Aelyx to class.  Cara finds support in the last person she expected. She realizes that Aelyx isn’t just her only friend; she's fallen hard for him. But Aelyx has been hiding the truth about the purpose of his exchange, and its potentially deadly consequences. Soon Cara will be in for the fight of her life—not just for herself and the boy she loves, but for the future of her planet."

Lately, I've been drawn to a lot of YA sci-fi and I like premise of this one. Doesn't it sound like a good mix of drama, romance, sci-fi elements, and humor? What do you guys think?

10 comments:

  1. I'm not much of a sci-fi fan but this sounds like a really fun take on the genre. I might just have to check this out!

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    1. Doesn't it sound fun? That is what initially drew me in. Thanks for visiting, Leanna.

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  2. I just... I need this so bad... I can't even... ADFGHJKL! IT sounds and looks so good!! And I love the whole sci-fi + humor + romance = Yes please!

    I need to get my hands on this ASAP! I hope we both enjoy it when we read it!!;)

    Sam @ Falling Books
    My WoW - http://bookcrazedreviews.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/waiting-on-wednesday-64.html

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    1. I hope we enjoy it as well, Sam! Thanks for visiting!

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  3. Oh my! That cover. Beyond stunning. Just like Tumble & Fall is.

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  4. I'm happy that YA sci-fi is becoming more popular lately. I'm not sold on this cover but I am very curious about this book!

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  5. I feel like I've been lusting after this cover for forever and it is still not out for months! Great pick! I'm definitely waiting for this one, too.

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  6. I'm not a huge alien fan, but this book sounds like it could be really cool!
    My WoW

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  7. I think this sounds like it has a lot of potential and I'm eager to give it a try.

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  8. I'm really intrigued by this one. And I seem to be more and more into sci-fi lately too. Plus the cover is kinda cool. Great pick!

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

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