Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday #17 - The Wolf Road

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

My Waiting on Wednesday pick is:


The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: July 5, 2016

True Grit meets The Road in this postapocalyptic psychological thriller--narrated by a young girl who has just learned that her adopted father may be a serial killer, and that she may be his next victim.

In the remote wilds of a ravaged land, Elka has been raised by a man who isn't her father. Since finding her wandering in the woods when she was seven, he has taught her how to hunt, shoot, set snares and start fires--everything she needs to survive. All she knows of the world outside is gleaned from whispers of a cataclysmic event that turned the clock back on civilization by a hundred and fifty years and reduced governments and technology to shambles, leaving men at the mercy of the elements--and each other.

Everything changes when Elka learns that the man she has been calling father is harboring a terrible secret. Armed with nothing but her knife and her wiles, she decides to escape his clutches and sets out on a long journey to the frozen north in the hope of finding her long-lost parents.

But as the trail of blood and bodies grows in her path, Elka realizes that daddy won't be letting his little girl go without a fight. If she's going to survive, she'll have to turn and confront not just him, but the truth about what he's turned her into.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23014597-what-doesn-t-kill-her

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Why Am I Waiting?
I love this kind of book.  The early reviews on Goodreads look pretty good so I think this book may turn out to be a pretty good bet.  When I saw this one on First to Read, I just had to have it.  I have my fingers crossed that it will be as good as I hope it will be.

What are you waiting for this week? 

10 comments:

  1. This sounds intense! I'll have to check it out. Enjoy!

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  2. Looks good! I used to love this kind of book but quit reading them a few years ago. I've been reaching towards darker and darker books lately and this one looks great. I'll definitely have to add it to my TBR!

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  3. I'm always interested in serial killer books. I hope this one is a great read for you!

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  4. That sounds amazing!!!! *shivers* I like a good psychological thriller and I'm a sucker for dystopians. Not sure I've ever read a book that combines the two as this one promises. Thanks for sharing, adding to my TBR now :)
    Here's my WoW.

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  5. Oh, this sounds so good! I hope you'll enjoy it, Carole.

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  6. That sounds creepy! I'm already intrigued! LOL!


    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  7. Oh man, that is edge of your seat stuff. I can see why you wanted it.

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  8. Sounds intense ~ hope you enjoy it!

    Renee My WOW

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  9. I have this one, but I'm avoiding early reviews. I like going into this type of book as blind as possible.

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  10. Ohh awesome pick I am also anticipating this book as well it really looks and sounds absolutely amazing! I hope you enjoy it when you get the chance. Here is my WOW for the week.

    http://katibookaholicrambligreview.blogspot.com/2016/05/waiting-on-wednesday-37-holding-up.html

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