Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, and specifically spotlights upcoming novels we can't wait to read. As always, there are some amazing upcoming books, but this week I'm particularly excited for...
Author: Michelle Jaffe (Twitter)
Publish Date: January 30, 2014
Genre: YA, Sci-Fi
Q: If the boy you love commits a crime, would you turn him in?Sadie Ames is a type-A teenager from the wealthy suburbs. She's been accepted to the prestigious Mind Corps Fellowship program, where she'll spend six weeks as an observer inside the head of Ford, a troubled boy with a passion for the crumbling architecture of the inner city. There's just one problem: Sadie's fallen in love with him.Q: What if the crime is murder?Ford Winters is haunted by the murder of his older brother, James. As Sadie falls deeper into his world, dazzled by the shimmering pinpricks of color that form images in his mind, she begins to think she knows him. Then Ford does something unthinkable.Q: What if you saw it happen from inside his mind?Back in her own body, Sadie is faced with the ultimate dilemma. With Ford's life in her hands, she must decide what is right and what is wrong. And how well she can really ever know someone, even someone she loves.
I can't even tell you guys how much I love the concept of this one. If I could choose a superpower for myself, it would be mind-reading...or telekinesis just to play with people's heads...I digress. So, not only do I love the names of the characters in Minders, but I love the idea, the synopsis, that mind-bending cover and, well, pretty much everything that I know (and don't know) about it. Now, here's to hoping it lives up! What do you think, and what are you waiting on this week?