Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #23

Hey everyone and welcome back to my blog! This week I will be participating in Waiting on Wednesday. WoW is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. Every week we showcase upcoming releases that we are excited about. Tressa @ Wishful Endings has recently taken lead in this meme, considering Jill hasn't been posting on for a while. Learn more here!

This week I chose Nyxia by Scott Reintgen!
Emmett Atwater agrees to leave Earth behind when Babel Communications offers him a fortune. The catch? He has to launch into deep space to get it. One of ten selected recruits, Emmett boards the company's spaceship and sets course for a planet that Babel has kept hidden from the rest of the world.

Before long, Emmett discovers that all of Babel's recruits have at least one thing in common: they're broken. Broken enough that Babel can remold them however it pleases.

Every training session is a ruthless competition where friendships are tested and enemies are made. Each recruit must earn the right to travel down to the planet of Eden-- where they will mine nyxia, a substance that has quietly become the most valuable material in the universe.

But Babel's ship is full of secrets. Secrets about the volatile substance they're hoping to mine, about the reclusive humanoids already living on Eden, and about the true intentions for the recruits.

Emmett will face the ultimate choice: win the fortune at any cost, or find a way to fight that won't forever compromise what it means to be human.


 One of my favorite genres is science fiction, but young adult doesn't have too many of them out there. It is yet again a book about teenagers fighting to the death, but hopefully the setting and the characters allow the book to stick out from the crowd. Plus, it's been quite a while since I've read  YA sci fi (think United by Melissa Landers) and I'm nipping at the bud to read this! 

Are you looking forward to Nyxia? Thanks so much for stopping by and I'll see you soon with another post!

Happy Reading!

Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!


14 comments:

  1. I'm not a big science fiction reader but this one does sound interesting. Hope you love it and the cover is awesome!

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  2. Wow! Such a beautiful cover! I hope you enjoy this book!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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    1. Isn't it? Thanks so much for stopping by. :) I'll be sure to visit!

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  3. That's a new to me one! Gorgeous cover too!!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    1. It's what drew me in at first! Thanks Jessica. :)

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  4. I feel like I just saw this on another blog - you and someone else are sharing a brain today! I love the cover of this book. Is it self-published? I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a wonderful day. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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    1. Oh I definitely saw that post as well! :D It's published by Crown Books. I haven't heard of that company though, so it quite possibly is a smaller company. Thank you Alyssa! Have a wonderful day as well. :)

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  5. I haven't heard of this one - I might have to add it to my tbr. :)

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    1. I hope you do Lauren! Thanks for visiting. :)

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  6. I really like SciFi too and this one I had on my tbr (before the cover was released) because it's a debut and I'm doing the debut author challenge. I'm hoping we both love it!

    Tressa @ Wishful Endings

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    1. I didn't know it was a debut! I am hoping to get into more authors this year, so here's hoping that I found a new one. :) Have a great week Tressa!

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  7. Ahh the cover is gorgeous <3 And it's been so long since I read a sci-fi novel! Need to keep an eye out for this one!

    Uma@Books.Bags.Burgers.

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    1. Here's hoping you pick it up! Sci fi novels are pretty sparse in YA when compared to other genres, and they usually aren't that popular so I'm not surprised you haven't picked one up recently. I'm a fan of the genre, and I can't remember the last SF novel I picked up off the top of my head.

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