Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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

 Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver
Publication: March 3, 2013
by: HarperTeen

Requiem (Delirium, #3)
From Goodreads: 
Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has been transformed. The nascent rebellion that was under way in Pandemonium has ignited into an all-out revolution in Requiem, and Lena is at the center of the fight. Of Pandemonium, ALA Booklist noted that “like all successful second volumes, this expands the world and ups the stakes, setting us up for the big finale.”

After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to the Wilds. But the Wilds are no longer a safe haven—pockets of rebellion have opened throughout the country, and the government cannot deny the existence of Invalids. Regulators now infiltrate the borderlands to stamp out the rebels, and as Lena navigates the increasingly dangerous terrain, her best friend, Hana, lives a safe, loveless life in Portland as the fianc√© of the young mayor. Requiem is told from both Lena’s and Hana’s points of view. The two girls live side by side in a world that divides them until, at last, their stories converge.

I have no doubt this book will gut me the way Delirium and Pandemonium did. *cries*  I'm looking forward to seeing how it all ends and especially how Lena handles her feelings for Julian with what transpired in the final pages of book 2. O_O

What's your W.O.W.?


  1. Hmmm, this is the first time I've read the blurb. Both Hana and Lena's POV? sounds torturous! Have you read the Hana short story?

  2. Yes, I have read it. :) I'm so torn between the you-know-who's I'm not sure how that will resolve itself. :/

  3. Can you even believe I still haven't read Delirium?! It's sitting on my bookshelf, staring at me, looking oh-so-interesting, and still I just can't seem to get to it. Ugh, I wish I could quit my job and just read all day instead. :)

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature
    My WoW

  4. I am dying to see how this series ends, and I can't wait to have Hanna and Lena's stories intertwine. Great choice!

  5. Whoa -- I didn't know Hana is back in this one. LOVE her. And yeah, that cliffhanger in Pandemonium. I agree with Jen (above).

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  6. I didn't read the synopsis because I haven't read Pandemonium yet. I'm waiting for it to be available in the library because I'm too cheap to buy it, haha! Great pick, though! I can't wait to read this one, too. You know, after I read the second one... Check out my WoW!

    1. Oh, and I love the name of your blog, by the way! Super cute :)

  7. I haven't read any of the previous books in the series so I'm not familiar with it but this one sounds great and I would love to read the rest. Great pick!
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  8. I still haven't read Pandemonium and I really need to get on that... great pick!!!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration
    My Wow

  9. I think I would give a limb or perhaps a kidney for a copy of this book. LOL It is one of my favorite series and I can't wait to find out how it ends! Great pick! :)

    My W.O.W.

    1. If I were giving out prizes for the best/funniest comment you would win! ;D I know EXACTLY how you feel!

  10. I still haven't read Delirium or Pandemonium yet. They are both sitting on my bookshelf looking lonely. I need to catch up!
    Waiting For Wentworth

  11. AAHHHH!!! *jumps up and down* I still have to read the second book... I know, I know, I need to read it!

    Great Pick!

    Magen Corrie
    ~My WoW

  12. Thank you all for stopping by & commenting! :D