Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Article 5

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

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is: 

Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., have been abandoned.

The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.

There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested usually don't come back.

Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren’t always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it’s hard for her to forget that people weren’t always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. It’s hard to forget that life in the United States used to be different.

Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the military. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow.

That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings…the only boy Ember has ever loved.

(summary taken from Goodreads)
Release Date: February 14, 2011 

This is just one of those books that sounds so absolutely AMAZING that I want to jump up and down until it comes out! Dystopian has always been a fave of mine, but I don't think I've ever read one where the main character actually remembers what life before was like! :) 




  1. Article 5! Funny, because I literally JUST finished this a few seconds ago. Great pick :)

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  2. This one is new to me, and it sounds great! Thanks for sharing.

  3. This one sound like an awesome dystopian book. Great pick!

  4. I agree! This book does sound amazing. I'm waiting on Partials by Dan Wells :) I love dystopian & post-apocalyptic too :)

  5. MIMIIIII!! I SO can't wait for this one I just read a SUPER AWESOMESAUCE review on it yesterday (pretty sure it was at Mundie Moms). I can't WAIT to start it!

    Xpresso Reads

  6. I love how we're always excited about the same books Mimi! I can always come to your blog and find something I've loved or something I can't wait to get my hands on:) This one sounds amazing, and that last paragraph makes my heart hurt and I don't know how much longer I can deal with the wait for this to release!

  7. I agree! It does seem amazing! There are just so many books coming out I can't wait to get my hands on. Next year will be pretty awesome it looks like!

    Find out what I'm waiting on!

  8. I actually got an ARC of this so I am also hoping it's really good even though I'm a bit tired of dystopia.

  9. this one is good so far! got an arc recently!

    I'm hosting an exclusive cover reveal for TOUCHING THE SURFACE, by Kimberly Sabatini. Releases in 2012 from Simon Pulse! Come by and check it out and comment your thoughts!!!

  10. Yikes! No Bill of Rights?

    This book would make an excellent movie. :)

  11. I really need to read Dystopian!! This sounds awesome. Can't wait.

  12. Another book I need to add to my TBR pile! :P
    A great choice, it seems really an interesting book.

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  13. This was my WoW before. I cant get enough of Dystopian's lol

    My WoW this week

  14. I am dying to read Article 5 too!!! Kristen is an absolute sweetheart. And thank you for stopping by my cover reveal on Lindsay's blog. Your comments were lovely and you added to this special day. :o)

  15. Oooh my goodness Mimi, this looks like a FANTASTIC book, just like you :) Have a great week!
    Also, I'm hosting a giveaway of The Magi, so stop on over and enter!
    -Katie @ Magic is in Words

  16. Mimi, you're going to LOVE THIS BOOK, seriously you are. I was lucky enough to get a hold of an ARC of it and have loved what I've read of it so far. It's captivating, engaging, dangerous, exciting, and very well written and developed. :)

    I cannot wait to hear your thoughts on it, once you've read it. :)

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
    My Teaser Tuesday!
    My WoW!

  17. I've seen this cover before. It looks very intense! Interesting synopsis! Great choice! Thank you for sharing!

    Books For All Seasons

  18. Adored Article 5, I reviewed it a little while ago and it was totally amazing!

  19. Great pick! I have an ARC of this that I haven't gotten a chance to start because I just started a new job and am in training but this weekend I plan to devour it! Here's my WoW

  20. You're so right - the main character never seems to remember life before the big change! This is on my TBR shelf, as it looks fantastic! Great pick!

    Waiting on Wednesday @ Radiant Shadows

  21. I saw this on a WoW a few weeks ago :) What a great pick! It sounds FANTASTIC!!!
    I'm really looking forward to it!

    I'm a new follower :)

  22. PS - I'm pretty obsessed with staring at your blog, it's SO PRETTY!

  23. Me too!!! I need Article 5 soooo bad!!


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