Thursday, September 23, 2010

S.O.S Book of the Week

The S.O.S Book of the Week is where I'll let you in on what new releases I'm looking forward to! S.O.S comes from the term 'Strict on Sale'. It's bookseller speak for a title that you can't sell before a specific date-- think Harry Potter. While the books I have here may not be S.O.S titles specifically, they are all new!

The S.O.S. Book of the Week is:

James Dashner's sequel to last years hit 'The Maze Runner' hits store shelves October 12th!  'The Maze Runner' introduced us to a new world with a lot of promise and the ending, well, what ending?  It left us with a cliffhanger equal to Angel's series finale.  

Here's a blurb about 'The Scorch Trials' from Goodreads:
"The Maze was only the beginning...   Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. No more Variables. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escape meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one really knew what sort of life they were going back to.  
Burned by sun flares and baked by a new, brutal climate, much of the earth is a wasteland. Government has disintegrated--and with it, order--and now Cranks, people covered in festering wounds and driven to murderous insanity by the infectious disease known as the Flare, roam the crumbling cities hunting for their next victim... and meal.  
 Instead of freedom, they find themselves faced with another trial. They must cross the Scorch, the most burned-out section of the world, and arrive at a safe haven in two weeks. And WICKED has made sure to adjust the variables and stack the odds against them."

Usually these sort of books more rooted in action don't keep my attention, but I want to stick with this series. It has great promise and seriously, after that cliffhanger, what else am I supposed to do!!!

Anyone else looking forward to this title?


Suzanne Yester said...

I'm looking forward to this too! I really enjoyed book one, although I wish the book ended like 3 sentences before the ending!

Brooke said...

Suzanne, I'm glad someone else has been waiting for this sequel!!!