Waiting on Wednesday #40: “Origin” by Jessica Khoury
Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week I’m eagerly awaiting the release of:
Expected publication: September 4th 2012 by Razorbill
Origin is a beautifully told, shocking new way to look at an age-old desire: to live forever, no matter the cost. This is a supremely compelling debut novel that blends the awakening romance of Matched with the mystery and jungle conspiracy of Lost.
I’ve had my eye on this one for a while now. It seems as though it’ll be a great read. I did enjoy Matched (I haven’t read Crossed yet, so I haven’t yet dealt with the, what appears to be, frustrating sequel); hearing that this is being pitched as Matched with the mystery/conspiracy of Lost makes me incredibly interested.