Waiting on Wednesday #26: ‘Fuse’ by Julianna Baggott


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, Hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.


Julianna Baggott

Publication Date:
February 19th, 2013

Grand Central Publishing

Hardcover, 480 pages

We want our son returned. This girl is proof that we can save you all. If you ignore our plea, we will kill our hostages one at a time.

To be a Pure is to be perfect, untouched by Detonations that scarred the earth and sheltered inside the paradise that is the Dome. But Partridge escaped to the outside world, where Wretches struggle to survive amid smoke and ash. Now, at the command of Partridge’s father, the Dome is unleashing nightmare after nightmare upon the Wretches in an effort to get him back.

At Partridge’s side is a small band of those united against the Dome: Lyda, the warrior; Bradwell, the revolutionary; El Capitan, the guard; and Pressia, the young woman whose mysterious past ties her to Partridge in way she never could have imagined. Long ago a plan was hatched that could mean the earth’s ultimate doom. Now only Partridge and Pressia can set things right.

To save millions of innocent lives, Partridge must risk his own by returning to the Dome and facing his most terrifying challenge. And Pressia, armed only with a mysterious Black Box, containing a set of cryptic clues, must travel to the very ends of the earth, to a place where no map can guide her. If they succeed, the world will be saved. But should they fail, humankind will pay a terrible price…


Loved the first novel Pure! Post-apocalyptic novels are all the rage and this one series was definitely odd. Unique in a way. I can’t wait for this sequel.

What’s your Waiting on Wednesday book this week?


  1. Ann

    June 6, 2012 at 9:44 PM

    I haven’t read pure yet… I should really get on that, but I love how all the covers to this series so far are so simple but they have such a huge dramatic effect to them! Great pick!

  2. Petra @ Safari Poet

    June 6, 2012 at 4:26 PM

    Sounds and looks amazing!

    My WOW
    Safari Poet

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