“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, Hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
July 2nd, 2013
Does Tucker Pierce have what it takes to be a hero when the U.S. military quarantines his island?
Fourteen-year-old Tucker Pierce prefers to fly under the radar. He’s used to navigating around summer tourists in his hometown on idyllic Pemberwick Island, Maine. He’s content to sit on the sidelines as a backup player on the high school football team. And though his best friend Quinn tells him to “go for it,” he’s too chicken to ask Tori Sleeper on a date. There’s always tomorrow, he figures. Then Pemberwick Island is invaded by a mysterious branch of the U.S. military called SYLO. And sitting on the sidelines is no longer an option for Tucker, because tomorrow may never come.
It’s up to Tucker, Quinn, and Tori to uncover the truth about the singing aircraft that appears only at night—and the stranger named Feit who’s pushing a red crystal he calls the Ruby that brings unique powers to all who take it. Tucker and his friends must rescue not just Pemberwick Island, but the fate of the world—and all before tomorrow is too late.
#1 New York Times bestselling author D.J. MacHale brings his brilliant plotting and breathless pacing to SYLO, the first in this ultimate end-of-the-world adventure trilogy.
It’s too bad that D.J. MacHale is such an underrated author. I’m in love with his Pendragon series. IN LOVE. If you want incredible characters, world building and non stop action, then go read him. If I can find a Harry Potter replacement, then Pendragon is THE series. Yes. Honest to God, I compared it to the Holy Grail of books. They’re that good.
So when I saw from Jean Book Nerd‘s instagram feed that he was coming out with a new book, I knew I had to put it up as my next WoW. Oh and yes..I even fangirled when he tweeted me back 😀 Oh and did I mention I’m pre-ordering this? I never pre-order!