Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine, and it’s one of my favorite days of the week! I love finding new books, and lately I love being able to share new cover reveals for upcoming releases that I’m dying to read. The cover for this book was just revealed over at Young Adult Books Central. Here it is, the sequel to The Archived:
The Unbound by Victoria Schwab. Release date: January 28 2014 (Hyperion). I am still trying to clear space in my reading schedule to get to The Archived, and lo and behold, Victoria’s next book in the series already has a gorgeous cover and a release date!! I’ve read nothing but rave reviews about The Archived, so even though this book is aeons away from hitting the shelves, it’s nice to know it’s coming. Here’s the story description, courtesy of Young Adult Books Central (you can also visit their site to enter to win a signed copy of The Archived!):
Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive.
Last summer, Mackenzie Bishop, a Keeper tasked with stopping violent Histories from escaping the Archive, almost lost her life to one. Now, as she starts her junior year at Hyde School, she’s struggling to get her life back. But moving on isn’t easy — not when her dreams are haunted by what happened. She knows the past is past, knows it cannot hurt her, but it feels so real, and when her nightmares begin to creep into her waking hours, she starts to wonder if she’s really safe. Meanwhile, people are vanishing without a trace, and the only thing they seem to have in common is Mackenzie. She’s sure the Archive knows more than they are letting on, but before she can prove it, she becomes the prime suspect. And unless Mac can track down the real culprit, she’ll lose everything, not only her role as Keeper, but her memories, and even her life. Can Mackenzie untangle the mystery before she herself unravels?
With stunning prose and a captivating mixture of action, romance, and horror, The Unbound delves into a richly imagined world where no choice is easy and love and loss feel like two sides of the same coin.
What do you think? Have you read The Archived yet? And what are you waiting on?