Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (53): Prized by Caragh M. O'Brien

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights an upcoming release that I'm eagerly awaiting. This week I can't wait for Prized: Birthmarked Book 2 by Caragh M. O'Brien. 

When I read the first book Birthmarked, I fell in love with the wonderful and intriguing dystopian story. I hope that Prized will live up to the first book and judging by the summary, it sounds like it will! The cover is so gorgeous and comes out this fall on November 8, 2011. The cover and summary below are from Goodreads:

In the thrilling follow up to Birthmarked, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone has fled from the Enclave and now must fight for her baby sister’s survival in the matriarchal society of Sylum.

Striking out into the wasteland with nothing but her baby sister, a handful of supplies, and a rumor to guide her, 16-year-old midwife Gaia Stone survives only to be captured by the people of Sylum, a dystopian society where women rule the men who drastically outnumber them, and a kiss is a crime. In order to see her sister again, Gaia must submit to their strict social code, but how can she deny her sense of justice, her curiosity, and everything in her heart that makes her whole?


  1. I love the cover. I favor dystopian novels in YA, so I will have to keep my eye open for this one.

  2. I really need to read Birthmarked soon! I love dystopian novels and this series sounds fantastic.

  3. Prized sure looks like a great book. The cover is amazing. Adding this to my wishlist ;) Too bad it isn't out yet!

    I'm a new GFC follower btw ;)
    Kind regards,
    I Heart Reading

  4. I just read Birthmarked and I loved it. Looking forward to this one too!

  5. I have read the review and I enjoyed it as well and I thank you for updating.

  6. This was a great post and i loved the story.This type of story i haven't heard before. Keep posting and thanks for sharing.


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