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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Tears in Rain by Rosa Montero

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Tears in Rain by Rosa Montero

Death is inevitable. Especially when you have an expiration date.

As a replicant, or “techno-human,” Detective Bruna Husky knows two things: humans bioengineered her to perform dangerous, undesirable tasks; and she has just ten years on the United States of Earth before her body automatically self-destructs. But with “anti-techno” rage on the rise and a rash of premature deaths striking her fellow replicants, she may have even less time than she originally thought.

Investigating the mysterious deaths, Bruna delves into the fractious, violent history shared by humans and replicants, and struggles to engage the society that fails to understand her—yet created her. The deeper she gets, the deadlier her work becomes as she uncovers a vast, terrifying conspiracy bent on changing the very course of the world. But even as the darkness of her reality closes in, Bruna clings fiercely to life. (Nov 27, 2012)

This is one of those titles I literally stumbled across while browsing Amazon. The original Spanish edition has received some great ratings on Goodreads (not that I can read most of the reviews!), so I'm definitely curious to check it out.

9 comments:

  1. OOoh that one looks exciting!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. That one does sound good. I hope it is a good translation. Happy reading!

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  3. This sounds a bit like In Time, which was a pretty cool movie. Makes me curious!

    Thanks for checking out my WoW!

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  4. This looks great. I was lucky enough to get a copy but sent it to one of my contributors (he rarely asks for anything, so how could I say no?) But may end up getting a copy for myself.

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  5. That sounds VERY cool! Adding it to my TBR!

    Here's mine:
    http://theirishbanana.blogspot.com/2012/10/waiting-on-wednesday-is-weekly-event.html

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  6. Great stumble upon!! I haven't heard of it before.

    - Jessica @ Book Sake

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  7. I haven't heard of this one before so thank you for selecting it. Not sure if I will read it or not but thanks for sharing! ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. :)

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