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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Dying To Read (102)- THE SCORPION RULES by Erin Bow

Hey y’all thanks for stopping by to see my Dying to Read post and of course as always I have to give credit to the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine for the Waiting on Wednesday Meme!

I just found out about this one over the weekend and had to add it to my TBR it sounds awesome!!!!

Author: Erin Bow
Release Date: September 22, 2015
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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A world battered by climate shift and war turns to an ancient method of keeping peace: the exchange of hostages. The Children of Peace - sons and daughters of kings and presidents and generals - are raised together in small, isolated schools called Prefectures. There, they learn history and political theory, and are taught to gracefully accept what may well be their fate: to die if their countries declare war.

Greta Gustafsen Stuart, Duchess of Halifax and Crown Princess of the Pan-Polar Confederation, is the pride of the North American Prefecture. Learned and disciplined, Greta is proud of her role in keeping the global peace — even though, with her country controlling two-thirds of the world’s most war-worthy resource — water — she has little chance of reaching adulthood alive. 

Enter Elián Palnik, the Prefecture’s newest hostage and biggest problem. Greta’s world begins to tilt the moment she sees Elián dragged into the school in chains. The Prefecture’s insidious surveillance, its small punishments and rewards, can make no dent in Elián, who is not interested in dignity and tradition, and doesn’t even accept the right of the UN to keep hostages. 

What will happen to Elián and Greta as their two nations inch closer to war?

So what do you think? Will you be adding this to your pile? What are you dying to read this week?


  1. Wow. I hadn't heard of this book before, but it sounds really good. Such a different premise! I hope you enjoy this one!

  2. I am dying to read this book! OMG it looks amazing. I have the eARC and even tho it doesn't release for ages I am thinking about sneaking it in next month! Great pick.

  3. Oooooo! That sounds so amazing! I've never heard of this before but I love the fantasy meets dystopian meets forbidden love that's implied here. Great pick!! I'm adding it to my list.

    Btw, I love your blog design. Your banner is absolutely gorgeous.

    Shannon @ The Tale Temptress' WoW

  4. I haven't seen this one before! It sounds awesome, I'm adding it to my TBR list right now :)

  5. Looks like an awesome book :D I hope you'll end up loving it when you get to read it Jaime. <3 Thank you for sharing about it :)


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