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Waiting on Wednesday: Relief Map by Rosalie Knecht

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Relief Map by Rosalie Knecht

From Goodreads:
In the heat of a stifling summer in her sixteenth year, Livy Marko spends her days in the rust-belt town of Lomath, Pennsylvania, babysitting, hanging out with her best friend, Nelson, and waiting for a bigger life to begin. These simple routines are disrupted when the electricity is cut off and the bridges are closed by a horde of police and FBI agents. A fugitive from the Republic of Georgia, on the run from an extradition order, has taken refuge in nearby hills and no one is able to leave or enter Lomath until he is found. As the police fail to find the wanted man and hours stretch into days, the town of Lomath begins to buckle under the strain. Like Russian dolls, each hostage seems to be harboring a captive of their own. Even Livy’s parents may have something to conceal, and Livy must learn that the source of danger is not always what it appears. Rosalie Knecht’s wise and suspenseful debut evokes the classics while conjuring the contemporary paranoia of the post-terrorist age. Relief Map doesn’t loosen its grip until the consequences of this catastrophic summer, and the ways in which a quiet girl’s fate can be rerouted and forever changed, are made fully apparent.
I recently saw this one on NG and couldn't stop thinking about the description. I hope it is as suspenseful and chilling as its description! Relief Map is scheduled to be released on March 28, 2016, and I am so curious about it!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


  1. Now this is the kind of YA I could read! It sounds like a real nail-biter. Great choice, Eva! :)

  2. Not sure that this one is for me- hope you like it though.

    My Teaser

  3. That's a new to me one! Liking the cover of it too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  4. OK wow! I'm very very VERY intrigued by this, Eva! I want to know all the secrets and loving that cover too!
    Great pick!

  5. Wow, this one sounds so interesting. This is the first I've heard of it but I love the sound of it. Glad you shared this one, Eva!

    Tanya @ Girl Plus Books

  6. Whoah, this sounds interesting and super thrilling. Never heard of it before, but am definitely adding it to my tbr :) thanks for sharing, eva!
    here's my WoW!

  7. I hadn't seen this one!! Love the cover and sounds super interesting. Great pick!!

  8. Definitely sounds chilling. Hope you love it when you read it.
    My WoW

  9. Never saw that one before!! Interesting-Hope you like it when you get it!!

  10. New to me but has quite the potential. Hope you get to read and love it soon.

  11. This probably isn't my kind of read but I hope you love it!

    Here's my WoW!

  12. I've never heard of this one before, but it sounds really good. And like it could possibly work it's way into a school curriculum. Great pick!

    My WoW

  13. This looks really suspenseful. Thank you for putting this one on my radar; it's one I haven't heard of and looks like one I'd really like. I can see why it appeals to you.

  14. I haven't heard of this one yet. It sounds great! I hope you love it when you get to read it.

  15. Gorgeous cover! I have not heard of this book, but I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a wonderful day. :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  16. This is new to me but it does sound good. I hope you love it when you get a copy!

  17. Ok. I'm definitely intrigued! Not letting anyone in or out of town? I already feel claustrophobic! Haha!

  18. Oh, this sounds really good! I am intrigued! I need to keep an eye on this book for sure.

  19. Wow! This one sounds intense! I hope you love it!!!
    Danielle @ Life With Two Boys

  20. wow I was kind of throw by the cover! haha this sounds chilling and suspenseful!


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