Waiting on Wednesday #21

WOWWaiting on Wednesday was started by Breaking the Spine and serves to showcase those books that aren’t released yet, but that we’re eagerly awaiting!

Name: Atlantia
Ally Condie
Number of Pages:
368 in Kindle Edition
October 28th 2014 by Dutton Children’s
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Paranormal


Can you hear Atlantia breathing?
For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamt of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio’s true self—and the powerful siren voice she has long hidden—she has nothing left to lose. Guided by a dangerous and unlikely mentor, Rio formulates a plan that leads to increasingly treacherous questions about her mother’s death, her own destiny, and the complex system constructed to govern the divide between land and sea. Her life and her city depend on Rio to listen to the voices of the past and to speak long-hidden truths


I have been thinking of featuring this book months ago, but since I was overwhelmed with a lot of books I want to feature I’ve set this aside. Anyway, it’s here and I’ve already heard a lot of good things about Atlantia. Haven’t read a good mermaid book since The Syrena Legacy by Anna Banks so I’m pretty excited about it too.  I have always been fascinated with mermaids! 🙂

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