Waiting on Wednesday #55: The Young World by Chris Weitz

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature created by Jill at Breaking the Spine. This is where you showcase an upcoming release you're anxiously awaiting!

This week, I'm waiting on:
The Young World by Chris Weitz.

Expected Publication: July 29, 2014.
by: Little, Brown and Company.

Goodreads Synopsis:
New York City is now run by tribes of teenagers, survivors of a
mysterious Sickness that wiped out all adults and little kids. But
they’re only survivors to a point—as soon as they get too old, the
Sickness kills them, too. The teens who remain are left in possession of the bones of a modern world that doesn’t work. With
resources scarce, conflict is inevitable, and the teens make sure
they are armed to the hilt.
The Young World follows Jefferson, the reluctant leader of the
Washington Square tribe, and Donna, his secret crush, as they rally teens around them in an effort to find the cure to the Sickness, and change the world forever.

Why I'm excited:
As soon as I read the synopsis I was reminded of a book I absolutely loved when I was growing up, The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson. I'm really looking forward to reading this and seeing if it has some of the same elements of that and also seeing what it does differently.

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. This one sounds amazing too! So many good books getting picked this week!
    My WoW

  2. I haven't heard of this one before, great pick!
    New follower :)
    ­Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  3. This one sounds so good. I'm hoping that I get approved for this one. This one looks so good. Enjoy your new books.

    Books of Love

  4. Hmm..I'm taking a break from dystopians these days. Hope you enjoy this, though!

    Here's my Wednesday post.


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