söndag 3 juni 2012

Nya boktips!

Efter att ha läst När jag vaknar finns dun inte, Blodsbarn och Jag minns inte varför jag älskar dig och inte alls tyckt om dem så har jag plötsligt fått en längtan efter att läsa en bok om minnesförlust som faktiskt är bra. Jag har skrapat ihop en liten lista på lovande titlar:

As I Wake av Elizabeth Scott
Ava is welcomed home from the hospital by a doting mother, lively friends, and a crush finally beginning to show interest. There's only one problem: Ava can't remember any of them - and can't shake the eerie feeling that she's not who they say she is.
   Ava struggles to break through her amnesiac haze as she goes through the motions of high-school life, but the memories that surface take place in a very different world, where Ava and familiar-faced friends are under constant scrutiny and no one can be trusted. Ava doesn't know what to make of these visions, or of the boy who is at the center of them all, until he reappears in her life and offers answers . . . but only in exchange for her trust.

Alla recensioner jag läst har varit positiva, och omslaget måste vara bland de snyggaste jag har sett.

Slated av Teri Terry
Kyla’s memory has been erased,
her personality wiped blank,
her memories lost for ever.

She’s been Slated.

The government claims she was a terrorist, and that they are giving her a second chance - as long as she plays by their rules. But echoes of the past whisper in Kyla’s mind. Someone is lying to her, and nothing is as it seems. Who can she trust in her search for the truth?

Dystopi! Självklart måste jag läsa den.

The unbecomming of Mara Dyer av Michelle Hodkin
Mara Dyer doesn’t think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there.

It can.

She believes there must be more to the accident she can’t remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed.

There is.

She doesn’t believe that after everything she’s been through, she can fall in love.

She’s wrong.

Alla verkar ha läst The unbecoming av Mara Dyer, och åsikterna tycks vara väldigt olika. Får se vad jag själv tycker om den....

False Memory av Dan Krokos
Miranda wakes up alone on a park bench with no memory. In her panic, she releases a mysterious energy that incites pure terror in everyone around her. Except Peter, a boy who isn't at all surprised by Miranda's shocking ability.
   Left with no choice but to trust this stranger, Miranda discovers she was trained to be a weapon and is part of an elite force of genetically-altered teens who possess flawless combat skills and powers strong enough to destroy a city. But adjusting to her old life isn't easy--especially with Noah, the boyfriend she can't remember loving. Then Miranda uncovers a dark truth that sets her team on the run. Suddenly her past doesn't seem to matter...when there may not be a future.
   Dan Krokos' debut is a tour-de-force of non-stop action that will leave readers begging for the next book in this bold and powerful new series.

False Memory är nog den boken på den här listan som jag längtar efter mest. Blandning av dystopi, minnesförlust och superkrafter? Ge mig den nu!!

The Rook av Daniel O´Malley
The body you are wearing used to be mine.
   So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to discover her identity and track down the agents who want to destroy her.
   She soon learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Chequy that battles the many supernatural forces at work in Britain. She also discovers that she possesses a rare, potentially deadly supernatural ability of her own.
   In her quest to uncover which member of the Chequy betrayed her and why, Myfanwy encounters a person with four bodies, an aristocratic woman who can enter her dreams, a secret training facility where children are transformed into deadly fighters, and a conspiracy more vast than she ever could have imagined.
   Filled with characters both fascinating and fantastical, THE ROOK is a richly inventive, suspenseful, and often wry thriller that marks an ambitious debut from a promising young writer.

Konspirationsteori med övernaturliga varelser. Låter spännande.

The Program av Suzanne Young
Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone.
   With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child; Sloane knows they’ll do anything to keep her alive. She also knows that everyone who’s been through The Program returns as a blank slate. Because their depression is gone—but so are their memories.
   Under constant surveillance at home and at school, Sloane puts on a brave face and keeps her feelings buried as deep as she can. The only person Sloane can be herself with is James. He’s promised to keep them both safe and out of treatment, and Sloane knows their love is strong enough to withstand anything. But despite the promises they made to each other, it’s getting harder to hide the truth. They are both growing weaker. Depression is setting in.
   And The Program is coming for them.

Självmord är ju alltid ett hett ämne, ska bli intressant att se om författaren klarar av att hantera det.

The maze runner av James Dashner
When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse enclosed by stone walls.
   Just like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they got to the Glade. All they know is that every morning the stone doors to the maze that surrounds them, open. Every night they are closed tight. And that every 30 days a new boy is delivered in the lift.
   Thomas was expected. Only the next day, a girl is sent up—the first girl to ever arrive in the Glade. And more surprising yet is the message she delivers.
   Thomas might be more important than he could ever guess. If only he could unlock the dark secrets that are buried within his mind.

Nu har jag ju faktiskt redan läst The Maze Runner (men det var på tiden innan bloggen så jag har ingen recension av den) och uppföljaren The Scorch Trials, men jag har fortfarande den sista boken, The Death Cure samt prequelen The Kill Order kvar att läsa.

1 kommentar:

  1. Vilka fina tips! Nu hittade jag ju massor mer jag ville läsa.. Dumma dumma Nella jag har ju inte råd att köpa nå mer haha =)

    Slated hade ju urläckert omslag och False Memory var ett fint tips för jag har precis börjar leta efter böcker med superhjätekrafter =)