Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday - I am Number Four



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is




Summary (by Goodreads):
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but we are real.

Our plan was to grow, and train, and become strong, a ...more Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but we are real.

Our plan was to grow, and train, and become strong, and become one, and fight them. But they found us and started hunting us first. Now all of us are running. Spending our lives in shadows, in places where no one would look, blending in. we have lived among you without you knowing.

But they know.

They caught Number One in Malaysia.

Number Two in England.

And Number Three in Kenya.

They killed them all.

I am Number Four.

I am next.

I had only seen inklings of this book around the blogsphere in the past few months and to be honest, the cover doesn't really scream out to me but when I saw the movie trailer for this, I thought - hmmm...looks a little more interesting. I admit it. I am influenced by the media. In fact, if it is dinnertime and I see a KFC commercial, I suddenly feel like having chicken. Looks like those marketing people have got me all figured out...

Check out this trailer and tell me if you're interested. Having handsome Alex Pettyfer as eye candy doesn't influence my decision either....ummm...errr....not...at..all....









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