“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly feature that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating. This week’s “can’t-wait-to-read” pick is:
By Cori McCarthy
Fly to the last drop of fuel. Fight to the last drop of blood.
Showoff. Reckless. Maverick. Chase Harcourt, call sign “Nyx”, isn’t one to play it safe. In the year 2048, America is locked in a cold war – and the country’s best hope is the elite teen fighter pilots of the United Star Academy. Chase is one of only two daredevil pilots chosen to fly an experimental “Streaker” jet. But few know the pain and loneliness of her past. All anyone cares about is that Chase aces the upcoming Streaker trials, proving the prototype jet can knock the enemy out of the sky.
But as the world tilts toward war, Chase cracks open a military secret. There’s a third Streaker, whose young hotshot pilot, Tristan, can match her on the ground and in the clouds. And Chase doesn’t play well with others. But to save her country, she may just have to put her life in the hands of the competition.
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Publication Date: March 10, 2015
Interference: a disturbance; to come into opposition, as one thing with another, especially with the effect of hindering action or procedure.
I really enjoyed Michelle Berry’s novel Interference. At first glance, it might seem like a simple novel but speaks volumes about the human experience. It examines how people can come into our lives, for the better or worse, and how we respond, physically or mentally, to them can reveal a lot about who we are.
The novel is comprised of short stories about the neighbours on Edgewood Street in a small town called Parkville. It has everything from Seniors Ladies Leisure League hockey, teenagers, child abduction, disfigurement, and cancer. As it progresses, readers will begin to notice how interconnected the characters’ lives really are. Continue reading →