Waiting on Wednesday - Falls the Shadow

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine where we post upcoming releases we're highly anticipating. My pre-publication selection for this week's Waiting on Wednesday is Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither.

Falls the Shadow
Stefanie Gaither
Series: None
Released: September 16th, 2014
Publisher: Simon and Schuster BFYR
Waited on by: Mel
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When Cate Benson was twelve, her sister died.

Two hours after the funeral, they picked up Violet’s replacement, and it was like nothing had ever happened. Because Cate’s parents are among those who decided to grant their children a sort of immortality—by cloning them at birth. So this new Violet has the same smile. The same laugh. That same perfect face. Thanks to advancements in mind-uploading technology, she even has all the same memories as the girl she replaced.

She also might have murdered the most popular girl in school.

Or at least, that’s what the paparazzi and crazy anti-cloning protesters want everyone to think: that clones are violent, unpredictable monsters. Cate is used to hearing all that, though. She’s used to standing up for her sister too, and she’s determined to prove her innocence now—at whatever the cost. But the deeper she digs for the truth, the further Cate's carefully-constructed life begins to unravel, unveiling a world filled with copies and lies, where nothing and no one—not even her sister— is completely what they seem.

In a pulse pounding debut, Stefanie Gaither takes readers on a nail-biting ride through a future that looks frighteningly similar to our own time and asks: how far are you willing to go to keep your family together?

I've been in a long term phase where I've just been jumping at any chance for mystery thrillers/murder mysteries and this sounds incredible. And now with the addition of cloning? YES PLEASE.

I have no other words to describe my desperate need for this book. 

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  1. Wow, I saw this but didn't read the blurb. Sounds like a thrilling read for sure. I am definitely curious about the "new" Violet. Great pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW


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