Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #45: This Is Not A Test


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases.

This Is Not A Test
By: Courtney Summers
Release Date: June 19, 2012

"It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a monstrous version of their former self. To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad. Six months ago, her world collapsed and since then, she’s failed to find a reason to keep going. Now seems like the perfect time to give up. As Sloane eagerly waits for the barricades to fall, she’s forced to witness the apocalypse through the eyes of five people who actually want to live. But as the days crawl by, the motivations for survival change in startling ways and soon the group’s fate is determined less and less by what’s happening outside and more and more by the unpredictable and violent bids for life—and death—inside. When everything is gone, what do you hold on to?" (Summary from goodreads.com)

I am looking forward to This Is Not A Test because it sounds really good and I love zombie stories.

37 comments:

  1. Oh, I read this already! Currently typing review now :) You'll love it, trust me!

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  2. This one sounds so good. I haven't read many zombie books but this one sounds like it's going to be awesome. Great pick :)

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  3. I need this in my hands ASAP! I've heard great things about Courtney Summers's books and I can't resist zombies. I'm very eager for this one!

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  4. This Is Not A Test was on my wishlist since forever! Saw it on Netgalley the other day but got rejected :( Either way, great pick! :)

    Drop by my WoW?
    http://www.tumblinginbooks.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-pretty-amy-by-lisa-burstein.html

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  5. Can't wait to read this one. Loving the cover, too. Thanks for sharing :)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads

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  6. I'm one of the few that hasn't read a zombie book yet. I really need to change that.

    My WOW
    Safari Poet

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  7. Hm, a zombie book? Haven't read much of those but this one looks very interesting - the whole apocalypse thing going on, and the cover is gorgeous. Nice choice!

    Aleksandra and her WoW

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  8. This cover has always been really creepy to me - even though it kinda terrifies me, it definitely makes me want to read it, too. I've been waiting for this for awhile, I want to know what happens with the six on the inside!

    Great pick :)
    My WoW

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  9. Hi there :) just popping in...
    Oh yeh this book will be a good one! Can't wait for this book either.

    Here is my choice...
    Waiting On Wednesday

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  10. Hmm, I'm not that much into zombie books. Love the cover though :)

    Come by my WOW

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  11. Awww..sounds like a pretty good book! May have to look into it and add it to my wishlist :)
    You can see my WOW here to see what pre-publication book I'm 'dying' to read!
    http://paranormalfantasyaddict.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-6-black-dawn.html

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  12. I'm waiting on this one too! I've heard such great things about it. We still have until June to wait! I love zombie and survival stories.
    My WOW

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  13. Zombie's seem to be the new "thing." Love the cover on this book...It's creepy looking. Off to add this book to my wishlist. Happy reading ;)

    Here's the link to my WOW...

    http://jrafterdark.blogspot.com/2012/04/wow-iced-vamp-and-iron-mask-edition.html

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  14. Old NB follower hopping through! :) I'd love to get my hands on a copy of This is not a Test. I don't remember ever reading a Zombie book, though, so maybe it'd be lost on me. LOL

    Patricia // My WOW

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  15. I've been reading a few zombie books lately. This one sounds good!

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  16. I don't read a lot of zombie stories, but this sounds really good!

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  17. Yes!! Zombies FTW!! I have heard this book is awesome! I have been pining for this one HARD for months. Great pick!

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  18. Definitely one I am waiting on. I cannot wait for this to come out!

    My WoW

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  19. Great pick! I just got this ARC in the mail yesterday and I can't wait to start reading it! Squeeeeeeeeeee!

    My WoW

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  20. I have to agree, this does sound like a book worth waiting for!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani (new Networked Blogs follower)
    http://paulettespapers.com/

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    1. Sounds like an intriguing read, enjoy!

      http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday_11.html

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  21. Can't wait, can't wait, can't wait!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

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  22. THIS BOOK. Oh my G-d, I seriously cannot wait for this book. It sounds SO. GOOD. And everyone who's read it has been completely in love with it. I just need it to be mine. *-*

    My WoW

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  23. I haven't read a lot of zombie books so far, but I quite like them. This one is therefor high on my list :D Great pick!

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-10-ag-howard.html

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  24. I'm not a huge fan of zombies but I've heard great things about this one! :) I hope you'll like it!

    My WoW

    Happy reading <3
    Vicky
    Books, Biscuits, and Tea

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  25. I heard that this book is more about the darker emotions then the business of eating people and all that, and that's fine with me. I want our girl, Sloane, to have a happy ending of some sort. The zombie addition is just another cool layer to an awesome-looking story.

    Have an amazing reading week!

    Asher

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  26. So, I've never read a zombie-book (unbelievable, right), but I really want to and I think this one would be great to start with! The synopsis made me want more :)

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  27. This one looks so good! I haven't read any of Courtney Summers' books but I heard they were amazing, including this one. Great pick! :)

    My WoW

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  28. Oh, I hope you like it better than I did. :(

    My WoW Pick

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  29. Great choice this week! This book sounds interesting and I will be sure to check it out :)

    Happy reading and thanks for stopping by!!

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  30. Great choice! I can't wait for this book to be released. (:

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  31. I have this from Netgalley and I cannot wait to get a chance to read it. Looks REALLY good! Great pick!

    Waiting on Wednesday at Book Brats!

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  32. Great choice!! I added it to my TBR list. I'm a new follower and just wanted to drop by and say hi :)

    Feel free to check out my blog & follow too!!

    -Riya :) (The Teen Book Guru)

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  33. I don't think I've read anything with Zombies...unless you count Revenants from Die for Me (which is a totally awesome book!). But I agree– I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS ONE! The cover is gorgeous, I've heard the author is amazing, and the story sounds original. What more can you want? great WoW pick :)

    I'm a new follower!

    Rabiah
    Confessions of a Readaholic

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  34. The character development was very well done, and one of my favorite things about the story was the relationship between the group. We know that in difficult circumstances the dynamics within a group become belligerent, and people become hostile and estranged. Courtney brilliantly portrays these dynamics from the point of view of one of the less problematic characters. All the unease and suspense within the group was fascinating.

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