Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (36) The Glimpse by Claire Merle

Title: The Glimpse
Author: Clarie Merle
Pages: 432
Publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)
Expected Release: June 7, 2012
Buy: Book Depository

Summary: (Goodreads)

Once you've seen into the future, can you change your destiny?

In a near future, society is segregated according to whether people are genetically disposed to mental illness. 17-year-old Ana has been living the privileged life of a Pure due to an error in her DNA test. When the authorities find out, she faces banishment from her safe Community, a fate only thwarted by the fact that she has already been promised to Pure-boy Jasper Taurell.

Jasper is from a rich and influential family and despite Ana’s condition, wants to be with her. The authorities grant Ana a tentative reprieve. If she is joined to Jasper before her 18th birthday, she may stay in the Community until her illness manifests. But if Jasper changes his mind, she will be cast out among the Crazies. As Ana’s joining ceremony and her birthday loom closer, she dares to hope she will be saved from the horror of the City and live a ‘normal’ life. But then Jasper disappears.

Led to believe Jasper has been taken by a strange sect the authorities will not intefere with, Ana sneaks out of her well-guarded Community to find him herself. Her search takes her through the underbelly of society and into the pits of the human soul. And as she delves deeper into the mystery of Jasper's abduction she uncovers some devastating truths that destroy everything she has grown up to believe, but she also learns to love as she has never loved before.

Why I can't wait to read this!

1. I really like how the plot sounds
2. Jasper sounds like a cutie 
3. Set in the future (need I say more)
4. Can it be June
5. Look amazing!! 


  1. I hadn't heard of this book before, it looks to die for! And the cover is adorable! I just want, want this so bad:D

  2. Ooh, I agree with you! It sounds really great! I think I'll have to check out more of this. I really like the cover!

  3. oohhh~~ This was my WoW last week! I'm eagerly waiting for this one as well! Nice pick!

    MY WoW

  4. Wow. I love the summary for that book. Not a fan of the cover though. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

    Thanks for stopping by,

    Livin' Life Through Books

  5. GREAT PICK!!! Im adding this to my TBR right now!!! Thanks for sharing and Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  6. I've been waiting forever for this one! And we still have a bit of a wait. Jasper does sound cute and I love books in the future. I hope she finds him!
    My WOW

  7. Oh my I hadn't even heard of this one but it sounds really good. Great pick Amanda!
    Shellie @ Creative Reads

  8. Great pick! This has an amazing premise and I LOVE the cover. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Whaaaaat this sounds awesome!!!! Even though I hate TBD I might have to go ahead and purchase this one anyways... it looks AWESOME!

  10. I LOVE THIS BOOK. You'll love it too. Claire's incredibly talented.

  11. ooo this does sound interesting! great pick :) Happy Reading!

  12. Wow...this sounds great! I love dystopian novels, and it doesn't hurt that there's a hottie!

  13. You guys are awesome! Thanks for featuring my book, Amanda!

  14. Ooh don't think I've ever seen mental illness used this way in a book. Sounds like it'll be really interesting!

  15. This book sounds awesome!! I will definitely check it out. Here is my WoW:

  16. Awesome pick!! I can't wait for this one! And the cover is so pretty.

    Giselle @
    Waiting on Wednesday

  17. This is the first time that I am hearing about this book! This sounds like a great story, a bit spooky since it may be something that could happen someday.... great pick! Thanks for sharing :)

  18. I love the cover of this book!! It sounds awesome :)

    Happy reading and thanks for stopping by :)


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