Waiting on Wednesday #58


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week I’m Waiting on Wednesday for Dissonance by Erica O’Rourke (Simon & Schuster BFYR):

dissonanceDelancy Sullivan has always known there’s more to reality than what people see. Every time someone makes a choice, a new, parallel world branches off from the existing one. Eating breakfast or skipping it, turning left instead of right, sneaking out instead of staying in bed ~ all of these choices create an alternate universe in which an echo self takes the road not travelled and makes the opposite decision. As a Walker, someone who can navigate between these worlds, Del’s job is to keep all of the dimensions in harmony. Normally, Del can hear the dissonant frequency that each world emits as clear as a bell. But when a training session in an off-key world goes horribly wrong, she is forbidden from Walking by the Council. But Del’s not big on following the rules and she secretly starts to investigate these other worlds. Something strange’s connecting them and it’s not just her random encounters with echo versions of the guy she likes, Simon Lane. But Del’s decisions have unimaginable consequences and, as she begins to fall for the Echo Simons in each world, she draws closer to a truth that the Council of Walkers is trying to hide ~ a secret that threatens the fate of the entire multiverse.


Why I’m looking forward to this book:

Ooh, a book dealing with multiverse theory! I’m intrigued. Also, Delancy sounds like a headstrong, stubborn girl and I’m always a fan of those. Plus, I cannot even imagine how confusing it must be to fall in love with various incarnations of the same guy!

Release Date: August 5, 2014

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18 Responses to Waiting on Wednesday #58

  1. heartjess says:

    Ahh that is just plain gorgeous! And I really LOVE books like this. Great choice!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Jess @ Such A Novel Idea

  2. readerswonderland says:

    I love the sound of the romance, although it seems like it would be a bit confusing! Great pick, I love that cover too. Added to Goodreads!

    My Waiting on Wednesday

  3. Lucy says:

    I haven’t heard of this one yet so thanks for highlighting it. What a pretty cover, and the alternate universe concept sounds cool.

  4. Nice pick! This is the first time I’ve heard of this book but it’s gone straight on to my ‘want it now’ list and I absolutely love the cover :)

    My WoW!

  5. I’m so excited for this one, too. I love “multiverse” novels and this one sounds original and intriguing. Plus that cover is so pretty. Great pick!
    Natflix&Books’ WoW

  6. wowzers….this book looks so freaking good and I’ve never even heard of it! Def a TBR add! Great pick!

  7. I haven’t heard of this book before, but it sounds really good! Adding to my TBR list! New Bloglovin’ follower, lovely blog :3

    Check out my WoW here and don’t forget to enter my blogaversary giveaway !

  8. I will be adding this one to my Goodreads – Here is mine. http://hbbookhotties.blogspot.com/

  9. michelinad13 says:

    Beautiful cover! I have never heard about this author. I will add it to my TBR list :) Awesome pick!

    Mikki @A Bookish Escape

    My WoW: http://www.abookishescape.com/2013/07/waiting-on-wednesday-27.html

  10. This book sounds great! I will definitely have to check it out :)

  11. This book sounds really great, and the cover is gorgeous! Great pick!

  12. I really like the concept, alternate universes. And the title is cool too- Dissonance. Good one!

    My Wow http://greglhill.blogspot.com/

  13. Jenna says:

    This sounds a little confusing, but if it’s done right it should be good.

  14. Elin says:

    Love the cover and this sound like a great book :)

  15. What a beautiful cover! And it sounds like a fantastic book!

    Ashley @ Book Junkie: Not-So-Anonymous

  16. I love the cover of this one. Sounds really wonderful! Adding to my TBR list.

    My Friends Are Fiction’s WoW

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