Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday: This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

This bookish meme tells the blogosphere what we're waiting patiently (and sometimes not so patiently) for! It's hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine!

This Mortal Coil

     Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius.
     That’s no surprise, since Cat’s father is Dr. Lachlan Agatta, a legendary geneticist who may be the last hope for defeating a plague that has brought humanity to the brink of extinction. But during the outbreak, Lachlan was kidnapped by a shadowy organization called Cartaxus, leaving Cat to survive the last two years on her own.
     When a Cartaxus soldier, Cole, arrives with news that her father has been killed, Cat’s instincts tell her it’s just another Cartaxus lie. But Cole also brings a message: before Lachlan died, he managed to create a vaccine, and Cole needs Cat’s help to release it and save the human race.
     Now Cat must decide who she can trust: The soldier with secrets of his own? The father who made her promise to hide from Cartaxus at all costs? In a world where nature itself can be rewritten, how much can she even trust herself?

Expected Publication: November 7, 2017
Published by: Simon Pulse

Why I'm Waiting: I'm not usually a fan of Sci-Fi, but when the synopsis says that people in this story can re-code their DNA, you can't help but be super intrigued. Now I can't wait to get my hands on this one and see how they're doing it!

What are you waiting on this week?
Will you be waiting on this with me?!

1 comment:

  1. Ooh nice pick! that's a new to me one! Will have to keep an eye out for it!

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