Wednesday 10 June 2015

Waiting on Wednesday - Way Down Dark

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we can't wait to be published.


I'm looking forward to Way Down Dark by James Smythe. I've loved all his novels so far and this is the first in a YA trilogy. It's published by Hodder & Stoughton on 2nd July.


Way Down Dark  (The Australia Trilogy, #1)There's one truth on Australia: You fight or you die. Usually both.
Seventeen-year-old Chan's ancestors left a dying Earth hundreds of years ago, in search of a new home. They never found one.
The only life that Chan's ever known is one of violence, of fighting. Of trying to survive.
But there might be a way to escape. In order to find it, Chan must head way down into the darkness - a place of buried secrets, long-forgotten lies, and the abandoned bodies of the dead.
Seventeen-year-old Chan, fiercely independent and self-sufficient, keeps her head down and lives quietly, careful not to draw attention to herself amidst the violence and disorder. Until the day she makes an extraordinary discovery - a way to return the Australia to Earth. But doing so would bring her to the attention of the fanatics and the murderers who control life aboard the ship, putting her and everyone she loves in terrible danger.

And a safe return to Earth is by no means certain.


  1. Oh wow, a newbie to the YA arena. Lucy you, you don't have a long wait before you can read it. :)

    Beth @ Perpetual New Girl

  2. Chan sounds like such a great character great pick.
    My Waiting on Wednesday

  3. Great choice! This is the first that I've heard of this one but it definitely sounds pretty good. Happy reading!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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