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Waiting on Wednesday: The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings



An action-packed, blood-soaked, futuristic debut thriller set in a world where the murder rate is higher than the birthrate. For fans of Moira Young's Dust Lands series, La Femme Nikita, and the movie Hanna. Meadow Woodson, a fifteen-year-old girl who has been trained by her father to fight, to kill, and to survive in any situation, lives with her family on a houseboat in Florida. The state is controlled by The Murder Complex, an organization that tracks the population with precision. The plot starts to thicken when Meadow meets Zephyr James, who is-although he doesn't know it-one of the MC's programmed assassins. Is their meeting a coincidence? Destiny? Or part of a terrifying strategy? And will Zephyr keep Meadow from discovering the haunting truth about her family? Action-packed, blood-soaked, and chilling, this is a dark and compelling debut novel by Lindsay Cummings.



I love that this book refers to Nikita in the synopsis. That is one of my favorite shows of all time and I will read any book that follows in that tradition. Even if it hadn't compared the book to one of my favorite shows ever though, I think this book will be unique and it has been on my TBR list ever since I first saw it on Goodreads. June seems so far away, but I'm sure it will fly by fast and then we can all read this book! 

 What are you waiting on this week?


Oh hello there! My name is Emily, though some of you may know me as the Bookie Monster. As the name would suggest, I devour books like the Cookie Monster devours cookies. In my spare time, I like to bake cookies (and devour those as well) and dream about taking over the world. As if my book obsession wasn't life consuming enough,

I work in the children's room at my local library and I am currently a sophomore in college majoring in English. It's safe to say I'm a bit of a book fanatic. I discreetly shed a few tears on my eleventh birthday when I did not receive my Hogwarts acceptance letter and I waited seven hours outside in the rain just to get a good seat at the Hunger Games midnight premiere. I'm terrified of blood and Disney movies make me cry (in a good way). My passions include hippos, hugs, and Hans Zimmer…and uh,long walks on the beach. I'm just a normal girl w
ith a slightly abnormal and frightfully expensive obsession. Nice to meet you!

4 comments:

  1. I really need to add this one to my tbr :) It looks SO good! Great pick.

    Janina
    My WW!

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  2. This sounds so good! Great choice.

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  3. I cannot wait for this one either :D Hope it will be as good as it sounds. Great pick. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books

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  4. I haven't even heard of Nikita! Or this book. It does sound interesting, but the names Zephyr and Meadow makes me giggle :) Hope you get it asap!

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