Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (55)

Waiting On Wednesday was created by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. It's a weekly post for you to share what upcoming books you can't wait for!

Scored by Lauren McLaughlin
October 25, 2011
[This novel is] set in the future when teenagers are monitored via camera and their recorded actions and confessions plugged into a computer program that determines their ability to succeed. All kids [are] given a "score" that determines their future potential. This score has the ability to get kids into colleges, grant scholarships, or destroy all hope for the above.

Scored's reluctant heroine is Imani, a girl whose high score is brought down when her best friend's score plummets. Where do you draw the line between doing what feels morally right and what can mean your future?

Friendship, romance, loyalty, family, human connection and human value: all are questioned in this fresh and compelling dystopian novel set in the scarily forseeable future. (taken from

What a strange, creepy cover. Still, the synopsis drew me in immediately. I'm a huge fan of futuristic and/or dystopic novels. Can't wait to check this one out!


Dazzling Mage said...

I definitely must read this book. If anything, this sounds like the dystopic future we're headed to. Thanks for posting this!

A Beautiful Madness said...

Looks good. Great pick, I'll add it to my TBR list!