Waiting on Wednesday (40): Boy Robot by Simon Curtis

Posted October 19, 2016 by Jamie in Features, Waiting on Wednesday // 4 Comments

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Welcome to Waiting on Wednesday as hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week we will be highlighting an upcoming novel that we are excited about. We will include links to add it to your Goodreads “To Be Read” shelf and where to pre-order it! As well, we will link to our review if we have been lucky enough to read an advanced copy of the book. Today’s featured book is…BOY ROBOT by Simon Curtis!

Waiting on Wednesday (40): Boy Robot by Simon CurtisBoy Robot by Simon Curtis
Published by Simon Pulse on October 25th 2016
ISBN: 1481459295
Pages: 432
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Seventeen-year-old Isaak discovers the truth about his origin and the underground forces that must come together to fight against a secret government organization formed to eradicate those like him in this high-octane science fiction debut.

There once was a boy who was made, not created.

In a single night, Isaak’s life changed forever.

His adoptive parents were killed, a mysterious girl saved him from a team of soldiers, and he learned of his own dark and destructive origin.
An origin he doesn’t want to believe, but one he cannot deny.

Isaak is a Robot: a government-made synthetic human, produced as a weapon and now hunted, marked for termination.

He and the Robots can only find asylum with the Underground—a secret network of Robots and humans working together to ensure a coexistent future.

To be protected by the Underground, Isaak will have to make it there first. But with a deadly military force tasked to find him at any cost, his odds are less than favorable.

Now Isaak must decide whether to hold on to his humanity and face possible death…or to embrace his true nature in order to survive, at the risk of becoming the weapon he was made to be.

In his debut, recording artist Simon Curtis has written a fast-paced, high-stakes novel that explores humanity, the ultimate power of empathy, and the greatest battle of all: love vs. fear.

Why We’re Waiting On It

Okay guys, Jamie has already read this but if you follow her on Twitter then you know SHE LOVES THIS BOOK. THIS BOOK GIVES HER LIFE. So much diversity, so much sci-fi goodness, so much YES. There are so many good things about this book and it is wonderful and fantastic and EVERYONE SHOULD READ IT. Be warned, it is the first of a planned trilogy and it ends on a semi-cliffhanger but it is just FANTASTIC. Jamie has this pre-ordered and she will make sure Dani gets a copy as well once it comes out.

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