Waiting on Wednesday: The Farm by Emily McKay

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

From Goodreads:

Life was different in the Before: before the Ticks began devouring humans in a deadly swarm across America; before the surviving young people were rounded up and quarantined “for their own protection.” These days, we know what those quarantines are—holding pens where human blood is turned into more food for the Ticks. Surrounded by electrical fences, most kids try to survive the Farms by turning on each other…

And when trust is a thing of the past, escape is nearly impossible.

Lily and her twin sister Mel have a plan. Though Mel can barely communicate, her autism helps her notice things no one else notices—like the portion of electrical fence that gets turned off every night. Getting across won’t be easy, but as Lily gathers what they need to escape, a familiar face appears out of nowhere, offering to help…

Carter was a schoolmate of Lily’s in the Before. Managing to evade capture until now, he has valuable knowledge of the outside world. But like everyone on the Farm, Carter has his own agenda, and he knows that behind the Ticks is an even more dangerous threat to the human race…

Dear God, if this is about actual ticks I have no doubt that it will go down as one of the scariest books I’ve ever read. Those things are TERRIFYING. Expected publication is December 4, 2012.

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  1. mandikaye

     /  September 12, 2012

    Holy moly. That sounds… freaky. But now I think I have to read it! Awesome pick!

    ~Mandi Kaye | My WoW

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  2. I also can’t wait for The Farm!
    Happy Wednesday 🙂

    Our WoW
    Sugar & Snark – Old Follower

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