Wednesday 10 July 2013

Waiting On Wednesday – Vivian Versus the Apocalypse

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, started by Jill at Breaking The Spine, highlighting future book releases everyone is waiting on!

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Vivian Versus The Apocalypse by Katie Coyle
Published by Hot Key Books in September 2013
There are three reasons why I must read this book!
1) Katie was one of the winners in the Hot Key Books / Guardian Young Writers Competition for 2012.
2) The plot sounds awesome.
3) The main character has a really cool name. *coughs*
Book Summary
A chilling vision of a contemporary USA where the sinister Church of America is destroying lives. Our cynical protagonist, seventeen-­year-­old Vivian Apple, is awaiting the fated 'Rapture' -­ or rather the lack of it. Her evangelical parents have been in the Church's thrall for too long, and she's looking forward to getting them back. Except that when Vivian arrives home the day after the supposed 'Rapture', her parents are gone. All that is left are two holes in the ceiling...
Viv is determined to carry on as normal, but when she starts to suspect that her parents might still be alive, she realises she must uncover the truth. Joined by Peter, a boy claiming to know the real whereabouts of the Church, and Edie, a heavily pregnant Believer who has been 'left behind', they embark on a road trip across America. Encountering freak weather, roving 'Believer' gangs and a strange teenage group calling themselves the 'New Orphans', Viv soon begins to realise that the Rapture was just the beginning.


  1. I hope you don't have to wait too long for it!

  2. I read an excerpt from this a while ago and it was so good! I can't wait for this either ;)

  3. This sounds very interesting! I hope you'll love it when you finally get a chance to read it :)

    Aly @ My Heart Hearts Books
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  4. I just requested a copy of this, it sounds pretty cool doesn't it? That plot... that plot has to be good!


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