Wednesday, December 30, 2015

CAN'T WAIT TO READ: Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs

Release date: April 1st 2016
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Purchase: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads:
Elena Martinez has hidden her eidetic memory all her life--or so she thinks. When powerful tech giant Aether Corporation selects her for a top-secret project, she can't say no. All she has to do is participate in a trip to the future to bring back data, and she'll be set for life.

Elena joins a team of four other teens with special skills, including Adam, a science prodigy with his own reason for being there. But when the time travelers arrive in the future, something goes wrong and they break the only rule they were given: do not look into their own fates.

Now they have twenty-four hours to get back to the present and find a way to stop a seemingly inevitable future from unfolding. With time running out and deadly secrets uncovered, Elena must use her eidetic memory, street smarts, and a growing trust in Adam to save her new friends and herself.

Elizabeth BriggsAbout the Author
Elizabeth Briggs is a full-time geek who writes books for teens and adults. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in Sociology, currently mentors teens in writing, and volunteers with a dog rescue group. She's the author of the new adult Chasing The Dream series. Elizabeth lives in Los Angeles with her husband and a pack of fluffy dogs. 
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  1. AWESOME, AWESOME PICK!!!! I ADORE time travel fiction, and this one sure looks like it will be a really WILD ride!! I have already added it to my Goodreads shelves, and will now move on to Amazon, to add it to my SF wish list! (I have 53 separate wish lists on Amazon, mostly full of books. Lol.)

    You know, I have seen a nonfiction book with this same title, in used bookstores. It was written back in the '70s, by someone named Alvin Toffler. Maybe next time I go by one of these bookstores, I'll pick it up. What a coincidence, right?

    Thanks for sharing, and Happy New Year!! : )

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    1. Yeah definitely. I saw that one on Amazon while browsing for this book.

      Thanks for coming over, Maria :)

  2. Oh nice! Been seeing this around here and there lately! Also say it on Netgalley! Hope you enjoy it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. Ooh it's on Netgalley? Thanks for the heads up. Going to request it :)

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  4. This looks fantastic! I love the cover and the blurb sounds exactly like the kind of book that would really interest me. Thanks for sharing!

    Carole @ Carole's Random Life

  5. This looks like a great Science-Fiction to add to my shelf. I have yet to read her Chasing The Dream series, but I've read some great things about her writing. Adding to my shelf!

    1. I haven't started Chasing The Dream either, but like have heard wonderful things. I'd like to read more Sci-Fi books too.

      Thanks for stopping by, Lekeisha :)

  6. I was approved on NetGalley for this book. I can't wait to read it too! Hopefully we both enjoy it!

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  7. yup yup this one does sound good. Nice pick

  8. This is the first I've heard of this one, but it does sound good!

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  9. I keep seeing this one. I'll have to keep a closer eye on it. Nice pick!

    Christina @ Books & Prejudice

  10. Time travel books are a hit and miss. So well, see. I can't deny how awesome this sounds, though!


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