“Waiting” On Wednesday: Spare and Found Parts

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

Spare and Found Parts - Sarah Maria GriffinSpare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin

Hardcover: 416 pages
Publication date: October 4th 2016
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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Nell Crane has always been an outsider. In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing parts—an arm, a leg, an eye—her father is the famed scientist who created the biomechanical limbs everyone now uses. But Nell is the only one whose mechanical piece is on the inside: her heart. Since the childhood operation, she has ticked. Like a clock, like a bomb. As her community rebuilds, everyone is expected to contribute to the society’s good . . . but how can Nell live up to her father’s revolutionary idea when she has none of her own?

Then she finds a mannequin hand while salvaging on the beach—the first boy’s hand she’s ever held—and inspiration strikes. Can Nell build her own companion in a world that fears advanced technology? The deeper she sinks into this plan, the more she learns about her city—and her father, who is hiding secret experiments of his own.

Ah, this sounds so sad but also so interesting! I love the cover to bits!

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Author: Cyn

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3 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: Spare and Found Parts”

  1. I’ve not heard of this book! A mannequin? I’m sure this book will be very interesting. 😀 I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fabulous week, Cyn. =)

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  2. Love the cover and curious about this one! Excellent find 🙂

  3. This one definitely sounds fascinating, it kind of reminds me of Hugo Cabret in a way. Thanks for sharing!

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