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Title: The Hunt (The Hunt #1)

Author: Andrew Fukuda

Publication: May 8th, 2012

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Description:  Don’t Sweat. Don’t Laugh. Don’t draw attention to yourself. And most of all, whatever you do, do not fall in love with one of them.

Gene is different from everyone else around him. He can’t run with lightning speed, sunlight doesn’t hurt him and he doesn’t have an unquenchable lust for blood. Gene is a human, and he knows the rules. Keep the truth a secret. It’s the only way to stay alive in a world of night—a world where humans are considered a delicacy and hunted for their blood.

When he’s chosen for a once in a lifetime opportunity to hunt the last remaining humans, Gene’s carefully constructed life begins to crumble around him. He’s thrust into the path of a girl who makes him feel things he never thought possible—and into a ruthless pack of hunters whose suspicions about his true nature are growing. Now that Gene has finally found something worth fighting for, his need to survive is stronger than ever—but is it worth the cost of his humanity?

Via GoodReads.


Why I'm Waiting: A dystopian world run by vampires? I can't help but think of The Immortal Rules, which I loved. And The Hunt has its own fun twists as well. A male main character for one thing, something not very common in our beloved YA genre. And while he's pretending to be a vampire, he is chosen to help in the hunt for the remaining humans. It's like a delicious mix of The Hunger Games and The Immortal Rules or something!

Not only does The Hunt sound good, but it has high ratings on GoodReads as well - an average 3.95 to be exact. A Cupcake and a Latte says "Incredible action, skin-crawling suspense, and heart racing romance is what readers will find in Andrew Fukuda's The Hunt!" Check, check, and check! This book meets all of the requirements to be one of my favorite books. Now we just have to wait until May 8th..

What are you guys waiting to read?

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30 comments:

Christy @ Captivated Reading said...

OHHH! This sounds great! I'm going to have to add this to my TBR pile! Great choice!

Meg said...

THE HUNT was pretty good, actually! Great pick, Linny. Thanks for stopping by my blog. :D

Meg @ The Book Galaxy

Lilly @ (LillysBookIsland) said...

sound good, hope you enjoy it when you put your hand on it :)

Shan @ Mostly Books said...

I definitely agree with the point made about a male as a main character, those are particularly 'rare' in YA books, especially dystopian/paranormal novels! Now I'm waiting for this one too! Hahaha (:

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Thanks Christy! Too bad we have to wait so long for it. :( And I checked out your WoW!

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

No problem Meg! :D And I'm glad to hear it was good, can't wait to get to read it myself!

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Thanks Lilly and I hope so too! Sometimes I get really excited about a book and it ends up being a dud, which is never fun.

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Glad to hear you think this one sounds interesting too! I guess we're stuck waiting together for this one since it doesn't come out until May.. At least that's not too long to wait. :)

Natasa @ What Makes YA Beautiful said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! :) This one's been on my TBR for ages, I can't wait till it comes out.

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

No problem Natasa! And I definitely can't wait either, less than three weeks to go though! :D

Debbie@ I Heart YA Books said...

I love The Hunt! Gene is such a great guy character! Can't wait to read your review Linny! :)

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Thanks Debbie! And I'm glad to hear you liked it! I'll be honest, I'm kind of wary when it comes to male MCs, so it's good to know that he's great. :)

roro said...

i loved it /i loved it / i loved it/ i loved gene
ok calm down

hi linny
awesome wow

Johannah Doll said...

I will have to add this to my list! Thanks for telling me about it.

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Yay, happy to hear that it's such an awesome book! Now I really can't wait to read it. :D I really need to request it on NetGallery.. Thanks for the heads up Roro! :)

Cherry said...

Looks like something to look forward to :)

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

For sure! I'm very excited for this one. :D

Braine @ Talk Supe said...

This is in my buddy, Cimmaron's TBR pile but she's taking a break from the Supe now and instead into contemporary romance. LOL I call it the palate cleanse. Thanks for following us and for dropping by our blog.

I am following you back :)

P.S. I love your thumbnail photo

Book Sake said...

I've got a copy and I can't wait to get to it - sounds good to me!!! (New follower!)

- Jessica @ Book Sake

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Thanks about the photo and for the follow, I apprecaite it! :) And I myself can't much stand contemporary haha, but you'll have to let me know what she thinks of this one when she does read it. ;)

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Oh I'm so jealous! Can't wait to hear your thoughts on it Jessica. :) And thank you very much for following.

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

No problem Johannah! I hope it's as good as it sounds. :)

readiculously-peachy said...

Hey Linny!
This sounds like a great book! I think I might definitely pick up a copy once it's out! Only 2 more weeks :P

See you around!:)

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

Yay, only two more weeks! Hopefully I'll have some of the mountain of books waiting to be read cut into by that point. ;)

Books And Beyond said...

I LOOOOVED this book Linny. I love finding new chances to talk about how much I loved it..lol..
I gave up on vampire books for awhile cuz they got so awful until I got this puppy in the mail! I stayed up ALL night reading it.
I am curious to see what ur review will say.
New visitor. Have a gr8 night!
www.booksandbeyond.net

Marchell said...

OH wow i really want to read this book, great review it seems like a good read i will have to get my hands on it ! thank you for sharing
marchellscorner.blogspot.com

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

@Books And BeyondWell, thanks for dropping by1 :) And the same thing happened to me about vampire books before I read The Immortal Rules.. loved that one. So I'm happy to hear you loved this one too! :D Can't wait to read it.

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

@Marchell
Unfortunately, this wasn't a review but only a Waiting on Wednesday. I think it will turn out to be a great read though.

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

This looks really good, the cover reminds me of another dystopian out there but i can't think of the name of it. Thanks for stopping by, i'm a new follower!

Linny @ Linnys Literature said...

@Carrie
Thanks for following, I appreciate it! :)
And I thought so too! Something less hyped but still sounded good... can't think of it. Hmm.

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