Waiting on Wednesday: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Waiting on Wednesday

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights anticipated upcoming releases.

This week… Sleeping Giants.

27396059Title: Sleeping Giants
Series: Themis Files #1
Author: Sylvain Neuvel
Publisher: Del Rey
Publication date: April 26, 2016
Genres: Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy

17 years ago: A girl in South Dakota falls through the earth, then wakes up dozens of feet below ground on the palm of what seems to be a giant metal hand. Today: She is a top-level physicist leading a team of people to understand exactly what that hand is, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity. A swift and spellbinding tale told almost exclusively through transcriptions of interviews conducted by a mysterious and unnamed character, this is a unique debut that describes a hunt for truth, power, and giant body parts.

Goodreads says this book is World War Z meets The Martian, and that’s really all I need to know. The format also reminds me of Illuminae so that has be intrigued as well.

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Are you excited for Sleeping Giants? What upcoming releases are you waiting on?

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