Posts Tagged ‘Harperteen’

Mila 2.0
By Debra Driza
Book 1


Seventeen year old Mila lives with her mother in a small Minnesota town. Mila is not like other teenage girls and she was never meant to know that she was different. She was never meant to know that she was an experiment in artificial intelligence built in a secret computer lab.
But she does find out and soon she has no choice but to run for her life, for her very existence.
There are dangerous operatives who want her terminated for knowing too much and others who want to catch her and unlock the technology within.
But Mila is discovering that there is more to her technological creation and it just may hold the key to keeping her alive.
This sounds intriguing and I have already ordered it from my library when it becomes available. Only a few days until publication day.

Prophecy (book 1)
By Ellen Oh

“The greatest warrior in all of the Seven Kingdoms . . . is a girl with yellow eyes”

This is not out until Januar 2013 but it sounds so exciting that I am posting this trailer ahead of the book’s publication so you can keep an eye out for it.

Kira is the prince’s bodyguard and must protect him. A demon slayer and an outcast, Kira is despised by almost everyone.
An impending demon invasion sets Kira and the young prince on the run. Along the way, there are demons soldiers to fight and many other adventures to overcome. And what of the legendary lost ruby which may just be the key to victory.

“Intrigue and mystery, ancient lore and action-packed fantasy come together in this heart-stopping first book in a trilogy.”

What’s left of me
By Kat Zhang
Hybrid Chronicles Book 1

This sounds so intriguing I have just placed a hold for a library copy but may have to wait as all copies are out. Rats!
It is a time when children are born with two souls. One of the souls is dominant, and the other is recessive. After a few years of the child’s life, the recessive soul is supposed to fade away (settle) leaving behind the dominant soul. If that doesn’t happen then the child is known as a hybrid. Eva and Addie have known each other always, two souls sharing the same body. Starting out just like everyone else, taking turns to learn to walk and talk but they did not settle. Doctors thought Addie was healthy and declared Eva gone. But, she wasn’t . . . Hybrids are hated and feared and the governement hunts them down.
Eva clings to the remnants of her life and the only one who knows she’s still there, trapped inside their body is Addie. But how can she help her Can’t wait!

The rise of nine
By Pittacus Lore

I can not wait for this book to come out this month. I loved the first two in the series and am dying to find out what will happen next.
Do read I am number four and The power of six first. I am not usually a science fiction fan but these books had me hooked and it feels like I have been waiting forever. Well the wait is almost over. Phew!
“They caught Number One in Malaysia.
Number Two in England.
And Number Three in Kenya.
I am Number Four.
I know that I am next.”

Slide by Jill Hathaway
Harperteen 2012
Just published and talk of the town.
Vee is a narcoleptic, but is it really narcolepsy or does she have a special gift? When Vee passes out during a narcoleptic event she slides at random into the heads of other people. This time she wakes up standing over the body of a cheerleader. While others think the cheerleader’s death is a suicide, Vee knows differently. She knows, becasue she was inside the head of the killer. Soon another cheerleader is killed and everyone is a suspect.