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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Happy Debut YA Book Birthday

It's that time of year, when the world falls in love...

Oh wait, I meant, it's that time of week, when we share birthday love.
This week's happy debut YA book birthday wishes go out to:

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Juliette hasn't touched anyone in exactly 264 days. 

The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal. As long as she doesn't hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don't fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color. 

The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war-- and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she's exactly what they need right now. 

Juliette has to make a choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior. 

In this electrifying debut, Tahereh Mafi presents a world as riveting asThe Hunger Games and a superhero story as thrilling as The X-Men. Full of pulse-pounding romance, intoxicating villainy, and high-stakes choices,Shatter Me is a fresh and original dystopian novel—with a paranormal twist—that will leave readers anxiously awaiting its sequel.

Oh, and then of course, there's Destined. But you all already know about that.  :)  OMG!! OMG!! SQUEE!!

4 comments:

Giselle said...

Yay for Destined!

Lynne said...

Go DESTINED! It's AWESOME!(Disclaimer: I am one of Jessie's CP's, and had the honor to read an ARC. IT"S even MORE amazing than ever!!!)

SHATTER ME looks good. Thanks for the rec!
((hugs))
lynne

Pk Hrezo said...

I've heard Shatter Me is outstanding. Can't wait to read it! And I can't wait to read Destined either! It sounds so awesome! Happy Book Birthday!!

Jenelle R. said...

Two awesome books releasing on the same day! Congrats on your debut novel! :D Can't wait to read both books!

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