I love getting involved with blog tours because it's a great way to discover new like-minded blogs and bloggers. The next one will be for Across The Universe by Beth Revis, which will be published on 3rd March 2011.
The press release says : Across the Universe is an astonishing story combining the popular sci-fi elements of dystopia, romance and murder mystery - set in space.
Publishing simultaneously with Penguin US, Across the Universe is set to be a global phenomenon.
Amy has left the life she loves for a world 300 years away. Amy is a cryogenically frozen passenger aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed. She expects to wake up on a new planet, 300 years in the future. But fifty years before Godspeed's scheduled landing, Amy's cryo chamber is unplugged, and she is nearly killed.
Now, Amy is caught inside an enclosed world where nothing makes sense. Godspeed's passengers have forfeited all control to Eldest, a tyrannical and frightening leader, and Elder, his rebellious and brilliant younger heir.
Amy desperately wants to trust Elder. But should she? All she knows is that she must race to unlock Godspeed's hidden secrets before whoever woke her tries to kill again.
About the author :
Beth Revis wrote her first books whilst still at university, where she secretly jotted down stories instead of taking notes. In addition to writing teen fiction, Beth is also a teacher and spends her time doing things like trying to point out the dramatic irony in 'Oedipus Rex' to classes of sixteen-year-olds.
Beth lives in rural North Carolina with her husband and her dog, where she splits her time between writing lesson plans, writing stories, and writing up plans to travel somewhere new. Across the Universe is her debut novel.
for more information : http://www.acrosstheuniversebook.com/
Don't miss the video trailer : (click here if the embedded video doesn't work)
You can also become a fan of the Across the Universe book ( UK ) Facebook Fan Page (where there will be an exciting competition challenge to follow):
You can read an extract of the first chapter here : http://www.puffin.co.uk/static/cs/uk/15/downloads/Across_the_Universe_extract.pdf
Over the next few weeks, I'll be posting a review and also a giveaway where you can win a copy of this exciting new young adult fiction novel so watch this space !
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