Shades of Earth Paperback
by Beth Revis
Part of the Across the Universe series
"Shades of Earth" is the final novel in the teenage romantic science fiction trilogy, from "New York Times" bestseller Beth Revis, author of "Across the Universe" and "A Million Suns".
Perfect for all fans of "The Hunger Games". Across the Universe was longlisted for the prestigous Carnegie Medal.
Amy and Elder have finally left the oppressive walls of the spaceship Godspeed behind.
They're ready to start life afresh - to build a home - on Centauri-Earth, the planet that Amy has traveled 25 trillion miles across the universe to experience.
But this new Earth isn't the paradise that Amy had been hoping for.
Amy and Elder must race to uncover who - or what - else is out there if they are to have any hope of saving their struggling colony and building a future together.
But each new discovery brings more danger. And if their colony collapses then everything they have sacrificed - friends, family, life on Earth - will have been meaningless...Praise for the "Across the Universe" trilogy: "A murder mystery, a budding romance and a dystopian world gracefully integrated into a sci-fi novel that blows away all expectation". (Melissa Marr, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Wicked Lovely"). "Entirely original, deeply compelling and totally unputdownable - I've found a new favourite!". (Carrie Ryan, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Forest of Hands and Feet"). "Revis has penned a fast-paced, action-packed follow-up with her dystopian, sci-fi thriller, "A Million Suns", that explores not only the nature of authority and loyalty but fear of the unknown and fulfilling one's personal destiny". ("LA Times"). "A riveting thriller about space travel, secrets, murder, and Realpolitik". (Kirkus, "Kirkus" starred review). Beth Revis, the "New York Times" bestselling US author of teenage novels "Across the Universe" and "A Million Suns".
She wrote her first books whilst still at university, where she secretly jotted down stories instead of taking notes.
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/05/2013
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780141333700