Today is my tour stop for the FFBC Sky Without Stars blog tour, and I’m so excited to be featuring some really cool stuff for it.
Title: Sky Without Stars
Series: System Divine #1
Authors: Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: March 26, 2019
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A thief. An officer. A guardian.
Three strangers, one shared destiny…
When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing.
Whispers of revolution have begun – a revolution that hinges on three unlikely heroes…
Chatine is a street-savvy thief who will do anything to escape the brutal Regime, including spy on Marcellus, the grandson of the most powerful man on the planet.
Marcellus is an officer – and the on of a renowned traitor. In training to take command of the military, Marcellus begins to doubt the government he’s vowed to serve when his father dies and leaves behind a cryptic message that only one person can read: a girl named Aloutte.
Aloutte is living in an underground refuge, where she guards and protects the last surviving library on the planet. But a shocking murder will bring Aloutte to the surface for the first time in twelve years and plunge Laterre into chaos.
All three have a role to play in a dangerous game of revolution – and together they will shape the future of a planet.
Power, romance, and destiny collide in this sweeping reimagining of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece, Les Misérables.
Sky Without Stars releases tomorrow and, if you love Les Misérables with a bit of a space opera spin to it, then you’ll love this. Today is actually the last day to pre-order your copy and enter to get some awesome book swag – an autographed bookplate, Sky Without Stars bookmark and postcard. Plus if you order from one of the indie bookstores listed here you’ll get a LIMITED EDITION full-color poster map of Laterre that won’t be available anywhere else.
Another plus, all pre-orders are guaranteed to get one of two secret covers that will only be available on the book’s first printing.
And to get you even more excited (and ready) for tomorrow’s release, here’s an excerpt from Sky Without Stars. This one is from Chatine’s POV, our feisty and crafty thief whose destiny will change Laterre.
Excerpt | Sky Without Stars (Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell)
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About the Authors:
JESSICA BRODY is the author of more than 15 books for teens, tweens, and adult including Addie Bell’s Shortcut to Growing Up, A Week of Mondays, Boys of Summer, 52 Reasons to Hate My Father, and the three books in the sci-fi Unremembered trilogy. She’s also the author of the Descendants: School of Secrets series, based on the hit Disney Channel original movie, Descendants. Her books have been translated and published in over 23 countries and Unremembered and 52 Reasons to Hate My Father are currently in development as major motion pictures. She lives with her husband and four dogs, and splits her time between California and Colorado.
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JOANNE RENDELL is the author of three novels and holds a PhD in English literature. She teaches fiction writing to teens and kids, and is a board member for the youth Shakespeare company, New Genesis Productions. With her husband and son, Joanne divides her time between New York City, and New Paltz, New York.
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Thanks for being on the tour!! I just now realized that my copy of the book has the Refuge symbol on it. Very cool!!
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