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A brilliant new satire from the author of BURGER WUSS

For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon - a chance to party during spring break and play around with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, sending them to the hospital to lie around with nothing inside their heads for days. And it was before Titus met Violet, a beautiful, brainy teenage girl who knows something about what its like to live without the feed-and about resisting its omnipresent ability to categorize human thoughts and desires.

Following in the footsteps of George Orwell, Anthony Burgess, and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., M. T. Anderson has created a brave new world - and a hilarious new lingo - sure to appeal to anyone who appreciates smart satire, futuristic fiction laced with humor, or any story featuring skin lesions as a fashion statement.

Identity crises, consumerism, and star-crossed teenage love in a futuristic society where people connect to the Internet via feeds implanted in their brains.

Synopsis:

Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. Shes barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the governments radar.

Then her mother is arrested.

The only way to save her younger siblings from the degrading Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia, the faceless army that polices the Lunar bases and protects them from attacks by desperate Earth-dwellers. Training is brutal, but its where Phaet forms an uneasy but meaningful alliance with the preternaturally accomplished Wes, a fellow outsider.

Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom:  thats the plan. Until Phaets logically ordered world begins to crumble...

Suspenseful, intelligent, and hauntingly prescient, Dove Arising stands on the shoulders of our greatest tales of the future to tell a story that is all too relevant today.

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Now a Major Motion Picture

TODAY Book Club pick

TIME Magazines #1 Fiction Book of 2012

"The greatest romance story of this decade." Entertainment Weekly

-Millions of copies sold-

 

#1 New York Times Bestseller

#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller

#1 USA Today Bestseller

#1 International Bestseller

#1 Indie Bestseller

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazels story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

About the Author

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join the millions who follow John on Twitter (@johngreen) and tumblr (fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com) or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com.

John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763617264
Author:
Anderson, M. T.
Author:
Anderson, Matthew T.
Author:
Anderson, M. T.
Author:
Green, John
Author:
Bao, Karen
Publisher:
Viking Juvenile
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Death & Dying
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Dove Chronicles
Series Volume:
TR-02-1
Publication Date:
20150224
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1-COLOR
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by ,
Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. Shes barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the governments radar.

Then her mother is arrested.

The only way to save her younger siblings from the degrading Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia, the faceless army that polices the Lunar bases and protects them from attacks by desperate Earth-dwellers. Training is brutal, but its where Phaet forms an uneasy but meaningful alliance with the preternaturally accomplished Wes, a fellow outsider.

Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom:  thats the plan. Until Phaets logically ordered world begins to crumble...

Suspenseful, intelligent, and hauntingly prescient, Dove Arising stands on the shoulders of our greatest tales of the future to tell a story that is all too relevant today.

"Synopsis" by ,
Now a Major Motion Picture

TODAY Book Club pick

TIME Magazines #1 Fiction Book of 2012

"The greatest romance story of this decade." Entertainment Weekly

-Millions of copies sold-

 

#1 New York Times Bestseller

#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller

#1 USA Today Bestseller

#1 International Bestseller

#1 Indie Bestseller

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazels story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

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