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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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The author of the Twilight series of # 1 bestsellers delivers her brilliant first novel for adults: a gripping story of love and betrayal in a future with the fate of humanity at stake.

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed.

Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.

Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves-Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.

Featuring what may be the first love triangle involving only two bodies, THE HOST is a riveting and unforgettable novel that will bring a vast new readership to one of the most compelling writers of our time.

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The author of the #1 bestselling Twilight series delivers a brilliant first novel for adults: a gripping story of love and betrayal in a future where the fate of humanity is at stake.

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Stephenie Meyer is the author of the #1 bestselling Twilight Saga and The Host. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English literature, and she lives with her husband and three young sons in Arizona.

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melissa_williams6, March 24, 2008 (view all comments by melissa_williams6)
omg i am so excited for this book to come out. I absalutely loved the twilight saga and i have a feeling with stephenie's talent this book will be just as ah-mazing. Super excited!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316034111
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Meyer, Stephenie
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Biological invasions
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Love; Betrayal; Mind control; Memories; Desire; Love triangles; Aliens; Soul eaters; Soul stealing
Copyright:
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20080506
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
1152
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 x 2.5 in 2.92 lb

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