…eleven Lunars hiding.
A plague ravages the population of New Beijing. Only one person has the cure.
Humans aren’t the only living beings in the world. Evolved humans called Lunars also live in relative peace with those on Earth. These human look-a-likes live on the moon, using glamours and other extraordinary powers. Those with the bioelectrical impulses in their brain that allow them to change appearance or control someone serve a vicious queen who is plotting a nefarious plan against Earth…
Letumosis sweeps through the population of New Beijing and the entire Eastern Commonwealth. It’s a fear even greater than the runaway shells from Luna. This disease kills. The shells (Lunars without powers) are hidden, illegal immigrants to the Earth–that also carry Letumosis in their genes. People fear the Lunars–and rightfully so. They can either control you, pass a deadly disease to you or get them in trouble with the law. But the one person who knows the cure isn’t willing to give it away out of the goodness of her heart. No, Queen Levana of Luna is negotiating a far more cunning plan for the country of Eastern Commonwealth…
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Author: Marissa Meyer
Genre: YA Dystopian
Series: The Lunar Chronicles (Book 1)
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
Format: Hardcover, 390 Pages
ISBN-10: 0312641893 (Feiwel & Friends)
ISBN-13: 978-0312641894 (Feiwel & Friends)
Even in the future, the story begins with once upon a time
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl….
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