GLOW is the first book the new Sky Chasers series by Amy Kathleen Ryan. Here’s a quick blurb from the book: A violent battle separates two young lovers on a ship bound for New Earth. Will they find a way back to their ship —- and each other? And most importantly, will they survive and preserve the future of the human race? One of you who comments on this post will win a copy of the book! See details below.
Amy Kathleen Ryan earned an MA in English Literature at the University of Vermont, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School Creative Writing for Children Program in New York City. She is also the author of two widely acclaimed young adult novels, Zen and Xander Undone and Vibes.
Want to read more from Amy Kathleen Ryan?
This giveaway is provided by Dark Faerie Tales
One winner will receive a copy of Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Available on September 13, 2011 from Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin
About the Book:
What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you’d been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue?
Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth’s collapse, the ship’s crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader’s efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don’t know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them…
Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he’s the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.
But when the Empyrean faces sudden attack by their assumed allies, they quickly find out that the enemies aren’t all from the outside.
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4. Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada only.
5. Please include your email address in your comment.
6. Giveaway ends Thursday, September 8th at 11:59 PM EST.
7. The winner will be picked with the help of Random.org.
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