Mittwoch, 30. Mai 2012

Cover Revealed: Dystopien und ein Mädchen ohne Vergangenheit und Zukunft

© Simon Pulse
Niemand kann einer Dystopie widerstehen. Und erst recht nicht wenn sie ein solch interessantes Cover hat: Sehr steril gehalten und ein junges Pärchen in OP Klamotten (???). Was es damit auf sich hat? Epidemie Prävention!

Kurzbeschreibung:
With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child; Sloane knows they’ll do anything to keep her alive. She also knows that everyone who’s been through The Program returns as a blank slate. Because their depression is gone—but so are their memories.

Under constant surveillance at home and at school, Sloane puts on a brave face and keeps her feelings buried as deep as she can. The only person Sloane can be herself with is James. He’s promised to keep them both safe and out of treatment, and Sloane knows their love is strong enough to withstand anything. But despite the promises they made to each other, it’s getting harder to hide the truth. They are both growing weaker. Depression is setting in. And The Program is coming for them.


© Feiwel & Friends
Der legendäre zweite Teil zum bereits legendären ersten Teil der Dystopie Trilogie "Razorland".
Wunderbarerweise hat man sich mit dem Cover am Stil des ersten Teils orientiert. Ist ja mittlerweile auch nicht mehr selbstverständlich ;)

Kurzbeschreibung: (Achtung Spoiler!)
Deuce’s whole world has changed. Down below, she was considered an adult. Now, topside in a town called Salvation, she’s a brat in need of training in the eyes of the townsfolk. She doesn’t fit in with the other girls: Deuce only knows how to fight.
To make matters worse, her Hunter partner, Fade, keeps Deuce at a distance. Her feelings for Fade haven’t changed, but he seems not to want her around anymore. Confused and lonely, she starts looking for a way out.
Deuce signs up to serve in the summer patrols—those who make sure the planters can work the fields without danger. It should be routine, but things have been changing on the surface, just as they did below ground. The Freaks have grown smarter. They’re watching. Waiting. Planning. The monsters don’t intend to let Salvation survive, and it may take a girl like Deuce to turn back the tide.


© Little Brown
Und noch ein zweiter Teil einer Trilogie. Bis jetzt habe ich sehr viele gute Kritiken zum ersten Band gelesen auch wenn ich gestehen muss, dass dieser bisweilen noch auf meinem SuB verweilt ...
Auch hier wurde ich wieder am Stile des ersten Bandes orientiert, jedoch wirkt dieses durch das Rot noch um einiges düsterer als die erste Version mit dem Blau. Sehr gelungen!

Kurzbeschreibung:
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed "Daughter of Smoke and Bone," Karou must come to terms with who and what she is, and how far she'll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, mysteries and secrets, new characters and old favorites, Days of Blood and Starlight brings the richness, color and intensity of the first book to a brand new canvas.






©  Harper Children's
Ein Mädchen ohne Vergangenheit, das als Assassine ausgebildet wird? ICH MUSS ES HABEN!

Kurzbeschreibung:
Nisha was abandoned at the gates of the City of a Thousand Dolls when she was just a child. Now sixteen, she lives on the grounds of the isolated estate, where orphan girls apprentice as musicians, healers, courtesans, and, if the rumors are true, assassins. Nisha makes her way as Matron’s assistant, her closest companions the mysterious cats that trail her shadow. Only when she begins a forbidden flirtation with the city’s handsome young courier does she let herself imagine a life outside the walls. Until one by one, girls around her start to die.

Before she becomes the next victim, Nisha decides to uncover the secrets that surround the girls’ deaths. But by getting involved, Nisha jeopardizes not only her own future in the City of a Thousand Dolls—but her own life.

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