01-30-2013 05:46 PM - edited 01-30-2013 05:49 PM
Just saw the cover reveal in EW of the first book in Brandon Sanderson's upcoming YA dystopian trilogy, entitled Steelheart (Sept. 24, 2013, Hardcover, $19.99).
Below is the short teaser and the cover!
There are no heroes.
Every single person who manifested powers—we call them Epics—turned out to be evil.
Here, in the city once known as Chicago, an extraordinarily powerful Epic declared himself Emperor. Steelheart has the strength of ten men and can control the elements. It is said no bullet can harm him, no sword can split his skin, no explosion can burn him. He is invincible.
It has been ten years. We live our lives as best we can. Nobody fights back . . . nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans who spend their lives studying powerful Epics, finding their weaknesses, then assassinating them.
My name is David Charleston. I’m not one of the Reckoners, but I intend to join them. I have something they need. Something precious, something incredible. Not an object, but an experience. I know his secret.
I’ve seen Steelheart bleed.
01-30-2013 07:01 PM
01-30-2013 07:24 PM
So is Chicago the new go-to location for YA Dystopia? Divergent begins filming in a month or two.
It certainly seems to be a hot spot for some reason!
02-06-2013 03:54 PM
I had seen this show up and I'm curious about it. I wonder if I could get the kid into Sanderson's work...seeing how much I've enjoyed his adult writing. This could be one for us to read together. And kind of a flip feel to the superhero powers idea. I like it.
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