Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Starflight by Melissa Landers

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

This week, what's really got my pages in a twist is...

Starflight
(Starflight #1)
Publication Date: February 2, 2016
Hardcover, 320 pages, Disney-Hyperion
Genres: YA, Sci-Fi

Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She's so desperate to reach the realm that she's willing to indenture herself to Doran Spaulding, the rich and popular quarterback who made her life miserable all through high school, in exchange for passage aboard the spaceliner Zenith.

When a twist of fate lands them instead on the Banshee, a vessel of dubious repute, Doran learns he's been framed on Earth for conspiracy. As he pursues a set of mysterious coordinates rumored to hold the key to clearing his name, he and Solara must get past their enmity to work together and evade those out for their arrest. Life on the Banshee may be tumultuous, but as Solara and Doran are forced to question everything they once believed about their world--and each other--the ship becomes home, and the eccentric crew family. But what Solara and Doran discover on the mysterious Planet X has the power to not only alter their lives, but the existence of everyone in the universe...

My Thoughts

I think I drool a little whenever I look at this book. So. Pretty. Plus, I really enjoyed Melissa’s Alienated series (at least the two that have come out so far), so I’m excited to get my hands on this one.

What book are you waiting for this Wednesday?

2 comments:

  1. Great Pick. This one is totally new to me. Thanks for putting it on my radar :)

    Happy Reading

    Here is my WoW pick

    Michelle @ Book Briefs

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    1. Glad you know about it now. Melissa Landers is a really great writer. :)

      Thanks for stopping by.

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