Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week I'm picking:
These Broken Stars
(Starbound #1) by
Amie Kaufman &
December 10th 2013
It's a night like any
other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury
spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest
planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be
Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the
universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a young war hero who learned long
ago that girls like Lilac are more trouble than they’re worth. But with
only each other to rely on, Lilac and Tarver must work together, making a
tortuous journey across the eerie, deserted terrain to seek help.
against all odds, Lilac and Tarver find a strange blessing in the
tragedy that has thrown them into each other’s arms. Without the hope of
a future together in their own world, they begin to wonder—would they
be better off staying here forever?
Everything changes when they
uncover the truth behind the chilling whispers that haunt their every
step. Lilac and Tarver may find a way off this planet. But they won’t be
the same people who landed on it.
The first in a sweeping science fiction trilogy, These Broken Stars is a timeless love story about hope and survival in the face of unthinkable odds.
Why I'm Waiting:
It looks interesting. Science Fiction books always interest me, but they are pretty out of my comfort zone. However if it's done well, it's totally worth it. I hope this one lives up to my expectations.