This week's book is...
Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston
Published By: Putnam Juvinile
Publication Date: September 17, 2013
Genre: YA - Dystopia
Welcome to New Vegas, a city once covered in bling, now blanketed in ice. Like much of the destroyed planet, the place knows only one temperature—freezing. But some things never change. The diamond in the ice desert is still a 24-hour hedonistic playground and nothing keeps the crowds away from the casino floors, never mind the rumors about sinister sorcery in its shadows.
At the heart of this city is Natasha Kestal, a young blackjack dealer looking for a way out. Like many, she's heard of a mythical land simply called “the Blue.” They say it’s a paradise, where the sun still shines and the waters are turquoise. More importantly, it’s a place where Nat won’t be persecuted, even if her darkest secret comes to light.
But passage to the Blue is treacherous, if not impossible, and her only shot is to bet on a ragtag crew of mercenaries led by a cocky runner named Ryan Wesson to take her there. Danger and deceit await on every corner, even as Nat and Wes find themselves inexorably drawn to each other. But can true love survive the lies? Fiery hearts collide in this fantastic tale of the evil men do and the awesome power within us all
I have been a pretty huge Melissa de la Cruz fan since I read her Blue Bloods series and although it's not the best series I've ever read I find Melissa's writing so enjoyable. I also adore dystopia novels and so this is gonna be amazing for me. I think this sounds incredible and very unique which is hard to do in a world with so many dystopia novels circulating. I cannot wait to read this one.
What do you think?