Tag Archives | Dystopian

What I’ve Learned by Writing a Trilogy

I’ve always been a sucker for a trilogy. It started with the countless Star Wars marathons my brothers and I watched together. From there, I’d pick up N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth series and Pierce Brown’s Red Rising trilogy. Genius compilations like Lilith’s Brood and The Hunger Games and The Lord of the Rings. They say good things come in threes. That includes my own breakthrough in the industry. Back in 2014, Random House acquired Nyxia. […]

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In the Afterlight releases today!

I am so incredibly excited that the final installment in Alex Bracken’s Darkest Minds series releases today. These books are special and dark and moving in a way I (Sooz) can’t even begin to describe. Commence the gushing. And the freaking out because I’ve been waiting a YEAR for this last book! And finally—finally—it’s here! That’s right: In the Afterlight hits stores TODAY. And oh my gosh, if you haven’t seen the trailer for it, then prepare for CHILLS. Wow, […]

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FORGED Cover Reveal!

I still can’t really believe I wrote a complete trilogy. Or that all three books now have covers! *pinches self* Because I know you’re going to scroll down immediately, let’s jump straight to the artwork for Forged, the final installment in the Taken trilogy… And here’s the official flap copy (But fair warning–minor TAKEN + FROZEN spoilers ahead!): THE TIME HAS COME TO MAKE A STAND. Gray Weathersby and his group of rebels are determined […]

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FROZEN by Erin Bowman releases today!

YAYYY!!! Today the sequel to Taken by our very own Erin Bowman releases! Alert: this book is called Frozen but is NOT the Disney Frozen. Although there are some definite similarities… Snow, for one. High stakes. The importance of family, loyalty, and love. Deception. More snow. Actually, Erin did a really cool comparison of her Frozen vs. Disney’s. You should check it out. It will amuse fans of the movie AND the series. Or, you can just read this summary and find similarities on your […]

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Happy book birthday to Champion!

IT’S HERE! It’s here! It’s finally here! I’m going to give you all a moment. Deep breathing, guys. Don’t freak out. Visualise. Imagine you are holding the book in your hands. Your wait is over. It’s going to be okay. You lasted, and now you have your reward! We here at Pub Crawl number amongst the super talented Marie Lu’s very, very many fans, and we’re SO excited to welcome CHAMPION into the world! Congratulations, […]

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