Monday, March 5, 2012
The Star by Javi Araguz and Isabel Hierro
Title: “The Star” (La Estrella)
Authors: Javi Araguz & Isabel Hierro
Genre: YA, fantasy, greenpunk, dystopia, romance, adventure.
Published in: 20 countries in Spanish and Portuguese.
Read the first chapter translated to English on the website
The boy’s eyes glittered so strongly, presaging an imminent rupture of The Quietude. Lan was
perfectly aware of the prohibition of touching a Star Walker, but right now there was no
turning back as their fates had inevitably been sealed off.
Centuries ago a catastrophe turned Linde into a hostile place; since then, the survivors have
learned to live in isolation within the boundaries of the Safe Limits. But, the planet is
constantly subjected to a change in shape and people are lost, never return. After a violent
planetary transformation, Lan, a courageous girl from Salvia clan, wakes up in the middle of
the desert, only to be rescued by her worst enemy.
A young man marked by a curse.
A village hiding the biggest secret ever to be kept.
A love as dangerous as it is impossible.
A world whose surface is forever undergoing changes… when getting lost is the equivalent of
Sounds like a great read doesn't it? At the moment it is written in Spanish, BUT CLICK HERE TO PETITION TO HAVE IT TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH.
It also has a truly awesome book trailer, and a making of the cover as well!