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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Self-Discovery Month at readergirlz: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

We are thrilled to welcome Scott Westerfeld to readergirlz. His latest novel, LEVIATHAN, is our March pick! Check out our interview with Scott, book party ideas themed around both books, and our Reach Out project idea--as well as the awesome soundtrack Scott has chosen for the book--on readergirlz.com.

Here's a little about LEVIATHAN:
Prince Aleksander is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battle-torn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman, serving aboard a living airship. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered. With the Great War brewing, Alek and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way... taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.
And the buzz...
"Leviathan is steampunk at its best: an imaginative historical and technological adventure filled with characters of heart and courage. Any one who dreams of following her dreams and discovering her destiny will soar through this book." - Dia Calhoun, readergirlz diva

"This steampunk adventure is sure to become a classic." - School Library Journal

"The request line for the sequel can start forming now." - The Bulletin

Starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, School Library Journal, and The Bulletin.

"When a book pursues you into your dreams, you can't ignore it." - Sunday Telegraph

Westerfeld was named one of eight YA writers who shaped the decade by Amazon's book blog.

We are excited to have the amazing Scott with us this month! Join us all month at the readergirlz blog for discussions. Also, mark your calendars for a LIVE chat with Scott on Wednesday, March 17th at 6pm PST/9pm EST.

Happy March, readergirlz!


Shannon O'Donnell said...

Awesome!! Thanks for the heads up. This is exciting news. :-)

Solvang Sherrie said...

I am so glad I read your post. The cover of this book has never appealed to me so I haven't read it. But that description just pulled me in! Thank you!