Swarm : Zeroes

Swarm : Zeroes

Zeroes Book 2

by Margo LanaganDeborah Biancotti and Scott Westerfeld

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 28/11/2018

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The second book in the unputdownable, action-packed Zeroes series from New York Times bestselling authors.

Every Power has a Dark Side.

Keep the secret.
Use your power for good.
Keep out of trouble.
Stick together.
Or things will fall apart.

They thought they'd already faced their toughest fight. But there's no relaxing for the reunited Zeroes. It's the holiday season, but the celebration at the Zeroes' underground nightclub is blown apart when two strangers with new powers take to the dance floor. The Zeroes pursue them, only to discover that they're fleeing an even more sinister power-wielder, Swarm. The Zeroes must learn all they can about this dangerous new player if they are to stay safe.

Meanwhile each of the Zeroes also has their own issues to deal with. Bellwether's confidence is challenged, and Mob questions the nature of her power. Crash's conscience gets a workout, and Anon and Scam face harsh truths about belonging. And it's up to Flicker to pick up the reins and lead the Zeroes into a terrifying showdown.

A terrific sequel with a cracking pace that raises the stakes in this brilliant and unique superheroes series.

ISBN:
9781760528324
9781760528324
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
28-11-2018
Publisher:
ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
400
Dimensions (mm):
198x128mm
Weight:
0.35kg
Margo Lanagan

Margo Lanagan is an acclaimed writer of novels and short stories. Black Juice was a Michael L. Printz Honor Book, and won two World Fantasy Awards and the Victorian Premier's Award for Young Adult Fiction.

Red Spikes won the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and a Horn Book Fanfare title, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and longlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

Her novel Tender Morsels won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel and was an Honor Book in the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature.

Her novel Sea Hearts was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and won a WA Premiers Book Award, the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers, The Norma K Hemming Award and the Barbara Jefferis Award, an Indie Award and an Aurealis Award among many other honours.

Zeroes, and its sequel Swarm, co-authored with Scott Westerfeld and Deborah Biancotti, were New York Times bestsellers.

Deborah Biancotti

Deborah Biancotti has published two short story collections. Her Aurealis-shortlisted Bad Power explored ordinary people discovering their superpowers.

All three authors live in Sydney, where they are part of the overlapping communities of writers of genre and young adult fiction. They meet at a pub to keep the Zeroes series on track and squabble about characters' motivations.

Scott Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld is best known as the author of the Uglies series, a number-one New York Times bestseller, and the Leviathan and Zeroes trilogies, both New York Times bestsellers. His standalone novels include So Yesterday, and Afterworlds.

His other works include the Midnighters trilogy, the Peeps and Risen Empire duologies, and the eponymous first book of the Horizon multi-platform series. His novels have won the Philip K Dick Special Citation, the Aurelius Award (twice), the Victorian Premier's Award, and have been named New York Times Notable Books and Best Books for Young Adults Top Ten Children's Books of the Year.

Scott co-wrote the Shay's Story Uglies-based graphic novels with Devin Grayson. He is also the author of the graphic novel Spill Zone, illustrated by Alex Puvilland. He lives in Sydney and New York.

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