Today we are delighted to be partnering with Simon & Schuster to share a giveaway of Thunderhead by Neal Schusterman, the second book in the Arc of a Scythe series! Thea was a huge fan of Scythe (book 1 in the series), and so was ecstatic when we had the chance to participate in this giveaway.
About the Books:
Scythe (Book 1)
Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.
A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.
Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.
Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.
Thunderhead (Book 2)
Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.
The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees.
A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the “new order.” But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change.
Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?
The second book in a new series from Neal Shusterman, Thunderhead is available from Simon & Schuster. Get it in stores January 9th, 2018.
About the Author:
Neal Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty award-winning books for children, teens, and adults, including The Unwind Dystology, The Skinjacker trilogy, Downsiders, and Challenger Deep, which won the National Book Award. Scythe, the first book in his newest series Arc of a Scythe, is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows. The father of four children, Neal lives in California. Visit him at Storyman.com and Facebook.com/NealShusterman.
Enter The Giveaway:
One lucky winner will receive a Live As If You’ll Never Be Gleaned prize package, including:
- Copies of Scythe and Thunderhead
- Plus a 2018 planner and colorful pen set to kick-start the new year!
The giveaway is open to US addresses only; all prizing and samples provided by Simon & Schuster. In order to enter for a chance to win, use the form below. The giveaway will be open until Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 12:01am EST. Good luck!
And stick around for later in the week, when Thea reviews Thunderhead!