2.28.2013

Cover Revealed: The Lost Sun by Tessa Gratton



THE LOST SUN
Songs of New Asgard, Book One
by Tessa Gratton
Coming 06/25/13
ISBN-13: 978-0307977465
Publisher: Random House BYR
Pages: 400
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Fans of Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Holly Black's The Curse Workers will embrace this richly drawn, Norse-mythology-infused alternate world: the United States of Asgard. 

Seventeen-year-old Soren Bearskin is trying to escape the past. His father, a famed warrior, lost himself to the battle-frenzy and killed thirteen innocent people. Soren cannot deny that berserking is in his blood--the fevers, insomnia, and occasional feelings of uncontrollable rage haunt him. So he tries to remain calm and detached from everyone at Sanctus Sigurd's Academy. But that's hard to do when a popular, beautiful girl like Astrid Glyn tells Soren she dreams of him. That's not all Astrid dreams of--the daughter of a renowned prophetess, Astrid is coming into her own inherited abilities.

When Baldur, son of Odin and one of the most popular gods in the country, goes missing, Astrid sees where he is and convinces Soren to join her on a road trip that will take them to find not only a lost god, but also who they are beyond the legacy of their parents and everything they've been told they have to be.


(Formerly titled WEIGHT OF STARS)

Can I just say that I do not love this cover. I actually kind of hate it. But this book sounds so amazing, and I've been waiting for it for so long that I am not going to let this wacky cover affect my enthusiasm or excitement for this book. It is getting crazy awesome reviews already, and I just feel let this book cover would have been improved by NOT having included the cover model. Oh well, lots of my favorite books have craptastic covers.

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