The Evaporation of Sofi Snow is another winner from Mary Weber. From the action packed page one to the dangerous adventures to find Sofi’s brother, Shilo. This book had me hooked and I want more. The characters (Miguel and Sofi) are complex and their relationship is complicated, but their connection is strong and I can’t wait to see how it develops over the next two books.
The worlds Mary creates are vivid and satisfying. I am not one to read the back copy of a book, but I loved how the story evolves and part by part everything is revealed. Video gaming teens will love this book, but it goes so much deeper than entertainment, touching on the value of life, each and every life.
I loved the cover, so unique and I love that only near the end of the book does the cover’s significance become apparent.
WARNING: You may experience a Book Hangover after turning the last page!
I received a copy of this book from the publisher through Netgalley. My opinions are my own.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Ever since the Delonese ice-planet arrived eleven years ago, Sofi’s dreams have been vivid. Alien. In a system where Earth’s corporations rule in place of governments and the humanoid race orbiting the moon are allies, her only constant has been her younger brother, Shilo. As an online gamer, Sofi battles behind the scenes of Earth’s Fantasy Fighting arena where Shilo is forced to compete in a mix of real and virtual blood sport. But when a bomb takes out a quarter of the arena, Sofi’s the only one who believes Shilo survived. She has dreams of him. And she’s convinced he’s been taken to the ice-planet.
Except no one but ambassadors are allowed there.
For Miguel–Earth’s charming young playboy–the games are of a different sort. As Ambassador to the Delonese, his career has been built on trading secrets and seduction. Until the Fantasy Fight’s bomb goes off. Now the tables have turned and he’s a target for blackmail. The game is simple: Help the blackmailers, or lose more than anyone can fathom, or Earth can afford.
From the award-winning author of the Storm Siren Trilogy, step into a diverse cast of characters spanning from the electric metropolises of earth to the chilling alien planet above, in a story of re-finding yourself in the midst of losing the one thing you love. Before it all evaporates.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Weber is the multiple-award-winning author of the bestselling young adult Storm Siren Trilogy, and The Evaporation of Sofi Snow series (all by HarperCollins). An avid high school, middle school, and conference speaker, Mary’s passion is helping others find their voice amid a world that often feels too loud. When she’s not plotting adventures involving tough girls who frequently take over the world, Mary sings 80’s hairband songs to her three muggle children, and ogles her husband who looks strikingly like Wolverine. They live in California which is perfect for stalking L.A. bands, Joss Whedon, and the ocean.
Mary’s debut, Storm Siren, was featured in the Scholastic School Book Fairs, and her novels have been endorsed by bestselling authors Marissa Meyer, Jay Asher, Wendy Higgins, CJ Redwine, and Jonathan Maberry.