Monday, October 1, 2018

Cover Reveal: Blastaway by Melissa Landers

Today I'm sharing the cover for Blastaway by Melissa Landers :D I adore Melissa. And the books I have read by her so far have all been awesome. I'm a couple of books behind, which I need to read very soon. <3 Melissa is awesome. And Blastaway looks and sounds so amazing, eee :D I cannot wait to read this fun looking middle grade book. It will be out next summer, and I'll be reading it as soon as possible. Huge thank you to Jaime at Rockstar Book Tours for letting me take part in this reveal :D Pretty excited about this book, and hope all of you are too. <3 What do you think of the cover? :D Isn't it gorgeous? I love it :)


Exclusive Excerpt.

At some point, I must have fallen asleep.

I say that for two reasons. First, my chin was wet with drool, and I hardly ever slobber on myself when I’m awake. And second, I was no longer on Earth.

I sat bolt upright and stared out the window as distant stars whizzed past in a blur. There were no planets in sight, and judging by the swirling purple nebula ahead of me, this wasn’t the way to Nana’s house. I checked the navigation screen and felt my mouth drop open. The flashing beacon that represented my ship was halfway between Earth and Fasti.

(So you see, it is totally possible to steal a spaceship on accident.)

I guess my hand hit the EXECUTE button when I fell asleep. And because it would take just as long for me to turn around and go home as it would to finish my journey, it made sense to keep going, right? Either way, my parents would ground me into the afterlife, so I might as well earn the sentence, right?

Right.

An electric thrill rushed through my veins when I thought about the possibilities that lay ahead of me. Anything could happen on this trip. Literally anything. I could discover a brand-new element. Or meet a secret race of aliens. Or invent a new energy source. Or eat so much chocolate that I puked. Either way, I had complete freedom to make this journey into whatever I wanted, and once I realized that, there was no freaking way I could turn back. It was like the universe had dropped a gift in my lap, a gift I had no intention of returning.    

I wiped the drool off my chin and smiled.

“Hold onto your stars, Fasti. Here I come.”







Pitched as "Home Alone in space," a young science prodigy who runs away in his family spaceship must team up with a plucky mutant to save the Earth from destruction.



Scheduled for publication Summer 2019. 

It is not possible to buy Blastaway yet, but hopefully soon. When it shows up, in will be here on Amazon and The Book Depository.



Melissa Landers is a former teacher who left the classroom to pursue other worlds. A proud sci-fi geek, she isn’t afraid to wear her Princess Leia costume in public—just ask her kids. She lives just outside Cincinnati in the town of Loveland, “Sweetheart of Ohio.”


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