Hugo winner (and io9 co-founder!) Charlie Jane Anders – Novelist All the birds in the sky and The city in the middle of the nightshort story collection Even bigger mistakesand writing instructions Never say you can’t surviveas well as one of my favorites movie reviews of all time – has released another highly anticipated title this week, and we’re really excited to share a first listen.
Yes, we said listen! Hynden Walch (adventure time‘s Princess Bubblegum and Starfire in the Teen Titans franchise) lends their whistles to this segment of the audiobook Dream bigger than heartbreak—Anders’ sequel to their YA fantasy hit Victories greater than deathand the second in the Unstoppable series.
Here is a summary of Dream bigger than heartbreakfollowed by an excerpt from the first chapter of the audio book.
They will do anything to be the people they are meant to be – they even travel into the heart of evil.
Rachel Townsend is the first artist to leave Earth and venture out into the galaxy – but after an encounter with an alien artifact, she is unable to make any art at all.
Elza Monteiro is determined to be the first person to venture into the Palace of Fragrant Tears and fight for a chance to become a princess—except finding the last person she ever wanted to see again in the palace.
Tina Haupt She’s studying at the Royal Space Academy with her friends, but she’s not the badass space hero everyone was expecting.
Soon, Rachael journeys into a dark void, Elza finds himself on a deadly spy mission, and Tina faces an impossible choice that could change the lives of all her friends forever.
Macmillan Audio · Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak Chapter 1, Audiobook excerpt
Charlie Jane’s Anders’ Dream bigger than heartbreak arrives April 5; You can order a copy here.
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