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Cover image of ADAPTATION by Malinda Lo

Cover image of ADAPTATION by Malinda Lo

BOOK JACKET BLURB: Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. Thousands of people die. Fearing terrorism, the Unites States government grounds all flights, and millions of travelers are stranded. Among them are Reese and her debate team partner and longtime crush David, who are in Arizona when the disaster occurs. On their drive home to San Francisco, along a stretch of empty highway in the middle of the Nevada night, a bird flies into their headlights. Their car flips over. When they wake up in a military hospital, the doctor won’t tell them what happened, where they are—or how they’ve been miraculously healed. Things become even stranger when Reese returns home. San Francisco feels like a different place with police enforcing curfew, hazmat teams collecting dead birds, and a strange presence that seems to be following her. When Reese unexpectedly collides with the beautiful Amber Gray, her search for the truth is forced in an entirely new direction—and threatens to expose a vast global conspiracy that the government has worked for decades to keep secret.

Published by Little, Brown, 2012, $17.99
400 pages
Release date: September 18, 2012
ISBN: 9780316197960

Awards:

Finalist for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award (Children’s/Young Adult)

REVIEWS:

Publishers Weekly, August 6, 2012

School Library Journal, September 2, 2012

Kirkus, July 22, 2012

Booklist, October 1, 2012

Lambda Literary, January 9, 2013

INTERVIEWS:

The Hub (YALSA / ALA), June 27, 2013

Geekquality, February 6, 2013

Asian Americans Writers’ Workshop, September 18, 2012

AUTHOR’S WEB PRESENCE:

Author’s website: http://www.malindalo.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/malindalo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/malindalo

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