Release Date: June 4th 2019
Source: E-galley from FFBC Tours which did not influence my opinion
My rating: 4 stars
trilogy from Taran Matharu, author of the New York Times–bestselling Summoner
people have vanished with no explanation. A group of teenagers are about to
new boarding school, contemplating his future, when he finds himself
transported to another realm. He soon discovers their new world is populated
with lost remnants from the past: prehistoric creatures, ancient relics, and
stranger still — people. Overwhelmed by his new surroundings, Cade has little
time to adjust, for soon he and his fellow classmates are forced to become
contenders in a brutal game, controlled by mysterious overlords.
and why did they choose these teens? Cade must prepare for battle . . . because
hiding is not an option.
York Times bestselling author of the Summoner series, which has been translated
into 15 languages and has sold over a million copies. He was born in London in
1990 and found a passion for writing during early adolescence, beginning his
first book at 9 years old.
graduating with a First Class degree in Business Administration, Taran was keen
to explore a new avenue and get inside the publishing world, landing an
internship in Digital Sales at Penguin Random House, from June to September
time off to travel, Taran began to write ‘Summoner’ in November 2013 at the age
of 22, taking part in ‘Nanowrimo 2013’ and sharing his work on Wattpad.com. The
shared sample of the story went viral, reaching over 3 million reads in less
than six months. Taran went on to launch his professional writing career, and
has never looked back.
SUMMONER series is published by Hodder Children’s (Hachette) in the UK,
Australia and Commonwealth, Feiwel and Friends (Macmillan) in the US and
Canada, Hachette Jeunesse in France, Heyne in Germany, Planeta in Spain, Crown
in Taiwan, Record in Brazil, EKSMO in Russia, Jaguar in Poland, Ecliptic in
Bulgaria, Alpress in the Czech Republic, Ithaki in Turkey, Forlaget Forar in
Denmark and Unieboek in the Netherlands.