Black Hole Sun

By David Macinnis Gill
(Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780061673047, 352pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

Durango is playing the cards he was dealt. And it’s not a good hand.

He’s lost his family.

He’s lost his crew.

And he’s got the scars to prove it.

You don’t want to mess with Durango.




About the Author

David Macinnis Gill is a former high school teacher. In a starred review, Kirkus called his first novel, Soul Enchilada, an "action-packed power-punch of a debut."




Praise For Black Hole Sun

School Library Journal Best Book“Rockets readers to new frontiers . . . action-packed.”
-Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games

“Great story, great characters, and nonstop action. David Gill takes you to a rugged, fast, tough world.”
-Chris Crutcher, author of Deadline and Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

“Black Hole Sun grabbed me by the throat and didn’t let go until the last page. In the best tradition of Heinlein and Firefly, Black Hole Sun is for readers who like their books fast-paced, intense, and relentless. Buy it, read it, pass it on!”
-Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Wintergirls and Speak

“Readers will have a hard time turning the pages fast enough as the body count rises to the climactic, satisfying ending, which will leave new fans hopeful for more adventures.”
-Booklist (starred review)

“Action, adventure, sci-fi, and horror buffs will all find this an almost perfect mix of all of the genres, and the addition of a soupçon of romance and hints of painful family drama results in a book that’s got appeal to just about any potential speculative-fiction fan.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Science-fiction fans will cheer Durango on in his exploits and enjoy the twists in the novel’s satisfying conclusion. ”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“Fast-paced, compulsively readable, and outright funny.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

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