Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780062073327, 384pp.
Publication Date: March 27, 2012
You don't want to mess with Durango.
He left his crew behind.
His father is dead.
And he's going to prove himself to Vienne,
even if he dies trying.
As he races through flood
and fire and across a violent
and terrifying planet,
there's a 97% chance he's
going to die trying.
But who's counting.
Praise for Black Hole Sun:School Library Journal Best Book“Rockets readers to new frontiers . . . action-packed.”
-Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games
“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
“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.”
-The Horn Book
“Action, adventure, sci-fi, and horror buffs will all find this an almost perfect mix of all of the genres.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“In this stand-alone companion to Black Hole Sun (2010), Gill returns to his fascinating future world: a postapocalyptic Mars trashed by Earth emigrants. . . . Durango’s clever banter with his interior sidekick . . . is a highlight.”