The Host (Mass Market)
Little, Brown and Company, 9780316043045, 864pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2011
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/5/2008)
Paperback, Large Print (5/6/2008)
Compact Disc (5/6/2008)
Mass Market (1/8/2013)
Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.
Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves -- Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.
Featuring what may be the first love triangle involving only two bodies, The Host is a riveting and unforgettable novel that will bring a vast new readership to one of the most compelling writers of our time.
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Praise For The Host: A Novel…
"An epic story of love, family, and loyalty. . . . The Host is The X-Files meets Days of Our Lives."—Carol Memmott, USA Today
"The Host lives up to the hype, blending science fiction and romance in a way that has never worked so well."—Jane Jorgenson, Library Journal
"A fantastic, inventive, thoughtful, and powerful novel. The Host should come with a warning label: it will grab you and keep you reading well into the wee hours of night, and keep you thinking, deeply, hauntingly, well after the final word. Stephenie Meyer captures characters and handles story line like a master--a hybrid combination of Stephen King and Isaac Asimov."
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