Stitching Snow (Hardcover)
Disney-Hyperion, 9781423185079, 328pp.
Publication Date: October 14, 2014
List Price: 17.99*
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Princess Snow is missing. Her home planet is filled with violence and corruption at the hands of King Matthias and his wife as they attempt to punish her captors. The king will stop at nothing to get his beloved daughter back-but that's assuming she wants to return at all. Essie has grown used to being cold. Temperatures on the planet Thanda are always sub-zero, and she fills her days with coding and repairs for the seven loyal drones that run the local mines. When a mysterious young man named Dane crash-lands near her home, Essie agrees to help the pilot repair his ship. But soon she realizes that Dane's arrival was far from accidental, and she's pulled into the heart of a war she's risked everything to avoid. In her enthralling debut, R.C. Lewis weaves the tale of a princess on the run from painful secrets . . . and a poisonous queen. With the galaxy's future-and her own-in jeopardy, Essie must choose who to trust in a fiery fight for survival.
Praise for Stitching Snow "'Snow White' gets an upgrade in this clever, surprisingly gritty science-fiction version."
-Kirkus Reviews " A] gripping story with lots of moving parts and will likely appeal to fans of genre fiction."
-Booklist "This has strong appeal for sci-fi and fantasy lovers and fans of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles.'"
-School Library Journal "In this interplanetary retelling of Snow White, debut author Lewis reveals a talent for worldbuilding and creating complex, memorable characters."
About the Author
R.C. Lewis (www.rclewisbooks.com and @RC_Lewis) teaches math to teenagers-sometimes in sign language, sometimes not-so whether she's a science geek or a bookworm depends on when you look. That may explain why her characters don't like to be pigeonholed. Coincidentally, R.C. enjoys reading about quantum physics and the identity issues of photons.
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