February 19, 2013
Grand Central Publishing
Hardcover, 416 pages
When the world ended, those who dwelled within the Dome were safe. Inside their glass world the Pures live on unscarred, while those outside–the Wretches– struggle to survive amidst the smoke and ash.
Believing his mother was living among the Wretches, Partridge escaped from the Dome to find her. Determined to regain control over his son, Willux, the leader of the Pures, unleashes a violent new attack on the Wretches. It”s up to Pressia Belze, a young woman with her own mysterious past, to decode a set of cryptic clues from the past to set the Wretches free.
An epic quest that sweeps readers into a world of beautiful brutality, Fuse continues the story of two people fighting to save their futures–and change the fate of the world.
JULIANNA BAGGOTT is the author of sixteen books–published and forthcoming–including national bestseller Girl Talk and Which Brings Me to You (co-written with Steve Almond); three books of poems, and seven novels for young readers, most notably The Anybodies trilogy, under the pen name N.E. Bode. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Best American Poetry 2000, 180 More Extraordinary Poems for Everyday (ed. Billy Collins), The Southern Review, TriQuarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, Poetry, Glamour, Ms. Magazine, and read on NPR”s Talk of the Nation
Loved the first novel Pure! Post-apocalyptic novels are all the rage and this one series was definitely odd. Unique in a way. I can’t wait for this sequel.