The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson audiobook

The Summer Prince

By Alaya Dawn Johnson
Read by Lincoln Hoppe and Rebecca Mozo

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11.87 Hours Unabridged
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A heart-stoppingstory of love, death, technology, and art set amid the tropics of a futuristicBrazil The lush city ofPalmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip castersand practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costacreates art that’s sure to make her legendary. But her dreams of fame becomesomething more when she meets Enki, the bold new Summer King. The whole city fallsin love with him, including June’s best friend, Gil. But June sees more to Enkithan amber eyes and a lethal samba: she sees a fellow artist. Together Juneand Enki will stage explosive, dramatic projects that Palmares Tres will neverforget. They will add fuel to a growing rebellion against the government’sstrict limits on new tech, and June will fall deeply in love with Enki, anunfortunate circumstance because, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki isdestined to die. Pulsing with the beat of futuristic Brazil,burning with the passions of its characters, and overflowing with ideas, thisfiery novel will leave you eager for more from Alaya Dawn Johnson.

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Summary

Summary

Longlisted for the 2013 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

A 2014 Locus Award Finalist

A 2014 Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Children/Young Adult

A 2013 NPR Best Book

A 2014 Indies Choice Book Award Honoree for Young Adult

Selected for the Spring 2013 Kids' Indie Next List

Winner of the 2013 Cybils Award for Speculative Fiction/YA

Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books for Teen Romances, 2013

A heart-stoppingstory of love, death, technology, and art set amid the tropics of a futuristicBrazil

The lush city ofPalmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip castersand practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costacreates art that’s sure to make her legendary. But her dreams of fame becomesomething more when she meets Enki, the bold new Summer King. The whole city fallsin love with him, including June’s best friend, Gil. But June sees more to Enkithan amber eyes and a lethal samba: she sees a fellow artist.

Together Juneand Enki will stage explosive, dramatic projects that Palmares Tres will neverforget. They will add fuel to a growing rebellion against the government’sstrict limits on new tech, and June will fall deeply in love with Enki, anunfortunate circumstance because, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki isdestined to die.

Pulsing with the beat of futuristic Brazil,burning with the passions of its characters, and overflowing with ideas, thisfiery novel will leave you eager for more from Alaya Dawn Johnson.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“With its complicated history, founding myth, and political structure, Palmares Três is compelling, as is the triple bond between June, Enki, and Gil as they challenge their world’s injustices.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Alaya Dawn Johnson

Author Bio: Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson is the author of six novels for adults and young adults. Her novel The Summer Prince was longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Asimov’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone, Subterranean, Zombies vs. Unicorns, and Welcome to Bordertown. In addition to the Norton, she has won the Cybils and Nebula Awards and been nominated for the Indies Choice Award and Locus Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 11.87
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English