The Origin Olympics Have Begun!
YA author Jessica Khoury is hosting the Origin Olympics at her blog! Head on over to enter contests for a chance to win some really great prizes! Completing just one gives you the chance to win one of two prize packs. Complete 15 and win some swag including a bookmark, a button, a signed bookplate, and a Pia’s bird necklace!
Her book Origin will be released Sept. 4 by Razorbill (a Penguin imprint). Here is the official summary:
Pia has grown up in a secret laboratory hidden deep in the Amazon rain forest. She was raised by a team of scientists who have created her to be the start of a new immortal race. But on the night of her seventeenth birthday, Pia discovers a hole in the electric fence that surrounds her sterile home—and sneaks outside the compound for the first time in her life.
Free in the jungle, Pia meets Eio, a boy from a nearby village. Together, they embark on a race against time to discover the truth about Pia’s origin—a truth with deadly consequences that will change their lives forever.
Origin is a beautifully told, shocking new way to look at an age-old desire: to live forever, no matter the cost. This is a supremely compelling debut novel that blends the awakening romance of Matched with the mystery and jungle conspiracy of Lost.