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Guardian

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The pulse-pounding sequel to Proxy! Inspired by The Whipping Boy and Feed, this adrenaline-fueled thriller will appeal to fans of The Maze Runner and Divergent. Once a proxy, now the figurehead of the Revolution, Syd is a savior to some and a target for others. His bodyguard Liam must protect Syd with his life but armed Machinists aren't the only danger in the post-Jubilee world. A horrible disease is infecting people and since Guardians are hit first the government does nothing to help. Syd decides it's up to him to find a cure. . . And what he discovers leaves him stunned. This heart-stopping thriller is packed with volatile action and breathtaking heroics that will have readers racing to its epic conclusion. "Off-the-charts amazing." --Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy "Nonstop action and breakneck pace characterize this exceptional thriller...thought-provoking and breathtaking." --VOYA
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 15mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Books India
  • New Delhi, India
  • English
  • 0147509815
  • 9780147509819
  • 159,254

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Praise for Guardian "Corrupt powers, budding romance, an epidemic and grisly action synthesize to sate sci-fi fans." --Kirkus Reviews "Proxy fans will be satisfied with the constant action and the conclusion to Syd's story." --SLJ "Nonstop action and breakneck pace characterize this exceptional thriller...thought-provoking and breathtaking." --VOYA Praise for Proxy "Looking for an awesome YA summer read? Look no further than Alex London's Proxy." --EW.com "Put down what you're doing and read this book. Right now. The complex characters, intricate world, and blistering pace are off-the-charts amazing. I fell in love with this story from the first sentence to the final, epic page. London is a force to be reckoned with." --Marie Lu, author of the Legend trilogy "Whipping Boy + Blade Runner with a sprinkling of The Hunger Games (plus, a dash of A Tale of Two Cities) = a treat for teen SF fans." --Kirkus Reviews "A fast-paced dystopian novel which should appeal to readers of the Hunger Games." --VOYA "Alex London is one of the most multi-dimensional writers out there. Proxy blew me away. It's deep, thrilling, thought-provoking, and at times simultaneously maddening and uplifting. I need to have more of Syd and Knox. Proxy is one stunning read!" --Andrew Smith, author of WINGER and GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE "Gripping." --Examiner.com "Proxy moves blindingly fast through a world of danger gone viral. It's science-fiction on a joy ride full of deceit and imagination." --Deseret News "A big twist and heroic ending will leave readers eager for more" --Shelf Awareness "Offering intriguing moral dilemmas amid breakneck action...The matter-of-fact presence of a gay lead [Syd] in an action driven story is welcome and overdue." --Publishers Weekly "An action-packed thrill ride." --SLJ
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About Alex London

Alex London writes books for adults, children and teens. At one time a journalist who traveled the world reporting from conflict zones and refugee camps, he now is a full time novelist living in Brooklyn. You can visit him at www.calexanderlondon.com or follow him on Twitter @ca_london.
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2,502 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (951)
3 22% (558)
2 5% (118)
1 1% (28)
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