ERMAGAWD. The cover for Raging Star, the final book in Moira Young’s Dust Land Trilogy, looks AMAZING. I am so stoked for this book (even though I STILL haven’t read the second book… (whoops)) just ’cause the cover looks INTENSE. Haven’t see the cover yet? Check it out:
BEAUTIFUL, no? I will say though, the two things that bothered me about the first paper back cover STILL bothers me: WHY IS THE SERIES NAME LARGER THAN THE ACTUAL TITLE?!? I DON’T UNDERSTAND, and can they get a new quote for the cover? Please? I’m pretty much done with everyone feeling the need to compare one book against another, especially when they’re almost NOTHING alike. Also, putting quotes like that set up expectations, and while that may help with sales, sometimes it works against the book, where people take the book at face value, realize it wasn’t what they were expecting, and then drop it like it’s hot. Which sucks, ’cause this series was pretty darn good when I left it.
Title: Raging Star [Dust Lands #3]
Author: Moira Young
Release Date: April 15, 2014
Saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat DeMalo and the Tonton…until she meets him and he confounds all her expectations with his seductive vision of a healed earth, a New Eden. DeMalo wants Saba to join him, in life and work, to create and build a healthy, stable, sustainable world…for the chosen few. The few who can pay.
Jack’s choice is clear: to fight DeMalo and try to stop New Eden. Still uncertain, her connection with DeMalo a secret, Saba commits herself to the fight. Joined by her brother, Lugh, anxious for the land in New Eden, Saba leads an inexperienced guerilla band against the powerfully charismatic DeMalo, in command of his settlers and the Tonton militia. What chance do they have? Saba must act. And be willing to pay the price.