Pub Date 01 Mar 2020
The thrilling conclusion to The Last 8 duology that follows the Last Teenagers on Earth as they head home to a now-hostile planet.
Clover Martinez and The Last Teenagers on Earth are busy exploring the galaxy after leaving earth behind...even if they can’t help but be a little homesick.
So when their ship receives a distress signal from their former planet, they hope against hope that it means other survivors. But as soon as they arrive, they realize something’s deeply wrong: strange crystal formations have popped up everywhere and there’s some sort of barrier keeping them from leaving.
Seeking the origin of the formations and the reason for the barrier, the group discovers a colony of survivors hidden in the mountains. But the survivors aren’t who they seem...
“This debut is, at times, both joyful and heartbreaking ... Pohl's characters are tough, funny, and brave as they manage to persevere despite the debilitating weight of grief.” —Booklist
“An extravaganza of nonstop action, with several surprising twists, this will have readers clamoring for more.” —School Library Journal
“With its powerful world building and emotional twists, The Last 8 is a beautifully fresh take on the idea of an alien apocalypse.” —Foreword Reviews
“A sci-fi romp with ample intergalactic twists to keep readers satisfied.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The near-total destruction of human life provides a compelling framework to explore the development of meaningful relationships...emotionally fulfilling.” —Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books