Trailer Tuesday (19)

Trailer Tuesday is a Weekly Blog Post hosted by me at Blood Sweat and Books. Each week I choose two Book Trailers to showcase. One Trailer will be for an upcoming book and the other will be one that has already been released.

This Week I will be showcasing The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse and The Kill Order by James Dashner.

Author: Lisa M. Stasse
Pubication Date: July 10,2012
Publisher: Simon&Schuster Books For Young Readers
ISBN: 1442432659 (ISBN13: 9781442432659)
Goodreads Page: Click Here

As an obedient orphan of the U.N.A. (the super-country that was once Mexico, the U.S., and Canada), Alenna learned at an early age to blend in and be quiet—having your parents taken by the police will do that to a girl. But Alenna can’t help but stand out when she fails a test that all sixteen-year-olds have to take: The test says she has a high capacity for brutal violence, and so she is sent to The Wheel, an island where all would-be criminals end up.

The life expectancy of prisoners on The Wheel is just two years, but with dirty, violent, and chaotic conditions, the time seems a lot longer as Alenna is forced to deal with civil wars for land ownership and machines that snatch kids out of their makeshift homes. Desperate, she and the other prisoners concoct a potentially fatal plan to flee the island. Survival may seem impossible, but Alenna is determined to achieve it anyway.

The prequel to the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series.

Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease.

Mark and Trina were there when it happened, and they survived. But surviving the sun flares was easy compared to what came next. Now a disease of rage and lunacy races across the eastern United States, and there’s something suspicious about its origin. Worse yet, it’s mutating, and all evidence suggests that it will bring humanity to its knees.

Mark and Trina are convinced there’s a way to save those left living from descending into madness. And they’re determined to find it—if they can stay alive. Because in this new, devastated world, every life has a price. And to some, you’re worth more dead than alive.

Author: James Dashner
Expected Publication: August 14,2012
Publisher: Delacorte Books for young readers
ISBN: 0385742886 (ISBN13: 9780385742887)
Goodreads Page: Click Here

Well that about wraps up this Trailer Tuesday. What did you think of the trailers? Are you excited to read the prequel to The Maze Runner? Have you read The Forsaken yet? Let me know in the comments below. I love reading your responses.


  1. Both of those look awesome! I still haven't read The Death Cure, d'oh! And I wasn't all that interested in The Forsaken but the more I see of it, the more intrigued I become. Thanks for sharing these!

    1. I want to read The Forsaken and am really looking forward to The Kill Order. Thanks for stopping by!


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