YA Classic Retelling / Sci-Fi
SYSTEM DIVINE (series)
by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
Simon Pulse / Simon & Schuster (US)
Les Misérables meets The Lunar Chronicles in this sweeping retelling of the classic Victor Hugo novel. This sci-fi series is set on the French planet-colony of Laterre, where the fates of three teens from very different backgrounds intertwine amid the looming threat of revolution.
#1 SKY WITHOUT STARS (Spring 2019)
Jessica Brody is the author of several popular books for teens, including Unforgotten, Unremembered, 52 Reasons to Hate My Father, and The Karma Club, as well as two adult novels. She splits her time between California and Colorado. jessicabrody.com
Joanne Rendell is the author of adult novels The Professors’ Wives’ Club, Crossing Washington Square, and Out of the Shadows. She has a PhD in literature and lives in New York City with her husband, a professor at NYU, and her son. joannerendell.com