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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library Y JOH (Text) 33500013294889 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library Y JOH (Text) 33500013294871 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984835925
  • ISBN: 1984835920
  • Physical Description: 385 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Razorbill, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
Bound for humanity's new colony planet, seventeen-year-old Andra wakes up from a cryogenic sleep 1,000 years later than scheduled, forcing her to navigate an unfamiliar planet where technology is considered magic and its practitioners revered as deities.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+. Razorbill.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #1
    When Andra abruptly awakens, she believes she's reached the end of her journey across the cosmos, and that she and the thousands of new settlers with her will be able to re-create their Earth life on the planet Eerensed. She soon realizes that something has gone wrong, she's been asleep for centuries longer than anticipated, and that it is up to her to unravel several mysteries, including why the locals think she's a goddess, and whether her fellow travelers are all truly dead. There is another surprise in store for Andra, one that may actually be what saves them all. Johnson imagines what life might really be like at the end of a desperate journey through space to find a new home for humanity, and what role myth and technology can play in the transition. A somewhat predictable story is enhanced by an unexpected twist or two, a love angle, and the rough-speak, meant to be a translation of Andra's native tongue—for example, kiddun rather than "kid/children" or "meteor" rather than "matter." Grades 7-10. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

As an only child, Lora Beth Johnson grew up telling herself stories and reading past her bedtime. She spent her adulthood collecting degrees, careers, and stamps in her passport before realizing her passion for creating fictional worlds. When she's not writing, she's teaching college English and learning new languages. She lives in Davidson, NC with her little roommate, Colocataire the Yorki-poo. Goddess in the Machine is her first book.

Find Lora Beth on Twitter @LoraBethWrites

Subject: Science fiction.
Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Cryonics > Fiction.
Space colonies > Fiction.

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