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This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto one of the evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet’s AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it’s clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she’d never speak to again.

Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Ambitious, heartbreaking, and out-of-this-world awesome. Kirkus Reviews starred review
  • Kaufman and Kristoff have created a fast-paced, quasi-political sci-fi thriller that is completely unique. Booklist starred review
  • “Brace yourself. You’re about to be immersed in a mindscape that you’ll never want to leave.”

    Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author

  • “A truly beautiful novel that redefines the form.”

    Victoria Aveyard, New York Times bestselling author

  • “This ambitious book is truly something special. Told via a series of found documents…the story blasts off rapidly, but you will be able to quickly catch up. The heroine in particular is wonderful; a tough, smart hacker, she steals the show as she attempts to win the day. You’ll cheer, you’ll gasp, you’ll hang on for all 600 pages. Illuminae is a real feat of fiction.”

    RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

  • “A stylistically mesmerizing tale, where story and art are interchangeable and words act as pictures.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Ambitious, heartbreaking, and out-of-this-world awesome.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • “Kaufman and Kristoff have created a fast-paced, quasi-political sci-fi thriller that is completely unique.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • A 2015 Amazon Best Books of the Year Selection for Young Adults
  • Winner of the 2016 Audie Award for Best Multivoiced Performance
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