Books On Our Radar: Icons by Margaret Stohl

Crushed on by Shannon, on October 9, 2012, in Books On Our Radar / 0 Comments

Margaret Stohl, one half of the writing duo behind the wildly successful Beautiful Creatures series, has a solo release on the horizon and it sounds intriguing. So intriguing that Alcon Entertainment has already decided to buy the film rights (but then again what YA book doesn’t have it’s film rights purchased?) Read on for more information on Icons, and tell us in the comments if you are as intrigued as we are.

 Your heart beats only with their permission.


Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol’s family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn’t know it was fighting.


Since then, Dol has lived a simple life in the countryside — safe from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can’t avoid.


She’s different. She survived. Why?


When Dol and her best friend, Ro, are captured and taken to the Embassy, off the coast of the sprawling metropolis once known as the City of Angels, they find only more questions. While Ro and fellow hostage Tima rage against their captors, Dol finds herself drawn to Lucas, the Ambassador’s privileged son. But the four teens are more alike than they might think, and the timing of their meeting isn’t a coincidence. It’s a conspiracy.


Within the Icon’s reach, Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas discover that their uncontrollable emotions — which they’ve always thought to be their greatest weaknesses — may actually be their greatest strengths.

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