This week brought one unsolicited ARC. Here it is in case you’re interested in looking into it further or reading it!
172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad
This YA book, first published in Norway, will be released in the United States in April. It won the 2008 Brage Prize for children’s literature and has been picked up for publication in 9 countries. When it is released in the US, it will be available in hardcover and ebook.
It sounds like it could be kind of creepy:
Three teenagers are going on the trip of a lifetime. Only one is coming back. It’s been more than forty years since NASA sent the first men to the moon, and to grab some much-needed funding and attention, they decide to launch an historic international lottery in which three lucky teenagers can win a week-long trip to moon base DARLAH 2 – a place that no one but top government officials even knew existed until now. The three winners, Antoine, Midori, and Mia, come from all over the world. But just before the scheduled launch, the teenagers each experience strange, inexplicable events. Little do they know that there was a reason NASA never sent anyone back there until now – a sinister reason. But the countdown has already begun…