It is Saturday and time for Sneak a Peek Saturday! A feature that allows you see a chapter or two of an upcoming book. This week's choice is the next YA novel from Maria V. Snyder.
Her upcoming novel Inside will hit the shelves in June and if your interested you can read the first chapter by clicking on the book cover below.
INSIDE OUT by Maria V. Snyder
ISBN 13: 978-0-373-21006-0
Pub date: April 2010, Harlequin Teen
Price: $9.99 Trade-size paperback
I'm Trella. I'm a scrub. One of thousands who work in the lower levels, keeping Inside clean for the Uppers. I do my job and try to avoid the Pop Cops. The Trava family who rules our world from their spacious Upper levels wants us to be docile and obedient, like sheep. To insure we behave, they send the Pop Cops to police us.
So what if I occasionally use the pipes to sneak around the Upper levels? Not like it's all that dangerous--the only neck at risk is my own.
Until a lower level prophet claims a Gateway to Outside exists. And guess who he wants to steal into the Upper levels to get the proof? You’re right. Me. I alone know every single duct, pipe, corridor, shortcut, hole and ladder of Inside. It’s suicide plain and simple. But guess who can’t let a challenge like that go unanswered? Right again. Me.
I should have just said no...