“Thou art the Black Rider. Go thee out unto the world.”
Lisabeth Lewis is seventeen, anorexic...
and the new Famine of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
by Jackie Morse Kessler
Coming October 2010 from Harcourt Graphia
Lisabeth Lewis has a black steed, a set of scales, and a new job: she’s been appointed Famine. How will an anorexic seventeen-year-old girl from the suburbs fare as one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?
Traveling the world on her steed gives Lisa freedom from her troubles at home: her constant battle with hunger, and her struggle to hide it from the people who care about her. But being Famine forces her to go places where hunger is a painful part of everyday life, and to face the horrifying effects of her phenomenal power. Can Lisa find a way to harness that power — and the courage to battle her own inner demons?
**Sorry for not having the book cover, but it isn't out yet. I could not resist posting it. I met Heather Brewer last Friday and she could not stop talking about it**