“Maybe it’s only a … simulation of love, a close analogue. But I have come to feel it with all the strength I have to feel anything. Over the past weeks, I’ve come to listen for your voice, because I hope to hear it. I pay attention to irrelevant details of your mannerisms and appearance because I find them pleasing. I’ve begun to understand how you think and what you want. That means I can see through your eyes, too, instead of only my own, and it’s as if the entire universe expanded, grew larger and more beautiful.”
Title: Defy the Stars
Author: Claudia Gray
Series: Defy the Stars # 1
Publication: April 4th 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Summary from Goodreads:
Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that’s now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth’s robotic “mech” armies for decades with no end in sight.
After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she meets Abel, the most sophisticated mech prototype ever made. One who should be her enemy. But Abel’s programming forces him to obey Noemi as his commander, which means he has to help her save Genesis–even though her plan to win the war will kill him.
Together they embark on a daring voyage through the galaxy. Before long, Noemi begins to realize Abel may be more than a machine, and, for his part, Abel’s devotion to Noemi is no longer just a matter of programming.
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I’m so glad you liked this! This book was amazing and gave me all the feels! 🙂 AND ITS GOING TO BE A SERIES!!!!! How did you feel about Abel? OPT material?
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Heck yes OTP material XD Abel was amazing, and I loved him. He was such a fascinating character, and I think I actually enjoyed his narrative voice more than Noemi 🙂
I’m so glad this is going to be a series! I can’t wait. I’m super super super excited.
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Thank you so much! It means a lot to me to hear that my blog has touched you that way. I hope you like the rest of my posts as much as you like this one ❤
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