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Revis, Beth.
New York : Razorbill, 2011.

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Booktalk #1

Amy and her parents have been cryogenically frozen, expecting to awaken 300 years in the future when the spaceship Godspeed arrives on a new planet, Centauri-Earth. Instead, Amy is unplugged and almost killed 50 years before the ship’s scheduled landing.  She finds herself in a very different society than the one she left, which is inhabited by passive people, led by a tyrannical dictator.  Worried that her parents might be the murderer’s next victims, Amy joins with another teen, Elder, who is next in line to be leader of the ship, to unravel the mystery of who is trying to kill the other frozen passengers. They end up discovering that the people are being drugged and lied to by the ship’s leader. The novel is told in alternating chapters by the two teens, which shows their different points of view. You will want to keep reading to see what secrets are revealed next and if Amy and Elder find the murderer and save Amy’s parents and the other frozen passengers. 
(Booktalk by the Sequoya Youth Book Award committee, 2014)

Booktalk #2

A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder. When Amy is frozen aboard the interstellar spaceship Godspeed, she expects to be woken in 300 years on a new planet. Instead, someone wakes her up early…and if Amy doesn’t figure out why soon, the next people they wake up might not survive–including her parents.   (Booktalk by New Hampshire Flume committee)

SUBJECTS:     Interplanetary voyages -- Fiction.
                        Dystopias -- Fiction.
                        Science fiction.

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