172 Hours on the Moon
It's been decades since anyone set foot on the moon. Now three ordinary teenagers, the winners of NASA's unprecedented, worldwide lottery, are about to become the first young people in space--and change their lives forever.Mia, from Norway, hopes this will be her punk band's ticket to fame and... show more
It's been decades since anyone set foot on the moon. Now three ordinary teenagers, the winners of NASA's unprecedented, worldwide lottery, are about to become the first young people in space--and change their lives forever.Mia, from Norway, hopes this will be her punk band's ticket to fame and fortune.Midori believes it's her way out of her restrained life in Japan.Antoine, from France, just wants to get as far away from his ex-girlfriend as possible.It's the opportunity of a lifetime, but little do the teenagers know that something sinister is waiting for them on the desolate surface of the moon. And in the black vacuum of space... no one is coming to save them.In this chilling adventure set in the most brutal landscape known to man, highly acclaimed Norwegian novelist Johan Harstad creates a vivid and frightening world of possibilities we can only hope never come true.
Publish date: April 17th 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
I only grabbed this book because I thought cover looked interesting. I didn’t put two and two together until I finished the book. Creepy and at the same time a good horror sci fi in the YA section. To be fair, the pace of the book starts off a little slow at first. Think of it as a very slow intr...
**SPOILER FREE** OH MY GOD, THIS BOOK! Just finished this book and I feel like my head just exploded! This one is a sci-fi/horror targeted for young adult readers. NASA has been suffering from lack of interest, and lack of funding. They haven't sent anyone to the moon since 1972. NASA decided...
NASA announces a historic lottery to help fund their new lunar expedition. Teens of between the ages 14 to 18 can sign up, and three lucky someones will be selected to train with the astronauts and come along on for a trip to the Moon. There is already a moon base they can stay at, DARLAH 2, establi...
SPACE.I feel like this book probably deserves only three stars because of some faults with the writing, pacing, and buildup, but I enjoyed it so much (and the setting), that I'm going to give it four anyway.NASA decides to return to the moon, and for funding and publicity, holds a contest that will ...
I may have abhorred the main characters, and that ending, but I actually enjoyed reading it the last 150 pages. Of course most of that time was spent trying to hide myself under the blankets without suffocating. Now if only I could recall where I put my notes on this....