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Bookcover: Alien: Echo

Alien: Echo

By Mira Grant
grades 9+

Welcome to Zagreus, where the sky is orange, the animals look like weird caterpillars, and humans are the new species on the block. Olivia and her twin Viola have traveled the galaxy with their parents studying xenobiology, and Olivia feels like she’s seen most of the craziness intergalactic evolution can throw at them. When the colony purchases an abandoned research vessel, her father is part of the crew sent up to clear the ship before it’s stripped for parts. Unfortunately, the crew aren’t the only ones who return to the planet’s surface. Can Olivia, Viola and other teens from the colony survive what has smuggled onto Zagreus? And what kind of turns will evolution take when the truly alien meets human civilization?

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