Wednesday, November 4, 2015

New trilogy from bestselling YA author Michelle Hodkin!

Readers!!  Check this out!!  I loved the first book in the Mara Dyer trilogy and this latest news will definitely make me move the last two books to the top of my tbr.  I need Noah's POV! 

 The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #2) The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #3)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, announced today that it will publish The Shaw Confessions, a new trilogy by Michelle Hodkin, a spin-off to her bestselling Mara Dyer Trilogy, told from the point of view of character Noah Shaw.

The Mara Dyer Trilogy was a New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling series. It was described as “haunting and dreamlike” by Cassandra Clare and “darkly funny, deliciously creepy, and genuinely thoughtful” by Veronica Roth. Lev Grossman called the author “One of the greatest talents in Young Adult fiction.” The novels were praised by Romantic Times, MTV’s Hollywood Crush, and the Los Angeles Times, and books from the series appeared on several state reading lists. Additionally, The Retribution of Mara Dyer, the third book in the trilogy, was selected as one of’s Top 10 YA Books of 2014. The entire trilogy is now available in paperback, and as a boxed set.

What happens after happily ever after? By the end of the Mara Dyer trilogy, Noah Shaw and Mara Dyer discovered their world-changing abilities along with their love for each other. In the first book of The Shaw Confessions, Noah’s father is murdered, and Noah inherits unimaginable riches, terrible knowledge, and the chance to find other people like himself. But as Noah and Mara begin their global search, they’ll discover that they have very different goals: Noah wants peace. Mara wants power. When the girl of your dreams turns the world into a nightmare, what do you choose? The girl or the world?

“Like many fans of the Mara Dyer Trilogy, I fell in love with Noah Shaw the moment he was introduced in The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer,” says Christian Trimmer, executive editor, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. “Michelle tantalized readers with a few chapters in his voice in The Retribution of Mara Dyer, and I couldn’t be more excited that she is now giving him his own series.” The first book in The Shaw Confessions is scheduled to release in Summer 2017.

“When I wrote the first words of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, I knew that I was writing an antiheroine’s origin story,” says Michelle Hodkin. “What I didn’t know was how many readers would ask for the adventures of that antiheroine and her hero: both powerful, both in love, and almost certain to destroy each other. I always wanted to tell the story of the choices the characters would make and the risks they would take after they discovered who and what they really were, and I’m thrilled to finally have that chance. Readers may think they know Noah Shaw, but there’s so much more to tell.”

Christian Trimmer, who will edit all three books, acquired world rights to the three books from Barry Goldblatt at Barry Goldblatt Literary.

Michelle Hodkin
Michelle Hodkin grew up in Florida, went to college in New York, and studied law in Michigan. She is the author of the Mara Dyer Trilogy, which includes The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, 
The Evolution of Mara Dyer, and The Retribution of Mara Dyer. 
Visit her online at

1 comment:

  1. I Loved the Mara Dyer Series and CANNOT WAIT FOR NOAHS POV *faints*