Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!

 
Jason Zhou survives in a divided society where the elite use their wealth to buy longer lives. The rich wear special suits, protecting them from the pollution and viruses that plague the city, while those without suffer illness and early deaths. Frustrated by his city’s corruption and still grieving the loss of his mother who died as a result of it, Zhou is determined to change things, no matter the cost.

With the help of his friends, Zhou infiltrates the lives of the wealthy in hopes of destroying the international Jin Corporation from within. Jin Corp not only manufactures the special suits the rich rely on, but they may also be manufacturing the pollution that makes them necessary.

Yet the deeper Zhou delves into this new world of excess and wealth, the more muddled his plans become. And against his better judgment, Zhou finds himself falling for Daiyu, the daughter of Jin Corp’s CEO. Can Zhou save his city without compromising who he is, or destroying his own heart?
 
 
I love giving gifts to my readers as well as promoting my favorite local indie book store Mysterious Galaxy at the same time. Pre-order through Mysterious Galaxy for your signed and personalized copy of WANT, and receive the gorgeous art by Jason Chan (who also did the art for my cover) featuring my hero and heroine Jason Zhou and Jin Daiyu! You will also receive a greeting card featuring my peach blossoms Chinese brush painting.
 
 
All my books hold a special place in my heart, but WANT is especially dear to me as it is set in my birth city, Taipei. I really wanted to bring the vibrancy of the city to life for young adult readers, and I'm so proud that this is the first book set in Taipei published by a big US publisher that I'm aware of, and deifnitely the first sci-fi! Here's what others have to say about WANT:

"Want by Cindy Pon paints a vibrant picture of futuristic Taipei, with characters that will stay with you long after you finish. A fresh, compelling--and timely--addition to YA science fiction."—Veronica Roth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Carve the Mark and the Divergent series

"Pon weaves an intricate world and a carefully crafted cast into a story brimming with high-octane action. What a rollercoaster!"—Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of LEGEND and The Young Elites

"Cindy Pon's sci fi debut envisions a world that could very easily become our own: the haves and the have-nots must disparately survive a world where corporations rule and pollution poisons the air. In a long con game full of thrilling adventure and daring escape, Jason Zhou looks to even the odds...if he can survive."Beth Revis, New York Timesbestselling author of the Across the Universe series

 

 

Meet Cindy Pon!

 

    

Meet Want!
 
From critically acclaimed author Cindy Pon comes an edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller, set in a near-future Taipei plagued by pollution, about a group of teens who risk everything to save their city.

Jason Zhou survives in a divided society where the elite use their wealth to buy longer lives. The rich wear special suits, protecting them from the pollution and viruses that plague the city, while those without suffer illness and early deaths. Frustrated by his city’s corruption and still grieving the loss of his mother who died as a result of it, Zhou is determined to change things, no matter the cost.

With the help of his friends, Zhou infiltrates the lives of the wealthy in hopes of destroying the international Jin Corporation from within. Jin Corp not only manufactures the special suits the rich rely on, but they may also be manufacturing the pollution that makes them necessary.

Yet the deeper Zhou delves into this new world of excess and wealth, the more muddled his plans become. And against his better judgment, Zhou finds himself falling for Daiyu, the daughter of Jin Corp’s CEO. Can Zhou save his city without compromising who he is, or destroying his own heart?

 

 

Want

By: Cindy Pon

Release Date: June 13, 2017 

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KM on Thursday, 13 April 2017 11:57

I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis.

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I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis.
John on Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:57

The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!

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The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!
Maggie on Sunday, 30 April 2017 15:22

This is the kind of cover that should be facing out on a bookshelf. It's absolutely stunning. The synopsis was great as well!

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This is the kind of cover that should be facing out on a bookshelf. It's absolutely stunning. The synopsis was great as well!
Ariel on Monday, 08 May 2017 17:20

Ah, I can't wait for this book! I'm especially excited that it's set in Taiwan! The cover is super cool too!

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Ah, I can't wait for this book! I'm especially excited that it's set in Taiwan! The cover is super cool too!
Lillian Lozada on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 10:24

Love seeing diversity hitting the YA bookshelves, very excited for Wanted and the cover is an eye catcher. LOVE it! & the blurb truly hooks you in

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Love seeing diversity hitting the YA bookshelves, very excited for Wanted and the cover is an eye catcher. LOVE it! & the blurb truly hooks you in :)
Penny Olson on Saturday, 13 May 2017 19:27

The cover is compelling and the synopsis is fascinating.

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The cover is compelling and the synopsis is fascinating.

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