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Fourteen kids from Monument, Colorado find themselves trapped in a superstore. Outside, violent storms rage and a dangerous chemical leaks into the atmosphere, killing some and changing others into something not quite human. The kids must band together if they want to live. But it won't be easy, and there's no telling what kind of world they'll be left with. Emmy Laybourne's Monument 14 trilogy is an action-adventure thrill ride that will have readers' hearts racing. Includes all three books in the series, Monument 14, Sky on Fire, and Savage Drift."e;A tense, claustrophobic, and fast-paced thriller."e; -Publishers Weekly, starred review
"e;She has lost sixty pounds in just over six weeks! With no side effects."e;Li Jing knows that her research, the weight-loss compound she's developed, will change millions and millions of lives. Any risk is worth it to succeed.Unfortunately, the school board doesn't agree, and Li Jing has been expelled with a permanent black mark on her record that will keep her from ever getting a PhD... Apparently conducting unauthorized trials on human subjects is frowned upon-no matter how willing the subject was or how well the compound worked.Author Emmy Laybourne shares the chilling story behind the miracle weight-loss drug, SOLU, in this prequel story to her new novel SWEET.
Despite all his disaster planning, and the bomb shelter he built under his shed, Mario Scietto was not prepared for the apocalypse that hit Monument, Colorado. A series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a terrible chemical weapons spill that affects people differently depending on blood type, has torn the world as he knows it apart. "e;What Mario Says"e; is set in the world of Emmy Laybourne's Monument 14. The final book in the series, Monument 14: Savage Drift, goes on sale May 6th.This short story was acquired and edited for Tor.com by Feiwel & Friends editor Holly West.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Trapped inside a superstore, fourteen kids have worked together to create a refuge while a series of escalating disasters, including a monster hailstorm and a terrifying chemical weapons spill, mean they cannot leave. Then strangers appeared, destroying their fragile peace, but also bringing a glimmer of hope. Knowing that the polluted air outside will turn them into bloodthirsty rage monsters, some of the kids decide to stay in the safety of the store. But their sanctuary has already been disturbed once ... The others, determined to find their parents, head out into the darkness and devastation in their recently repaired school bus. If they can get to Denver International Airport, they might be evacuated to safety. But the outside world is even worse than they expected . . . 'Riveting' New York Times 'A post apocalyptic wild ride' Huffington Post
The apocalypse has hit Monument, Colorado, and Jake Simonsen, captain of the football team, is caught in the middle of it. A series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a terrible chemical weapons spill that affects people differently depending on blood type, has torn the world as he knows it apart. Now Jake has to decide how to pick up the pieces."e;Jake and the Other Girl,"e; an original story by Emmy Laybourne acquired for Tor.com by Holly West, is set in the world of Monument 14. The next book in the series, Monument 14: Sky on Fire goes on sale May 28, 2013. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
We didn't dieTrapped in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, including a monster hailstorm and terrifying chemical weapons spill, brothers Dean and Alex learned how to survive while working together with twelve other kids to build a refuge from the chaos. But then strangers appeared, destroying their fragile peace, and bringing both fresh disaster and a glimmer of hope.Stay safeKnowing that the chemical weapons saturating the air outside will turn him into a bloodthirsty rage monster, Dean decides to stay in the safety of the store with his longtime crush Astrid and some of the younger kids. But their sanctuary has already been breached once.Or get to Denver.Meanwhile, Alex, determined to find their parents, heads out into the darkness and devastation with their leader, Niko, and the rest of the kids in a recently repaired school bus. If they can get to Denver International Airport, they might be evacuated to safety. But the outside world is even worse than they expected.
Fourteen kids stranded inside a superstore. Inside they have everything they could ever need. There's junk food and clothes, computer games and books, drugs and alcohol ... and without adult supervision they can do whatever they want. Sounds like fun? But outside the world is being ripped apart by violent storms and chemicals leaking into the atmosphere that, depending on blood type, leave victims paranoid, violent or dead. The kids must remain inside, forced to create their own community, unsure if they'll ever be able to leave. Can they stop the world they've created inside from self-destructing too? 'Riveting' New York Times 'A post apocalyptic wild ride' Huffington Post
In Emmy Laybournes action-packed debut novel, six high school kids (some popular, some not), two eighth graders (one a tech genius), and six little kids trapped together in a chain superstore build a refuge for themselves inside. While outside, a series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a chemical weapons spill, seems to be tearing the world as they know it apart.
It was just a test report. Like one of many, many he'd written up in the past. Except this time, several of the test subjects are dead..."e;At first, Dr. James Cutlass had thought his new job at NORAD was thrilling and full of opportunities, but that was before the demonstration... "e;Dress Your Marines in White"e; is the story of the terrifying choices surrounding a chemical weapons demonstration gone horribly wrong.DRESS YOUR MARINES IN WHITE is a new original science-fiction story from writer and actress Emmy Laybourne, who has appeared in movies like Superstar and The In-Laws and has performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, and with UCB and Chicago City Limits. It is a prequel to her debut novel, Monument 14, which will be available on June 5th.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.