The Host

The Host

by StephenieMeyer (Author)

Synopsis

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. Wanderer, the invading 'soul' who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too-vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind. Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves - Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Sphere
Published: 02 Jul 2009

ISBN 10: 0751540641
ISBN 13: 9780751540642
Book Overview: The SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES bestseller. Backed with a major new film release 29 March 2013.

Media Reviews
Stephenie Meyer is an amazing phenomenon-out of the brightness of her mind and spirit comes the illuminated darkness of her stories. For no matter how much pain her characters suffer, Meyer infuses the tales with light and hope.' Orson Scott Card, author of The Ender Saga * 'A fascinating, passionate, and unique psychological thriller. In The Host, Stephenie Meyer gives a new and surprising meaning to the phrase `being of two minds!'' Katherine Neville, author of The Eight *
Author Bio
Stephenie Meyer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English Literature and now lives with her husband and three sons in Glendale, Arizona. Her debut novel Twlight and the sequels New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn are international bestsellers. Her official website can be found at www.stepheniemeyer.com