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Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

by David Wong

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Get ready for a world in which anyone can have the powers of a god or the fame of a pop star, in which human achievement soars to new heights while its depravity plunges to the blackest depths.

A world in which at least one cat smells like a seafood shop's dumpster on a hot summer day.

This is the world in which Zoey Ashe finds herself, navigating a futuristic city in which one can find elements of the fantastic, nightmarish and ridiculous on any street corner. Her only trusted advisor is the aforementioned cat, but even in the future, cats cannot give advice. At least not any that you'd want to follow.

Will Zoey figure it all out in time? Or maybe the better question is, will you? After all, the future is coming sooner than you think.

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"Starred Review. Biting humor and blatant digs at modern society overlay a subtly brilliant and thoughtful plot focused on one young woman's growth and survival against all odds. " - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Well-timed humor and explosive thrills, a smart backbone, and witty wordsmithing make this new release by Cracked.com's pseudonym-wielding Jason Pargin as fun as it gets." - Booklist

"Some of the sci-fi elements are comic book-y and the humor is as juvenile as ever, but the book more than makes up for any shortcomings with its Technicolor tomorrowland, mischievous humor, and frenetic action sequences." - Kirkus

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David Wong

David Wong is the pseudonym of Jason Pargin, New York Times bestselling author and Executive Editor of the hugely popular comedy site Cracked.com. His first book, John Dies At The End, lives forever as a cult classic movie directed by Don Coscarelli and his second, This Book Is Full Of Spiders scares people on a daily basis.

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