|Author||by A. J. Betts|
|Publication Date||26 June 2018|
|Number of Pages||300|
|Interest Age||General Audience (0-99)|
A. J. Betts is an Australian author, speaker, teacher and cyclist and has a PhD on the topic of wonder, in life and in reading. She has written three novels for young adults. Her third novel, Zac & Mia, won the 2012 Text Prize, the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, and the 2014 Ethel Turner prize for young adults at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards and was shortlisted for the 2014 Queensland Literary Award. Inspired by her work in a children's hospital, Zac & Mia is available in 14 countries. A. J. is originally from Queensland but has lived in Perth since 2004.
All I can tell you is what I remember, in the words that I have.Hayley tends to her bees and follows the rules in the only world she has ever known. Until she witnesses the impossible: a drip from the ceiling. A drip? It doesn't make sense.Yet she hears it, catches it. Tastes it.Curiosity is a hook.What starts as a drip leads to a lie, a death, a boy, a beast, and too many awful questions.Hive is the first in a gripping two-book series by award-winning and international bestselling author A. J. Betts.LONGLISTED FOR THE ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR OLDER CHILDREN 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE GOLD INKY AWARD 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT FICTION 2019