Citizen Sim: Cradle of the Stars by Michael SolanaCitizen Sim: Cradle of the Stars by Michael Solana

Citizen Sim: Cradle of the Stars

byMichael Solana

Paperback | November 25, 2014

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Johnny Clark is an ordinary, teenaged slacker from an ordinary family in an ordinary town. But when he wakes up on his fifteenth birthday with memories and abilities that don’t belong to him, he’s strangely compelled to build a machine that turns him invisible and erases his entire life. Now, with the help of Layla Storm, a rambunctious, teenaged girl with a taste for trouble and a secret that could end the world, he must escape demonic creatures and a lethal band of interstellar assassins as he races to uncover the extraordinary truth about his past.

The duo’s only hope for survival lies in the mysterious clues left by the enigmatic Citizen Sim, a rogue hacker who will either save Johnny’s life or be his end, but not before pushing him head first into a kaleidoscopic future world that is as dazzling as it is dangerous.

CITIZEN SIM: CRADLE OF THE STARS kicks off a fresh new young adult sci-fi series by debut author Michael Solana, whose fully-realized space-scape of simulated reality and retro-futurism combines the best of The Matrix and Ender’s Game with a brand new voice and a breakneck pace that will keep you turning pages until the very last.

Michael Solana is an ex-store clerk, ex-boardwalk barker, ex-barista, ex-busboy, ex-expat English teacher, ex-editor of bizarre non-fiction born and raised on the Jersey Shore. He currently lives in San Francisco where he works for Founders Fund, a venture capital firm dedicated to the identification of and investment in highly-scalabl...
Title:Citizen Sim: Cradle of the StarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:Easton Studio Press, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1632260131

ISBN - 13:9781632260130


Editorial Reviews

“Solana’s cliffhanger ending is perfect An utterly sublime debut, and a must for pop-culture fans.” ––Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Citizen Sim is a "Kirkus' Indie Books of the Month Selection" for February 2015