The Host: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Jan 8, 2013 - Fiction - 656 pages
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The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA Today

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy that takes over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. But Wanderer, the invading "soul" who occupies Melanie's body, finds its former tenant refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.

As Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of Jared, a human who lives in hiding, Wanderer begins to yearn for a man she's never met. Soon Wanderer and Melanie-reluctant allies-set off to search for the man they both love.

Featuring one of the most unusual love triangles in literature, THE HOST is a riveting and unforgettable novel about the persistence of love and the essence of what it means to be human.

THE HOST movie opens in theaters on March 29, 2013.

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User Review  - darceypaige - LibraryThing

Okay so this gets a 3.5 maybe a 4 from me. There is something about writers that can set the whole book in nearly the same place all the way through. The cave in this book really does it for me. I now ... Read full review

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I purchased this recently and couldn't put it down until I had finished it. It was very much an impulse buy based on the unusual description of the plot line and the fact it had just been made into a ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Stephenie Meyer is the author of the #1 bestselling Twilight Saga and The Host. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English literature, and she lives with her husband and three young sons in Arizona.

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