Jupiter Rising What it's about: The Wachowskis direct their first original project since The Matrix. According to a plot synopsis,the plot of the movie (the first in a trilogy) will center around a Russian immigrant (Kunis)
working as a maid who, unbeknownst to her, possesses the same perfect
genetic makeup as the Queen of the Universe. In order to protect the
Queen’s immortal rule, an alien bounty hunter (Tatum) is sent to
eliminate Kunis’ character, but they end up falling in love. Once that
happens, all hell is set to break loose as his employers won’t be happy
with his choice to protect the woman. Status: Hasn't started filming yet, possibly coming in 2014.
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A decade surviving on her own. Three days with the enemy. Can love conquer all?
Cressenda knows how to survive. With her sled dogs as her only
companions, she’s spent the past ten years hiding in the snow covered
wilderness from the oppressive regime of the Affinity. When a routine
trip to civilization takes a turn for the worst, Cressenda is forced to
take refuge with the enemy or lose her life to the frozen countryside.
But Beckett, a Guard of the Affinity, is more than a man in uniform.
His desperate need to help Cressenda escape both- the blizzard and the
Affinity- makes her feelings for him all the more troubling. Will
Beckett be true to his word and set Cressenda free? Will her heart let
her leave after all they’ve shared? Buy Now
Part 1 of the Colliding Worlds Trilogy
Sienna Wolfe knows it’s going to be an interesting day when a man
with golden skin and strange tattoos crashes in her backyard… and ends
up tied to her bedposts. She likes her life just the way it is – simple,
easy, relaxed. But when the gorgeous new alien in her life asks for her
help in an inter-galactic war on a collision course with Earth, she
can’t say no… but she’ll soon wish she had.
The U.S. military has figured out they have uninvited company, and
they’re not happy. Sienna knows it won’t be easy protecting Earth from
an alien invasion, but as a woman of action, she refuses to back down.
Now it’s up to Sienna to pull off the impossible: save the world and – hopefully – live a little happily ever after.
Cadence, JD, and Orlando
couldn't be more different from one another. Under normal
circumstances, the three wouldn't so much as say hi to each other if
they could get away with it. Then an alien crashes through the roof of
their local mall, and everything changes. Not only do the three teens
gain new abilities, but they're also chosen to help fight in an
intergalactic war where the next chosen battlefield is Earth.
at first, they change their minds when the fight hits close to home.
Teenagers from school start to go missing, and some are dead. Together
they must learn to work together and solve the mystery behind these
disappearances before more lives are lost.
Twelve teenagers were
injected by The Doctor on that fateful day back in November. And twelve
teenagers have been thrust into an intergalactic battle against their
will. Orlando Holmes, JD Smith, and Cadence Sinclair must find these
twelve before someone else does – someone bad.
complicated quickly, though, when emotions start to run high. Those who
used to be deemed trustworthy, are no longer safe. The three teens soon
learn that anyone is a suspect. As they embark on their most dangerous
mission to date, morals are tested. To protect the twelve teenagers who
have been experimented on, what must JD, Orlando, and Cadence give up?
Their hearts? Or even their lives?
In the Community, there
is no more pain or war. Implanted computer chips have wiped humanity
clean of destructive emotions, and thoughts are replaced by a feed from
the Link network.
When Zoe starts to malfunction (or “glitch”),
she suddenly begins having her own thoughts, feelings, and identity. Any
anomalies must be immediately reported and repaired, but Zoe has a
secret so dark it will mean certain deactivation if she is caught: her
glitches have given her uncontrollable telekinetic powers.
struggles to control her abilities and stay hidden, she meets other
glitchers including Max, who can disguise his appearance, and Adrien,
who has visions of the future. Both boys introduce Zoe to feelings that
are entirely new. Together, this growing band of glitchers must find a
way to free themselves from the controlling hands of the Community
before they’re caught and deactivated, or worse.
In this action-packed debut, Glitch begins an exciting new young adult trilogy. Buy Now
Coming November 7th
a new home has never been so dangerous.
Andromeda has spent all seventeen years of her life aboard a
deep space transport vessel destined for a paradise planet. Her safe cocoon is
about to break open as Paradise 21 looms only one month away, and she must take
the aptitude tests to determine her role on the new world and her computer
assigned lifemate. As a great-granddaughter of the Commander of the ship, she
wants to live up to her family name. But, her forbidden love for her childhood
friend, Sirius, distracts her and she fails the tests. The results place her in
a menial role in the new colony and pair her with Corvus, “the oaf”.
But when Andromeda steps foot on Paradise 21, her
predestined future is the least of her worries. Alien ghosts from a failed
colonization warn her of a deadly threat to her colony. And when Sirius's ship
crashes on the far ridge in an attempt to investigate, she journeys to rescue
him with Corvus.
Andromeda now must convince the authorities of the imminent
danger to protect her new home. What she didn't expect was a battle of her own
feelings for Sirius and Corvus.
Can she save the colony and discover her true love?