Barry Lyga is the New York Times bestselling author of the I Hunt Killers trilogy as well as such critically acclaimed novels as Boy Toy and Bang. He's also a comic book nerd who geeks out by writing superhero novels, including the Flash series and Thanos: Titan Consumed. He lives outside New York City, in a house bursting with books.Morgan Baden is a New York Times bestselling ghostwriter, as well as a social media expert who oversees communications for the world's largest children's book publisher. She lives outside New York City, in a house bursting with books.
... [A] high-concept, fast-paced ... cautionary tale of the morally fraught territory that results when technology and mob mentality mix ... this dystopian tale seems destined for a screen adaptation.--Kirkus Reviews ... The Hive is well-worth reading.--CM Magazine A gripping immersion in social media gone wrong.--School Library Journal An eye-opening story about online comments and the consequences they may have in real life.--ABQLA Offering heart-pounding action while asking difficult questions, this novel is perfect for fans of thought-provoking cyberthrillers.--Publishers Weekly The husband-and-wife writing team capture the horrors of mob mentality in this gripping, tense, action-packed thriller that will appeal to fans of Marie Lu's Warcross (2017) or Gregory Scott Katsoulis' All Rights Reserved (2017).--Booklist This fast-paced and sometimes highly technical novel will appeal to readers aged 14 and up who love a dystopian chase.--The Calgary Herald A brilliant doomsday warning about the perils of social media, justice, and mob thought, The Hive is also the complex story of a young girl coming of age. This is a novel about ideas, love, grief, and what hold the tricky narratives of history have on the violence of the present.--Walter Mosley, award-winning crime novelist Everybody told you to quit social media, and you didn't listen. The Hive is your last warning. Thrilling, chilling, nightmare-fulfilling, The Hive is a wild, spooky ride into a terrifying future that looks a lot like tomorrow.--Paul Griffin, author of Adrift Mob justice rules the internet in this thrilling debut from Lyga and Baden. You'll never look at your phone the same way again.--Allen Zadoff, author of The Unknown Assassin series