We recently posted our insider information about Justin Cronin‘s The Twelve—now, with the announcement of a paperback cover and release date of May 17 for The Passage (one of our best books of 2010), there’s a bit more to report.
EW has printed a short extract from The Twelve—here’s the beginning:
They came, gliding from the blackness. First one and then another and another, forming a penumbra of pulsing light where they crouched at the edge of the shadows. And in her mind she heard the voices, always the voices, the voices and the question:
Who am I?
Do you prefer the hardcover or paperback cover for The Passage? Both are subtly creepy in a way that fits the story, but I think I like the twilit woods…
There’s still no pub date for The Twelve, although it’s expected to hit shelves sometime in 2012. (ETA: pub date is August 28!)
Related in BookPage: our interview with Justin Cronin about The Passage