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'Chaos Walking,' Patrick Ness
Story: The three-book series starts with "The Knife of Never Letting Go," described as such: Todd Hewitt is the last boy in Prentisstown. But Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in a constant, overwhelming, never-ending Noise. There is no privacy. There are no secrets. Or are there? Just one month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd unexpectedly stumbles upon a spot of complete silence. Which is impossible. Prentisstown has been lying to him. And now he's going to have to run...
Movie news: Doug Davidson ("How To Train Your Dragon") is helping Lionsgate develop its next "Hunger Games" (fingers crossed)!