On the five year anniversary of The Darkest Minds publication, Hypable is proud to announce author Alexandra Bracken will be writing a new novel in the series!

If you fell in love with Bracken’s Darkest Minds series as much as we did, you’ll be ecstatic to learn that she’ll be writing a standalone novel in the series called The Darkest Legacy, to be released on August 7, 2018.

The official description for The Darkest Legacy reads,

Suzume, the youngest member of the Black Betty gang and fan-favorite character, is back, five years after the events of In the Afterlight. Told through the eyes of beloved character Zu, now seventeen, this harrowing, standalone story of resilience, resistance, and reckoning will thrill loyal fans and new readers alike. White-knuckle escape scenes and dark twists will keep readers glued to the page, along with the complex and heartbreaking relationships and their choices.

Make sure you catch up on all the Darkest Minds news, as well as progress on the movie adaptation!

About the author

Alexandra Bracken is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Darkest Minds series and Passenger series. Born and raised in Arizona, she moved east to study history and English at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. After working in publishing for several years, Alex now writes full time and can be found hard at work on her next novel in a charming little home that’s perpetually overflowing with books.

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