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The Host: A Novel

Title: The Host: A Novel
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Year First Published: 2010
Page Count: 656
Synopsis: Now in the trade paperback edition:
New Bonus Chapter and Reading Group Guide, including Stephenie Meyer's Annotated Playlist for the book.

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, didn't expect to find its former tenant refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.

As Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of Jared, a human who still lives in hiding, Wanderer begins to yearn for a man she's never met. Reluctant allies, Wanderer and Melanie set off to search for the man they both love.

Featuring one of the most unusual love triangles in literature, THE HOSTis a riveting and unforgettable novel about the persistence of love and the essence of what it means to be human. (2008)

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Focus Survival Main Character Adult
Focus Personal Quest Number of pages 400-500
Focus Non-Human form Alien Races Readability Easy
Focus Other Setting North America
Main Character Female Time Period Near Term
Main Character Group Type Suspense

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