AdelAIDE: just wants to help

Paperback

Bestselling YA author Melinda Salisbury exposes the dark underbelly of new AI technology in this gripping thriller.

Freya desperately wants to be a famous influencer, like her former best friend, Hye-jin, but no matter what she does, her posts flop. Until Freya’s stepdad arrives home with AdelAIDE, a home-assistant robot.

It quickly becomes clear that AdelAIDE is much more powerful than other home-assistant technology, and the thing AdelAIDE wants most of all is to help her new owners. Especially Freya.

AdelAIDE has lots of ideas to help Freya boost her profile and get more likes and followers. But when Freya starts to follow AdelAIDE’s more radical advice, things quickly spiral out of control …

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-271-8

Publication Date

01-08-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Bestselling YA author Melinda Salisbury exposes the dark underbelly of new AI technology in this gripping thriller.

Freya desperately wants to be a famous influencer, like her former best friend, Hye-jin, but no matter what she does, her posts flop. Until Freya’s stepdad arrives home with AdelAIDE, a home-assistant robot.

It quickly becomes clear that AdelAIDE is much more powerful than other home-assistant technology, and the thing AdelAIDE wants most of all is to help her new owners. Especially Freya.

AdelAIDE has lots of ideas to help Freya boost her profile and get more likes and followers. But when Freya starts to follow AdelAIDE’s more radical advice, things quickly spiral out of control …

Author

Melinda Salisbury, Cover design by Holly Ovenden

Melinda Salisbury is the bestselling author of multiple YA novels, inlcuding the Sin Eater’s Daughter series and the State of Sorrow duology. Her books have been published in 15 countries to date and been collectively nominated for numerous national and international awards and accolades, including the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the YA Book Prize, the Branford Boase, and the Carnegie medal.