Title: The Ask and the Answer
Author: Patrick Ness
The Beginning: "Your Noise reveals you, Todd Hewitt." A voice -- In the darkness -- I blink open my eyes. Everything is shadows and blur and it feels like the world's spinning and my blood is too hot and my brain is clogged and I can't think and it's dark --
The Friday 56: "I'm sorry," she says, almost tenderly. Almost. "I don't know anything about a boy." She frowns. "I'm afraid I don't know anything about anything except that you were brought to this house of healing yesterday morning so close to death I wasn't at all sure we would be able to bring you back. Except we were informed in no uncertain terms that our survival rather depended upon yours."
Comment: I'm on book two of the Chaos Walking series and it is absolutely fabulous. If you haven't read it yet, give it a try!