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Amie Kaufman


Amie Kaufman is the co-author of These Broken Stars, the first in the Starbound trilogy, and writes science fiction and fantasy for teens. She lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, their rescue dog, and her considerable library. She is represented by Tracey Adams of Adams Literary.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction
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Amie Kaufman recommends
Nova (2015)
(Spectre War, book 1)
Margaret Fortune
"Nova grabbed me from the first chapter, and never let go. What a ride! Unforgettable, fast-paced and original, this book kept me guessing to the end."
Burning Glass (2016)
(Burning Glass, book 1)
Kathryn Purdie
"Dark, intricate and utterly immersive, Burning Glass will take you on a journey you’ll never forget. Heart-pounding action meets deadly intrigue and aching romance, drawing you deep inside a story full of complex questions."
Ruined (2016)
(Ruined , book 1)
Amy Tintera
"With a vibrant and intriguing world and conflicted characters you’ll love, Ruined is the perfect blend of fantasy, adventure and romance. I read it in one sitting!"
Stealing Snow (2016)
(Stealing Snow, book 1)
Danielle Paige
"Eerie, edgy, and enchanting, Stealing Snow will transport you."
Hunted (2017)
(Hunted , book 1)
Meagan Spooner
"Haunting and graceful, with an edge that draws blood when you least expect it...An immersive, unforgettable world, a heart-wrenching romance, and a badass heroine."
Invictus (2017)
Ryan Graudin
"A nonstop thrill ride from start to finish -- I raced through Invictus at top speed! With this book, Ryan Graudin proves she can conquer any genre she turns her hand to. Fun, cheeky, high-stakes, and totally immersive, this story is wildly imaginative and brilliantly original. Jump on board without hesitation: You'll love Invictus."
This Mortal Coil (2017)
(Mortal Coil, book 1)
Emily Suvada
"This Mortal Coil redefines 'unputdownable.' A thrilling, exhilarating read that's crackling with intelligence. Compelling characters and and incredible twists come together perfectly--I loved this book. This is brilliant science fiction."
Warcross (2017)
(Warcross, book 1)
Marie Lu
"Clear your schedule, because you won't stop reading Warcross until you’re done. Addictive, fast-paced, and totally immersive, this book takes you from a futuristic Tokyo on a high-tech tour of incredible virtual worlds. Packed with danger, intrigue, and heart-pounding gameplay, set in a world built with an incredible eye for detail, Warcross is Marie Lu's best book yet."
Furyborn (2018)
(Empirium Trilogy, book 1)
Claire Legrand
"I tried to stop reading Furyborn and go to bed... then I got up and kept going. Epic in scope, endless in imagination, this book will grab hold of you and refuse to let go."
Contagion (2018)
(Contagion, book 1)
Erin Bowman
"Gripping, thrilling and terrifying in equal measures, Contagion is the perfect intersection of science fiction and horror -- I couldn’t look away."
Jinxed (2018)
(Jinxed, book 1)
Amy McCulloch
"A little bit The Golden Compass, a little bit The Hunger Games, and all adventure."
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful (2018)
Arwen Elys Dayton
"Haunting, challenging and provocative - this is an extraordinary book. I can't can’t stop thinking about it."
Circle of Shadows (2019)
(Circle of Shadows, book 1)
Evelyn Skye
"Epic in scale, immersive and imaginative, Circle of Shadows will reel you in and refuse to let you go. Evelyn Skye weaves extraordinary worlds, with a magic any taiga would envy-I never wanted to leave Kichona."
The Deceivers (2019)
(Vale Hall, book 1)
Kristen Simmons
"Masterful, suspenseful, and brilliantly executed, The Deceivers is the perfect con. Kristen Simmons is an outstanding storyteller, and this is her best yet."
Once & Future (2019)
(Once & Future, book 1)
A R Capetta and Cori McCarthy
"Fun and fearless, this story romps right across the galaxy and into your heart."
The Strangers (2019)
(Greystone Secrets, book 1)
Margaret Peterson Haddix
"With more twists than a spiral staircase, The Strangers kept me up way past my bedtime! This thrilling, page-turning adventure will keep you reading, and keep you guessing. Full of codes and clues, love and logic, this book will make you a part of the Greystone family."
Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races (2019)
(Water Dragon Races, book 1)
K D Halbrook
"Nonstop adventure and a brilliantly realized world--I never wanted to leave Silver's side!"
Treasures of the Twelve (2020)
(Twelve, book 2)
Cindy Lin
"Full of heart and brimming with action, what a read! I couldn’t put it down, but I didn’t want it to end! I know I'll return to this enthralling and inventive world time and time again."
Victories Greater Than Death (2021)
(Unstoppable, book 1)
Charlie Jane Anders
"Victories Greater Than Death bursts off the page, brimming with life, love, humor and adventure. It's Charlie Jane Anders's galaxy, we just live in it."
The Midnight Girls (2021)
Alicia Jasinska
"Dark and delectable, you'll sink into this tale with utter delight. A magical, immersive and feminist fantasy - I wanted it to last forever. Keep your eyes on Alicia Jasinska."
League of Liars (2022)
Astrid Scholte
"Bursting with originality and mile-a-minute action, the twists, turns and thrills kept coming!"
These Deadly Games (2022)
Diana Urban
"Non-stop, addictive, and utterly compelling. These Deadly Games hooked me from minute one, and didn't let me go until its smart, twisty conclusion. When I wasn't reading it, I was thinking about it."
Alone Out Here (2022)
Riley Redgate
"Utterly absorbing, and packed with heart, action, and questions that lingered long past the final page. I read it in a single day."
The Stars Between Us (2022)
Cristin Terrill
"A jewel of a story wrapped in glittering layers of intrigue. The Stars Between Us scratched my Jane Austen itch and transported me far into the future -- both at once. Cristin Terrill has woven a tale where nothing is as it seems, and you'll keep turning the pages as it refuses to let you go."
Nightbirds (2023)
(Nightbirds , book 1)
Kate J Armstrong
"A luscious, sumptuously woven, and totally addictive fantasy. It's like Gatsby with magic and sky-high stakes, layer upon layer of incredible worldbuilding peeling back as we slowly uncover the spider's web of stories and secrets our characters are hoarding. From the gritty docks to the glitzy ballrooms to the magical speakeasy through the back of a wardrobe, I'd kill to have written this myself."
A Hunger of Thorns (2023)
Lili Wilkinson
"The luscious depth of the worldbuilding and the effortless skill with which it is conveyed make me utterly jealous. Read this, and wonder where Lili Wilkinson has been all your life."

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