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Scott Westerfeld


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Scott Westerfeld is a New York Times bestselling author of YA. He was born in the Texas and now lives in Sydney and New York City. In 2001, Westerfeld married fellow author Justine Larbalestier.

He is best know for the Uglies and Leviathan series, and his next book, Afterworlds, comes out September 23, 2014.

His book Evolution's Darling was a New York Times Notable Book, and won a Special Citation for the 2000 Philip K. Dick Award. So Yesterday won a Victorian Premier's Award and both Leviathan and Midnighters 1: The Secret Hour won Aurealis Awards. Peeps and Uglies were both named as Best Books for Young Adults 2006 by the American Library Association.
 
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Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2000) : Evolution's Darling
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2007) : Peeps
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2007) : Touching Darkness
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2010) : Leviathan
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2011) : Behemoth


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Little Brother (2008)
(Little Brother, book 1)
Cory Doctorow
"A rousing tale of techno-geek rebellion."
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Fever Crumb (2009)
(Fever Crumb, book 1)
Philip Reeve
"From the rubble of a broken world, mixing ancient tech with old-fashioned derring-do, comes another splendid adventure from Philip Reeve."
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Boneshaker (2009)
(Clockwork Century, book 1)
Cherie Priest
"A steampunk-zombie-airship adventure of rollicking pace and sweeping proportions, full of wonderfully gnarly details. This book is made of irresistible."
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Crashed (2009)
(Skinned / Cold Awakening, book 2)
Robin Wasserman
"A spellbinding story about who we really are inside."
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Rotters (2011)
Daniel Kraus
"Grueling, demented, and so crammed with noxious awesomeness that I had to read it twice."
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The Demon's Surrender (2011)
(Demon's Lexicon, book 3)
Sarah Rees Brennan
"Full of shimmery marvels and bountiful thunder."
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The Map of Time (2011)
(Map of Time, book 1)
Félix J Palma
"A brilliant and breathtaking trip through metafictional time."
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Blackwood (2012)
Gwenda Bond
"Bond weaves a dark and gorgeous tapestry from America's oldest mystery."
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The Free (2017)
Lauren McLaughlin
"A spellbinding novel about crime, taking responsibility, and finding a new path to justice."
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The Black God's Drums (2018)
P Djèlí Clark
"A sinewy mosaic of Haitian sky pirates, wily street urchins, and orisha magic."

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