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Amie Kaufman

Autor(a) de Illuminae

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About the Author

Amie Kaufman graduated with honors degrees in history, literature and law, and a master's degree in conflict resolution. She is a mediator and author of science fiction and fantasy for young adults. She is the co-author of the Starbound Trilogy and The Illuminae Files Trilogy. Illuminae was also mostrar mais the winner of the 2015 Aurealis Awards for Best Science Fiction Novel, the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the year for older children (8 to 14 years), and the 2016 Gold Inky Award. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras de Amie Kaufman

Illuminae (2015) 3,872 cópias
Gemina (2016) 1,812 cópias
Aurora Rising (2019) 1,641 cópias
These Broken Stars (2013) 1,537 cópias
Obsidio (2018) 1,411 cópias
Aurora Burning (2020) 827 cópias
This Shattered World (2014) 600 cópias
Aurora's End (2021) 507 cópias
Their Fractured Light (2015) 439 cópias
Unearthed (2017) 390 cópias
The Other Side of the Sky (2020) 315 cópias
Elementals: Ice Wolves (2018) 244 cópias
The Isles of the Gods (2023) 173 cópias
Undying (2018) 123 cópias
This Night So Dark (2014) 107 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
20th Century
Local de nascimento
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Josh Adams
Pequena biografia
Amie Kaufman is a New York Times bestselling and internationally bestselling Australian author of science fiction and fantasy for young adults. She is known for the Starbound Trilogy and Unearthed, which she co-authored with Meagan Spooner, for her series, The Illuminae Files, co-authored with Jay Kristoff, and for her solo series, Elementals. Her books have been published in over 35 countries.

Kaufman grew up in both Ireland and Melbourne, Australia. She earned undergraduate degrees, with honours, in law, history and literature. Later, she earned a Master's Degree in conflict resolution, and worked for seven years as a mediator before becoming a full-time author. She is as of May 2018 a PhD candidate in Creative Writing. She lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and dog.
Literary career

Kaufman's debut, These Broken Stars, was co-authored with Meagan Spooner. The book was a New York Times bestseller and won an Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult novel of the year. The book was also shortlisted for a Golden Inky in the Australian Inky Awards and was named the Huffington Post Best YA Novel of 2013, The series was in development for TV in 2016, with Freeform in the US and Sky UK, with MGM the studio and Eric Balfour and Warren Littlefield producing. The sequel, This Shattered World was a nominee for the Aurealis Award for best science fiction novel.

Kaufman's Illuminae, co-authored with Jay Kristoff, was acquired by Random House in a preempt in 2013. The first book in the series was published in late October 2015. It debuted at #5 on the New York Times Best Seller List Young Adult Hardcover list, and eventually reached the #2 spot. In November 2015, it was announced that Brad Pitt and his production company, Plan B Entertainment, had acquired the film rights to Illuminae. Illuminae was nominated for the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award, won the 2015 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction novel, the 2016 Gold Inky Award for best teen fiction, and the 2016 Australian Book Industry Award Book of the Year for Older Children. The sequel Gemina, debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list and won the 2016 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction novel. The third book in the series, Obsidio, debuted at #6 on the New York Times children's series list, as the #1 young adult bestseller in Australia, and as a USA Today bestseller.

Kaufman's next series with Spooner began with Unearthed in January 2018. In June 2017, ahead of the book's publication, it was announced that film rights had been acquired by Columbia Pictures, with Doug Liman as director and producer alongside Cross Creek Productions. Screenwriters were Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth.

Kaufman's first solo series and first series for younger readers, Elementals, began with Ice Wolves in March 2018. The book was a Spring 2018 Indie Next Pick, and earned a starred review from Kirkus.



Found: Zombie virus on large spaceships in space em Name that Book (Agosto 2021)


squadra di 18enni astronauti, tutti fighi/e
una clandestina in criostasi da 200anni che ha assorbito i poteri di una razza scomparsa
guerra contro simil borg: la resistenza è inutile, verrete assimilati
LLonaVahine | outras 54 resenhas | May 22, 2024 |
I love this series. Again we have a plucky heroine and a slight love triangle. Not to mention the weird science of the wormhole at the space station. Some characters from the first book show up, a few are more than a cameo. Once again the book is written in chats and descriptions of video cameras, this time these are being shown as part of a trial? Inquiry? into the company that "allegedly" attacked and destroyed the illegal mining operation on the planet Kerenza.

The threads are coming together, but I must say if the company doesn't pay for what they did in the final book, I will be very sad.

I love the snark and grit of the two main characters.

These books are very compelling and so well done for being such an alternative to straight narrative. I wish there were more books in the series.
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jezebellydancer | outras 111 resenhas | May 14, 2024 |
Set aside the day when you decide to read this book. You really won't want to put it down.
Dorothy2012 | outras 227 resenhas | Apr 22, 2024 |



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