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Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman i(6421900 works by)
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Amie Kaufman is a Melbourne-based author. She is best known for her collaborative works, including two series with American author Megan Spooner (Starbound Trilogy and Unearthed duology) and one with Australian author Jay Kristoff (Illuminae Trilogy), but has also published solo works, including Elementals: Ice Wolves. Her works have won a range of awards, including Aurealis Awards, the Gold Inky, and an Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA).

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y separately published work icon The Other Side of the Sky Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 19670536 2020 single work novel young adult fantasy

'A magnetic and addictive tale of star-crossed love, inexplicable magic and an impossible choice. Science and faith collide in this tale of magic, destiny and the changing truths found through love by the award-winning authors of the bestselling Starbound trilogy.

'Two worlds, two hearts and a choice that will shape their fate forever.

'Prince North's home is in the sky, in a gleaming city held aloft by intricate unknown technology. But North believes his sky island is sinking. Its engines are failing, and the key to saving his home is to venture to the place the engines were first created.

'Nimh is the living goddess of her people on the surface, responsible for providing answers, direction - hope. But in the midst of the surface's worst crisis yet, a mist that spreads madness and poison, doubts have arisen among the people about Nimh's divinity. She must find a way to manifest her power - before she is overthrown, and all is lost.

'North's and Nimh's lives are entwined - though their hearts can never be. Linked by a terrifying prophecy and caught between duty and fate, they must choose to either save their people, or succumb to the bond that is forbidden to them.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted REAL Awards Fiction for Years 7-9
2020 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
y separately published work icon Aurora Burning Melbourne : Random House Australia , 2020 18538609 2020 single work novel science fiction young adult

'First, the bad news: an ancient evil–you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal–is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They’ve just got to take care of a few small distractions first.

'Like the clan of gremps who’d like to rearrange their favorite faces.

'And the cadre of illegit GIA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be, who’ll stop at nothing to get their hands on Auri.

'Then there’s Kal’s long-lost sister, who’s not exactly happy to see her baby brother, and has a Syldrathi army at her back. With half the known galaxy on their tails, Squad 312 has never felt so wanted.

'When they learn the Hadfield has been found, it’s time to come out of hiding. Two centuries ago, the colony ship vanished, leaving Auri as its sole survivor. Now, its black box might be what saves them. But time is short, and if Auri can’t learn to master her powers as a Trigger, the squad and all their admirers are going to be deader than the Great Ultrasaur of Abraaxis IV.

'Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts, inappropriately tight bodysuits, and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion’s most unforgettable heroes–and maybe the rest of the galaxy as well.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2020 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
2021 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2021 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
y separately published work icon Scorch Dragons Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2019 15638718 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'After the fateful battle between the ice wolves and scorch dragons, Anders and his twin sister, Rayna, have been reunited. But there’s no time for celebrating.

Anders and his wolf friend Lisabet are hiding away in the mountains of Drekhelm under 'the watchful eye of the dragon high council. They are perceived as threats, and only the leader of the dragons can keep them safe. Then the temperature in Drekhelm starts to drop throughout Vallen, threatening the lives of the Scorch Dragons. Suddenly, the dragons suspect that the two young wolves are spies for their old pack -- that they helped them steal a weather-altering artifact called the Snowstone. The artifact puts everyone including Anders' twin sister, Rayna, in terrible danger. Desperate to broker peace, Anders enlists the help of a few new flame-breathing friends to stop the wolves' next plan of attack.

'Together, these former rivals must go on a perilous journey to find the scattered pieces of the Sun Scepter, the only artifact that can counteract the Snowstone. Because if either device goes unchecked, all hope for a truce will be lost.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division
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