The Lorien Legacies is a series of YA sci-fi/fantasy novels by Pittacus Lore (James Frey & Jobie Hughes). The series follows nine aliens who appear to be human that were brought to Earth when they were six year-olds. Their purpose is to allow their powers to develop and then return home to their home planet, […]
Jobie Hughes is an American novelist of YA sci-fi/fantasy under the collective pseudonym of Pittacus Lore (with James Frey) and also literary fiction. Jobie started writing at age 24 and left Ohio for New York City to attend Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He graduated in 2009 with an MFA in Creative Writing.
James Frey is an American author of YA sci-fi/fantasy and general fiction. He writes under the collaborative pseudonym of Pittacus Lore alongside Jobie Hughes, writing the Lorien Legacies series together. Frey struggled with addictions, which became a basis of his memoirs A Million Little Lies: Exposing James Frey’s Fiction Addiction. The memoirs made waves when […]
John Carter of Mars is the central character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, featured in a series of sci-fi/fantasy novels. The series is also known as the Barsoom series. Carter is an American who visits Mars. He fought for the South in the Civil War. After the war, he was prospecting when his partner was […]
The Shadow Children sequence is a series of sci-fi/fantasy novels by American author Margaret Peterson Haddix. The series is about a dystopian country that is suffering from food shortages as a result of a drought, while the government attempts to control all of the resources of the country. “Shadow Children” are the third, fourth, fifth […]
The Ardneh sequence is comprised of three connected sci-fi/fantasy series by American novelist Fred Saberhagen. The series that make up the Ardneh sequence include Saberhagen’s Empire of the East, Books of Swords and Books of Lost Swords series. Ardneh is an intelligent super-computer that was once a nuclear response system that caused the planet the […]
Fred Saberhagen (1930-2007) was an American author of sci-fi/fantasy and best known for his Berserker series. His well known series include the Dracula series and the Book of Swords series. Prior to becoming a novelist, Saberhagen served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and worked as an technician for Motorola.
Artemis Fowl is a series of science fiction/fantasy young adult novels by Irish author Eoin Colfer. The series follows Artemis Fowl II, a teenage criminal mastermind, on his various criminal activities. The books have been adapted into graphic novels and there is also a film adaptation in the works.