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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 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
y separately published work icon Aurora Rising Sydney : Random House Australia , 2019 14936140 2019 single work novel young adult science fiction

'The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch . . .

A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates 
A smart-ass techwiz with the galaxy’s biggest chip on his shoulder
An alien warrior with anger management issues
A tomboy pilot who’s totally not into him, in case you were wondering

And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem–that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler’s squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.


Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2020 shortlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2019 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2019 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
y separately published work icon Obsidio Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2018 12289031 2018 single work novel young adult

'Kady, Ezra, Hanna and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza--but who knows what they'll find seven months after the invasion?

'Meanwhile, Kady's cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza's ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys--an old flame from Asha's past--reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. With time running out, a final battle will be waged on land and in space, heroes will fall, and hearts will be broken.' (Publication summary)

2019 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
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