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Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff i(A149325 works by)
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BiographyHistory

Jay Kristoff grew up in Perth and has worked in advertisng for more than ten years and has lived in Melbourne.

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y separately published work icon Aurora's End Melbourne : Penguin Random House Australia , 2021 21781806 2021 single work novel young adult science fiction

'The squad you love is out of time. Prepare for the thrilling finale in the epic, best-selling Aurora Cycle series about a band of unlikely heroes who just might be the galaxy's last hope for survival.

'Is this the end?

'What happens when you ask a bunch of losers, discipline cases, and misfits to save the galaxy from an ancient evil? The ancient evil wins, of course.

'Wait. . . . Not. So. Fast.

'When we last saw Squad 312, they working together seamlessly (aka, freaking out) as an intergalactic battle raged and an ancient superweapon threatened to obliterate Earth. Everything went horribly wrong, naturally.

'But as it turns out, not all endings are endings, and the team has one last chance to rewrite theirs. Maybe two. It's complicated.

'Cue Zila, Fin, and Scarlett (and MAGELLAN!): making friends, making enemies, and making history? Sure, no problem

'Cue Tyler, Kal, and Auri: uniting with two of the galaxy’s most hated villains? Um, okay. That, too.

'Actually saving the galaxy, though?

'Now that will take a miracle.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Also finalist (novella): Aoeteroa writer Sean Monaghan. Novel
2021 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
y separately published work icon TrueL1f3 TRUEL1F3 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 19294689 2020 single work novel young adult

'Best friends have become enemies. Lovers have become strangers. And deciding whose side you're on could be the difference between life and death. For Eve and Lemon, discovering the truth about themselves—and each other—was too much for their friendship to take. But with the country on the brink of a new world war, loyalties will be pushed to the brink, unlikely alliances will form and with them, betrayals. But the threat doesn't stop there, because the lifelikes are determined to access the program that will set every robot free, a task requiring both Eve and Ana, the girl she was created to replace. In the end, violent clashes and heart-breaking choices reveal the true heroes . . . and they may not be who you think they are.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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
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