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Scott Westerfeld

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Scott Westerfeld is a New York Times bestselling author of YA. He was born in the Texas and now lives in Sydney and New York City. In 2001, Westerfeld married fellow author Justine Larbalestier.

He is best know for the Uglies and Leviathan series, and his next book, Afterworlds, comes out September 23, 2014.

His book Evolution's Darling was a New York Times Notable Book, and won a Special Citation for the 2000 Philip K. Dick Award. So Yesterday won a Victorian Premier's Award and both Leviathan and Midnighters 1: The Secret Hour won Aurealis Awards. Peeps and Uglies were both named as Best Books for Young Adults 2006 by the American Library Association.


Greetings from Sydney. I’ve been here for a month now, recovering from the Afterworlds tour and putting the finishing touches on my next novel. (The title, etc. of this book is secret now, but much will be revealed early next year.)


In the meantime, and with due deference to the season, here are a couple of cool items to compliment your Hanukwanzamas haul:


Barnes & Noble has a signed and bonu...

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Pretties (Uglies, #2)
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Specials (Uglies, #3)
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Extras (Uglies, #4)
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тнє яανєη Thanks so much for accepting. :) I'm a huge fan of your work.


Patricia Kaniasty Wow. I am a huge fan of your "Uglies" series. I even have book 2 autographed. Thanks again. Can't wait to read more of your books.


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C. McKenzie Thanks for joining me on goodreads, Scott. See you around the reviews.


Savannah Scott, thank you for the friendship.
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