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Beth Revis

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Beth Revis wrote her first books as a student in classrooms, when the professors did not hold her interest and she jotted down stories instead of taking notes.

Beth writes science fiction and fantasy novels for teens. Her debut novel, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, will be published by Razorbill/Penguin in Spring 2011. Beth is represented by Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House.

Beth also runs a blog on writing (http://bethrevis.blogspot.com) and is a participant of a group blog by debut dystopian authors (http://leaguewriters.blogspot.com).


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Beth Revis I either kill a character or blow something up. That usually gets the story going.
Beth Revis Well, something had to be happening on Earth while Amy and Elder were in space... :)
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Subscribers to my newsletter were the first to hear: I've got a new book coming!

And the good news is that it's coming out sooner rather than later. This is a book I wrote between contracted books, and it's going to be self-published. I don't know exactly when it'll be on sale, but it'll be before the end of the year. There will be both print and e-editions available.

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“I never thought about how important the sky was until I didn't have one.”
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“(D)reams are like that: they go in and out of memories and scenes, but they're never real. They're never real, and I hate them because they aren't.”
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“Power isn’t control at all — power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn’t someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own.”
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message 36: by Jeremy

Jeremy Beth wrote: "Jeremy wrote: "Was the ending of Shades of Earth yours or requested by publisher? I have extreme feels about about it, and I've always wanted to ask you."

Mine. My publisher didn't want the last c..."



Don't judge, but I didn't want it either :-/


message 35: by Beth

Beth Jeremy wrote: "Was the ending of Shades of Earth yours or requested by publisher? I have extreme feels about about it, and I've always wanted to ask you."

Mine. My publisher didn't want the last chapter; I insisted upon it.


message 34: by Jeremy

Jeremy Was the ending of Shades of Earth yours or requested by publisher? I have extreme feels about about it, and I've always wanted to ask you.


message 33: by Flor

Flor I´m a huge fan.
Across the universe became one of my best reads for last year, i am looking forward for a millions suns i know that it will be so much better (and that´s a lot to say)


message 32: by Sara

Sara Thank you for accepting my friend request!!


message 31: by Jessica

Jessica Thank you for accepting my friend request :-) I really enjoy your books, I haven't read all of them yet but I enjoyed the ones I've read so far. I can't wait to read more by you.


Angelica Will you ever write any more books because I would love to read them too.


message 29: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


message 28: by Tori

Tori Stegle I noticed that you just added the Avatar: The Last Airbender books to your To-Read list. This show is AMAZING!!!! I am so glad they decided to continue it by publishing books and creating The Legend of Korra. You will love it :)


message 27: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Beth,
Thank you so much for acepting the request here on Goodreads! I look forward to reading your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


Emmalisa haha!! sorry! I just realised you wrote that in 2009!! I thought the latest messages were @ the bottom.. my bad!! lol


Emmalisa Beth wrote: "Does anyone know of a Goodreads app for the iPhone?"

you should be able to type in goodreads in the app store and it comes up! I use Goodreads on my i-phone, its awesome to use!! :)


message 24: by Eugenia

Eugenia Thank you so much for becoming my friend :) I am in love with YA sci-fi/futuristic novels and am looking forward to reading more of your books!


Sophia Thank you for accepting my friend request. I am a recent Sci-Fi convert so I have been enjoying your series.

Hope your new year is going well and that the muse is cooperating for you.

Sophia


message 22: by Hylary

Hylary Locsin I selected "A Million Suns" as the best book of 2012: http://libraryladyhylary.blogspot.com... . Can't wait for the sequel!


message 21: by Beth

Beth Mariana wrote: "So you've read Sever, can you give any hints as to how it will end?"

It will end very well. I think you'll be happy :)


message 20: by Mariana

Mariana So you've read Sever, can you give any hints as to how it will end?


message 19: by Natalie

Natalie Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! I can't wait for Shades, and I love your blog. You have such helpful posts for aspiring writer.


message 18: by Aerin

Aerin AH!!!! Tamora Pierce just gave you FOUR STARS!! AHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!


Madeleine Just wanted to tell you that you are a genius. Your books are amazing amazing amazing.


Fabi Emi Hi, thanks for the add =]


message 15: by Hylary

Hylary Locsin I chose "Across the Universe" as the best sci-fi novel of 2011 on my blog! http://libraryladyhylary.blogspot.com...


message 14: by Becky

Becky Thank you for accepting my friend request. I am really enjoying your book 'Across The Universe'
Loving it

I would also like to tell you about a group I have on Goodreads called 'Random Ramblings'. I would be delighted if you could join!
Here is a link - http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/4...

Thank you once again!


message 13: by Diane

Diane thanks for the friend accept! Just finished "Across the Universe." It was spectacular. I can't wait for more!!!


message 12: by Laura

Laura Thank you for the friend accept! :0)


♥Rachel♥ Thank you so much for accepting my friend request. I am thoroughly enjoying ACROSS THE UNIVERSE & I look forward to reading more!


message 10: by Ellen

Ellen beth you've got me saying frex - it occasionally just slips out :P


Kiersten Powers i can wait for you second book to across th universe to come out


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friend request, Beth.


William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
http://www.authorhouse.co.uk/Bookstor...
Best wishes, William


William O'Brien Hi Beth - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William


message 5: by Beth

Beth Shellie wrote: "Is Across the universe a trilogy or a stand alone book?"

It's a trilogy. Working on Book 2 right this second, actually :)


Shellie Brewer Is Across the universe a trilogy or a stand alone book?


Ashley S. Thank you for adding me


message 2: by Jennifer (last edited Dec 16, 2009 07:26AM)

Jennifer Wow, what a site! Thanks for clueing me in!


message 1: by Beth

Beth Does anyone know of a Goodreads app for the iPhone?


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