Moira Young

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Moira Young is from Vancouver, BC and now lives in the UK. A former actor and opera singer, her debut novel, Blood Red Road, first in the Dustlands trilogy, was published in 2011 to international acclaim. It won a host of prizes including the Costa Children’s Book Award, the British Columbia Book Prize for Children’s Literature and France's Le Prix des Incorruptibles. In the USA it won a Cybils Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction and was an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults book. It is being developed for film by Ridley Scott. The second Dustlands book, Rebel Heart, was a finalist in Canada for the Sunburst Prize, BC Stellar Award and Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. The last part of the Dustlands trilogy, Raging ...more

Average rating: 3.95 · 60,862 ratings · 7,539 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands,...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 42,542 ratings — published 2011 — 50 editions
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Rebel Heart (Dust Lands, #2)
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 13,749 ratings — published 2012 — 21 editions
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Raging Star (Dust Lands, #3)
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 4,524 ratings — published 2014 — 17 editions
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The Dust Lands Trilogy: Blo...
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 47 ratings — expected publication 2015
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Get Your Book On!: Free Tee...
2.83 of 5 stars 2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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More books by Moira Young…
Blood Red Road Rebel Heart Raging Star
Dust Lands Trilogy (3 books)
3.946897855205851 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 60,845 ratings

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“Yer in my blood, Saba, he says. Yer in my head. Yer in my breath, yer in my bones...gawd help me, yer everywhere. You have bin since the first moment I set eyes on you.”
Moira Young, Blood Red Road

“Ever heard of the rule of three? he shouts as we run.
If you save somebody's life three times, their life belongs to you. You saved my life today, that makes once. Save it twice more an I'm all yers.”
Moira Young, Blood Red Road

“Marry me, he says. I got all my own teeth, I wash twice a year an I'll cut you in fer half the business here.”
Moira Young, Blood Red Road


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