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Hi, I'm Steven J. Carroll, a writer of fiction for young adults and pre-teens. I've also been an indie songwriter for many years, which was what honed my interests for writing.

My newest release is book one in a Young Adult, Sci-fi/Dystopian series called CITY OF WORDS. This novel follows the action-packed, suspense-filled journey of Alpha, as he tries to find a way to survive under the watchful eye of the all-powerful ruling authority, called the Common, and as he tries to save the life of the only person in the world that he truly cares about, a girl named Theta.

My fantasy, sci-fi series, THE HISTORIES OF EARTH, is a fast-paced, interstellar adventure. It's about a group of "Light Travelers", who must use their secret abilities to sav
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Steven J. Carroll Mairibethe, I'm so excited that you might be interested in using my books for your class. Of course, you can buy my books directly from an eStore. I'm…moreMairibethe, I'm so excited that you might be interested in using my books for your class. Of course, you can buy my books directly from an eStore. I'm sending the appropriate links, and discount codes to you in a Goodreads message. And if you happen to decide to use the book(s), I'd be willing to do a question and answer video chat with your class, if you think that's something that would be helpful.(less)
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"I was chosen as an early reader. Amazing story, characters pull you in from the moment you start the book, and you feel that you know them deeply. The mood set very quickly, the pace completely maintained, and just a truly great book that you will not be able too put down! Refreshing and interesting read." -... Read more of this blog post »
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"Good YA dystopian novel. Interestingly, it pushes non-mortal ways to fight back against a tyrranical oppressor. It is a grim story and the first book in a series with mostly young protagonists. Good plot."
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“...a friend is someone to whom you can tell all your secrets, someone whom you can trust without reservation, a person who is not overawed when you are at your best, and is not turned away when you are at your worst.”
Steven J. Carroll, City of Words

“You can always tell the heart of man by what he do, and by what he don't do...”
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“It is hard to imagine the things you have never seen.”
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“...a friend is someone to whom you can tell all your secrets, someone whom you can trust without reservation, a person who is not overawed when you are at your best, and is not turned away when you are at your worst.”
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“And it is a strange thing about love... it is that it can take a strength that would seem otherwise insignificant and transform it into a hardly quenchable power.”
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“It is hard to imagine the things you have never seen.”
Steven J. Carroll, All the Worlds of Men

“You can always tell the heart of man by what he do, and by what he don't do...”
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“Only worse thing than being cold, and too tired to defend yourself, is to be cold and alone. And I wouldn't ever wish that on nobody.”
Steven J. Carroll, The Road to Jericho

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