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Aiden Thomas

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Aiden Thomas is a New York Times Bestselling author with an MFA in Creative Writing. Originally from Oakland, California, they now make their home in Portland, Oregon. As a queer, trans, Latinx, Aiden advocates strongly for diverse representation in all media. Aiden’s special talents include: quoting The Office, finishing sentences with “is my FAVORITE”, and killing spiders. Aiden is notorious for not being able to guess the endings of books and movies, and organizes their bookshelves by color.

Their debut novel, CEMETERY BOYS, was published on September 1st, 2020.

Average rating: 4.24 · 81,181 ratings · 17,680 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cemetery Boys (Cemetery Boy...

4.32 avg rating — 66,574 ratings — published 2020 — 3 editions
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Lost in the Never Woods

3.72 avg rating — 11,302 ratings — published 2021 — 14 editions
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The Sunbearer Trials (The S...

4.46 avg rating — 3,242 ratings — published 2022 — 10 editions
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Untitled (Cemetery Boys, #2)

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — expected publication 2024
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Just Max

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Q&A with Swoons Reads!



HEY FOLKS!

Swoons Reads/Macmillan just posted the Q&A I did with them on their blog! I talk about my favorite moment in "Lost in the Never Woods", my fancasts for the characters, and what my all-time favorite retelling is!

Click the image above to read the whole interview! Here's a little snippet:


What inspired you to write Lost in the Never Woods?

Ever since I was a kid, I've loved fairy tales, Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 09:58 Tags: aiden-thomas, lost-in-the-never-woods, peter-pan, wendy-darling
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Quotes by Aiden Thomas  (?)
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“Queer folks are like wolves," Julian told him. "We travel in packs."

(p. 125)”
Aiden Thomas, Cemetery Boys

“No, it wasn't the end. It was a better beginning.”
Aiden Thomas, Cemetery Boys

“You ready?" Julian asked, a curious look on his devastatingly handsome face.

"No," Yadriel confessed, his voice tight.

Julian grinned. "Do it anyways.”
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Polls

What are the best Peter Pan retellings y'all have read or heard of?
Feel free to recommend books from any age category: YA, middle grade, Adult. Because each age group often brings a new aspect of a story to the table.

 
  6 votes, 30.0%

Everland by Wendy Spinale (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 15.0%

 
  2 votes, 10.0%

 
  2 votes, 10.0%

Daughters of Neverland series by Kendra Moreno (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

The Dark One by Nikki St. Crowe
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

 
  1 vote, 5.0%

Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

The Wendy (Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown) (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

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“Stars are beautiful, but they may not take part in anything, they must just look on forever.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.”
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