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Jon Skovron is the author of several Young Adult fantasy novels, including Misfit, Man Made Boy and This Broken Wondrous World. His first adult fantasy series, The Empire of Storms, began last June with the release of Hope and Red, published by Orbit Books. The Barnes and Noble SF&F blog said "Skovron’s briskly-paced story doesn’t skimp on the world-building—and thank goodness, because it’s quite a world", and author Sam Sykes described it as "Furious where it needs to be, deceptively tender where it can get away with it, adventurous all around." The second book in the series, Bane and Shadow, will be out February 2017.

Jon's short stories have appeared in publications like ChiZine and Baen's Universe, and more recently in anthologies s
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“I've heard people say that they lose themselves in a kiss. But in that moment, it was the opposite for me. I felt like I found myself. Not how I wished I was, or who I was afraid I was becoming, but who I really was.”
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TyCobbsTeeth TyCobbsTeeth Hi Jon,
Sorry to be slow responding.
Thanks for connecting with me on GR.
Hope you have a great week.
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Rob


Branwen Sedai *of the White Ajah* Hi Jon! Thanks for accepting my friend request! I really LOVED Misfit! Keep up the great work! :)


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Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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