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A.J. Colucci

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A.J. Colucci is an author of science thrillers, stories that combine true, cutting-edge science with the adrenaline-rush a thriller. Her latest novel, SEEDERS, was described by #1 New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston as “Gripping and brilliantly original.” Her debut novel THE COLONY was given a starred review by Publishers Weekly and Booklist called it “a frightening combination of well-researched science and scenes of pure horror.”

" I like to write about nature because it can be a brutal place—kill or be killed,” said Colucci, “But it's also filled with a sort of beauty and logic that makes you wonder which species are truly evolved. Humans have a tendency to separate themselves from everything non-human. We consider ourselve
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The Colony

3.31 avg rating — 369 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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3.04 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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“have long been under the delusion that we are somehow autonomous from the rest of nature, elevated above all of earth’s creatures. So terrified are we of losing our exalted status, we cling to the anthropocentric notion that we are the only intelligent life on earth.”
A.J. Colucci, Seeders

“That lovely smell of fresh-cut grass is actually your lawn screaming.”
A.J. Colucci, Seeders

“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.”
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“My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: When you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip.”
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“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
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