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Wesley Chu

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Wesley Chu is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of twelve published novels, including the Tao, Io, and Time Salvager series. He was the 2015 winner of the Astounding Award for Best New Writer. His debut, The Lives of Tao, won the American Library Association's Alex Award, and was a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Science Fiction. He is the coauthor of the Eldest Curses series with Cassandra Clare. Robert Kirkman tapped Chu to write The Walking Dead: Typhoon, the first Walking Dead novel set in Asia.

Chu is an accomplished martial artist and a former member of the Screen Actors Guild. He has acted in film and television, and has worked as a model and stuntman, and recently returned from summiting Kilimanjaro. He current
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Wesley Chu Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

(Correction folks. The …more
Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

(Correction folks. The Rebirths of Tao has been moved to March 2015. I know. Boo *hiss* but it is what it is)(less)
Wesley Chu Hey Patrick,

I won't be writing the third Tao book because it's already done! =) The Rebirths of Tao is set to drop April 7th, 2015.

I also have a new…more
Hey Patrick,

I won't be writing the third Tao book because it's already done! =) The Rebirths of Tao is set to drop April 7th, 2015.

I also have a new series set in the Tao universe coming out 2016 starting with The Rise of Io.(less)
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The Lives of Tao (Tao, #1)

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The Chosen One trope will forever be my favourite, whether it’s done in the traditional sense complete with a wool-headed farm boy or totally flipped on its head. This book here chooses the flip-it-on-its-head route with brilliant accomplis" Read more of this review »
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Most of my stuff is pretty teen friendly. There's no sex here. I *do* say shit once, but only because that's usually the last thing a person does when they die.
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“You made your own bed, and now curse others for putting you there.”
Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao

“Look to your right... It is the path back home. If you choose, you can take it. It is safe, easy, and comfortable. You do not have to work out or fight or do anything else you do not want to...

Or you can keep moving forward. I will not lie to you. I cannot predict what may become of you. It will require a lot of training, hard work, study, and danger. But in the very end, you will know strength. I swear it. You might just become someone who will make a difference in the world.”
Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao

“Besides, criminal masterminds are people too. They need groceries and cable like the rest of us.”
Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao

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Richard Derus Dear Author Chu,

For some reason I don't see the "ask" box on your profile for me to address a question to you. Mine is a simple question: You list 101 Dalmatians as an influential book in your writing. Do you refer to Author Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians & The Starlight Barking or the later Disney-influenced edits of it? Picture books and pared-down reworkings are fine but I'm a big fan of the original version.

The original novel saved my sanity as a younger person so my interest in the subject is keen.


message 5: by Dan

Dan Does anyone call you Chu-bacca?


message 4: by Rita

Rita Monticelli Hi Wesley, thanks for your friendship!


Wesley Chu Felix wrote: "Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!"

Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed the book!


message 2: by Felix

Felix Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!


Marvin thanks for adding me! I saw the news yesterday on weibo (http://www.weibo.com/1654694194/ykuIX...) that you have a scifi book coming out soon, good luck!


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