Leah Thomas

more photos (1)


#44 top librarians
#2 most followed
#29 top readers
Julia E...
3 books | 850 friends

Rebecca...
1,599 books | 41 friends

Tiffani...
5,913 books | 494 friends

Ashley
1,212 books | 309 friends

Patrici...
2,620 books | 268 friends

Hikari
378 books | 188 friends

Mary Jo...
480 books | 252 friends

Fien Pe...
395 books | 17 friends

More friends…

Leah Thomas

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United States
Website

Genre

Member Since
September 2011

URL


Leah Thomas once wrote from a house in the woods, and now an apartment more or less by the sea (well, less). Her debut novel BECAUSE YOU'LL NEVER MEET ME was a 2016 Morris Award finalist, and its sequel, NOWHERE NEAR YOU, is out now from Bloomsbury. Her third YA science fiction novel, WHEN LIGHT LEFT US, hit shelves this February.

A graduate of Clarion 2010, her short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Black Static, Ideomancer, and Three-Lobed Burning Eye, among others. She's mostly a dork and always feels uncomfortable about author bios. If she's not writing, she's likely teaching or cosplaying. Follow her on instagram (@fellowhermit), or on tumblr (cuttoothom).




To ask Leah Thomas questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Leah Thomas Aw, Kaitlyn! You're crazy if you think I'm going to answer that! Bwahaha! :p
But hey! Maybe you'll get your answer in the sequel...or maybe not. (I'm…more
Aw, Kaitlyn! You're crazy if you think I'm going to answer that! Bwahaha! :p
But hey! Maybe you'll get your answer in the sequel...or maybe not. (I'm sorry, this is too fun.) Thanks for reading. (less)
Leah Thomas Ceren,

Indeed! It's already written, and due out in February! I received the galleys (early copies) in the mail just last week. :D
Average rating: 4.04 · 4,963 ratings · 1,139 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Because You'll Never Meet M...

4.01 avg rating — 4,143 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nowhere Near You (Because Y...

4.31 avg rating — 619 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
When Light Left Us

3.70 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wild and Crooked

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Because Youll Never Meet Me...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Futuredaze: An Anthology of...

by
3.76 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Asimov's Science Fiction, A...

by
3.71 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
TWO: The 2nd Annual Stupefy...

by
4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Leah Thomas…
Nowhere Near You, the sequel to Because You'll Never Meet Me hits shelves in just two weeks, which means I need to pull my head out of the sand and holler loudly about it for anyone interested!

I'll be doing a brief tour with fellow Bloomsbury author Len Vlahos along the west coast in early February, and aside from having no idea how to pack for the infamous rains of Seattle now that I'm a Calif... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  7 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on January 24, 2017 08:59 • 196 views • Tags: tour
Because You'll Never Meet Me Nowhere Near You
(2 books)
by
4.05 avg rating — 4,758 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Leah’s Recent Updates

Leah wants to read
Circe by Madeline Miller
Circe
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah finished reading
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah is currently reading
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah finished reading
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah is currently reading
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah finished reading
Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah rated a book it was amazing
I Hear the Sunspot by Yuki Fumino
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah is currently reading
Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah finished reading
The Wicker King by K. Ancrum
The Wicker King
by K. Ancrum (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leah is currently reading
I Hear the Sunspot by Yuki Fumino
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Leah's books…
“Please follow these instructions:
1. Stack the pages of this letter neatly.
2. Roll the pages up into a cylinder.
3. Smack yourself over the head with it.
4. Repeat. You complete ass.”
Leah Thomas, Because You'll Never Meet Me

“Maybe the reason people avoid you is because the emotions your brain sends out when you click are kind of... negative emotions?

Maybe you're clicking unhappiness at people, and they're sending it back in echoes.”
Leah Thomas, Because You'll Never Meet Me

“Let me tell you a wondrous story. For once, let me be the shining one. It is springtime. Birds are noisiest now. I can almost see the shape of the sky.”
Leah Thomas, Because You'll Never Meet Me

Polls

Which book would you like to read in the month of June? (Older Releases)

 
  10 votes 27.8%

 
  10 votes 27.8%

 
  9 votes 25.0%

 
  7 votes 19.4%

36 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Horror Aficionados : Please nominate PSEUDOPOD for a PARSEC award 1 23 Apr 10, 2014 11:37AM  
Classic Horror Lo...: Please nominate PSEUDOPOD for a PARSEC award 1 9 Apr 10, 2014 11:40AM  
The Challenge Fac...: R8: SS Team Five Alive (5) 244 75 Sep 30, 2016 07:16AM  
Game Night: This topic has been closed to new comments. The Team Who Must Not Be Named 374 63 Nov 05, 2016 01:00AM  
Nothing But Readi...: Jewelled Umbrella Squids READ Books 932 324 Dec 02, 2016 11:05AM  
“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
Terry Pratchett, Diggers

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 84511 members — last activity 33 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more



No comments have been added yet.