Fonda Lee

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Fonda Lee is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of the epic Green Bone Saga, beginning with Jade City and continuing in Jade War and Jade Legacy. She is also the author of the acclaimed science fiction novels Zeroboxer, Exo and Cross Fire.

Fonda is as a three-time winner of the Aurora Award (Canada’s national science fiction and fantasy award), and a multiple finalist for the Nebula Award, the Locus Award, and the Oregon Book Award. Her novels have garnered multiple starred reviews, been included on numerous state reading lists, named Junior Library Guild selections, and appeared on Best of Year lists from NPR, Barnes & Noble, Syfy Wire, and others.

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Fonda Lee There are three books planned in the Green Bone Saga; the second book will be released in 2019. (So readers will have to be a little patient, but I pr…moreThere are three books planned in the Green Bone Saga; the second book will be released in 2019. (So readers will have to be a little patient, but I promise I'm giving it my full attention and it'll be worth it!) The enmity between the Mountain and No Peak will continue, but there will also be new threats to the clans; you'll get to see other parts of the world impacted by jade, and international rivals will emerge to challenge the Green Bones. I guarantee there'll be more scheming, betrayal, vengeance, and bloody jade-enhanced fights. The story will remain centered on the Kaul family, however; that's a strong part of my vision for the trilogy. (less)
Fonda Lee Yes, Zeroboxer is published in audiobook form by Skyboat Media and available at Audible, Downpour, and wherever audiobooks are sold.
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Jade City TV Show in Development


EXCITING NEWS. The headline in Deadline says it: the Green Bone Saga is in development as a television show at Peacock! Read the details in the full announcement here.


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Another key difference between Jade City and the movies that inspired it lies in the depth and nuance of the themes explored. Though themes of duty, loyalty, and sacrifice are common to both Hong Kong action movies and this novel, Jade City expands t
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Carr's a competitive person, and he's also driven to do right by those he cares about; I think both those traits are in evidence in Zeroboxer.
Fonda Lee added a status update: My publisher is holding a Goodreads giveaway for an ARC of JADE CITY, but it ends in tomorrow! Go enter it!
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Jade City is my adult debut and it also marks my foray into epic fantasy. It came about from watching kung fu movies and thinking, "You know, I'm a long-time student of martial arts, so why can't I punch through concrete or fly thirty feet into the a ...more
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Andrew Smith needs to teach a master class on perfecting writer's voice. Amazing stuff.
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The second book in an author's career is often harder to write than the first, so as much as I love ZEROBOXER, I am especially proud of EXO. I set out to break a lot of tropes in this book, to completely twist the old "aliens conquer Earth" narrative ...more
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“Screw you, Hilo,” she snapped. “I can kill my ex-boyfriends myself.”
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“The Horn placed his hands on her shoulders, and pulled her close, and laid his cheek against hers. "Heaven help me, Shae," he whispered into her ear. "I'm going to kill them all.”
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“Expectations are a funny thing,” Wen said. “When you’re born with them, you resent them, fight against them. When you’ve never been given any, you feel the lack of them your whole life.”
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