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Scott Westerfeld

Biography

Scott Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld's first book in the Leviathan trilogy was the winner of the 2010 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. His other novels include the New York Times bestselling Uglies series, THE LAST DAYS, PEEPS, SO YESTERDAY and the Midnighters trilogy. Scott's newest book, UGLIES: SHAY'S STORY, is a graphic novel told from Tally's friend Shay's perspective. Scott was born in Texas, and alternates summers between New York and Sydney, Australia.

Scott Westerfeld

Books by Scott Westerfeld

written by Scott Westerfeld with illustrations by Alex Puvilland - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Strange manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. Addison got close enough to the Spill Zone to touch it, literally. She survived the encounter, but came back changed. It turns out she's not alone. North Korea has its own Spill Zone, and a young man named Don Jae is the only one who made it out alive. Alive, but changed. Now Addison, Don Jae and, curiously, a rag doll named Vespertine, share an unholy bond and uncanny powers.

by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland - Adventure, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison’s parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn’t spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images, but getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death --- or worse.

by Scott Westerfeld - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

The tension thickens as the Leviathan steams toward New York City with a homicidal lunatic on board. Secrets suddenly unravel, characters reappear, and nothing is at it seems in this conclusion to Scott Westerfeld’s trilogy.

by Scott Westerfeld - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker Powers. Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner. When disaster strikes the Leviathan's peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory.

by Scott Westerfeld - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet.  Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides of the war. But their paths cross in the most unexpected way, taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure… One that will change both their lives forever.