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Michael Grant

Biography

Michael Grant

Michael Grant has spent much of his life on the move. Raised in a military family, he attended 10 schools in five states, as well as three schools in France. Even as an adult he kept moving, and in fact he became a writer in part because it was one of the few jobs that wouldn’t tie him down. His fondest dream is to spend a year circumnavigating the globe and visiting every continent. Yes, even Antarctica. He lives in Southern California with his wife, Katherine Applegate, and their two children.

Michael Grant

Books by Michael Grant

by Michael Grant - Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Mara Todd wakes in a field of dead grass, a heavy mist pressing down on her. She is terrified, afraid that she is dead. She can’t remember who she is or anything about her past. Is it because of the boy that appears? He calls himself the Messenger of Fear. If the world does not bring justice to those who do evil, the Messenger will. He offers the wicked a game. If they win, they go free. If they lose, they will live their greatest fear. Either way, their sanity will be challenged.

by Michael Grant - Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

The war for your sanity continues. Noah and Sadie begin to realize they are trapped in the war and don't know how to get out. The biots that have infested the president begin to really take hold...and lead to some astonishing consequences. And we meet a new character, a 13-year-old who's brilliant with video games and enters the war himself. He calls himself Billy the Kid.

by Michael Grant - Young Adult 14+

The entire BZRK cell--including Noah and Sadie--has been left in pieces after the last round of battle with the Armstrong Twins, conjoined brother who plot to rob mankind of its free will. Vincent's mind is shattered, and his memories hold dangerous secrets--secrets that Lear, BZRK's mysterious leader, will stop at nothing to protect.

by Michael Grant - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

It's been over a year since all the adults disappeared. Gone. And now, the gaiaphage has been reborn as Diana's malicious mutant daughter, Gaia. Gaia is endlessly hungry for destruction. She yearns to conquer her Nemesis, Little Pete, and then bend the entire world to her warped will. LIGHT, the sixth and final book in the Gone series, creates a masterful, arresting conclusion to life in the FAYZ.

by Michael Grant - Dystopian, Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

It's been one year since all the adults disappeared. Despite the hunger, the lies, and even the plague, the kids of Perdido Beach are determined to survive. Creeping into the tenuous new world they've built, though, is perhaps the worst incarnation yet of the enemy known as the Darkness: fear.

by Michael Grant - Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

In the near future, the Armstrong twins orchestrate a conspiracy to create a perfect and perfectly controlled world. But a shadowy guerilla group known as BZRK forms a nascent resistance movement and prepares to fight the utopian oppressors.

by Michael Grant - Dystopian, Fiction, Thriller

There is a momentary calm in Perdido Beach. Yet for the survivors of FAYZ, enemies don’t just fade away, and now, in the quiet, deadly things are stirring when a highly contagious, fatal illness begins to spread at an alarming rate.

by Michael Grant - Science Fiction

It's been three months since everyone under the age of 15 became trapped in the bubble known as the FAYZ. Three months since all the adults disappeared. Food ran out weeks ago. Everyone is starving, but no one wants to figure out a solution. And each day, more and more kids are evolving, developing supernatural abilities that set them apart from the kids without powers. Tension rises and chaos is descending upon the town. It's the normal kids against the mutants. Each kid is out for himself, and even the good ones turn murderous. But a larger problem looms. The Darkness, a sinister creature that has lived buried deep in the hills, begins calling to some of the teens in the FAYZ. Calling to them, guiding them, manipulating them.

by Michael Grant - Science Fiction

No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. And just as suddenly there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to figure out what’s happened. And no way to get help.

Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks. Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents --- unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers --- that grow stronger by the day.

It’s a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen, a fight is shaping up. Townies against rich kids. Bullies against the weak. Powerful against powerless. And time is running out: On your birthday, you will disappear just like everyone else.