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Austin Aslan

Biography

Austin Aslan

Austin Aslan's debut novel, THE ISLANDS AT THE END OF THE WORLD, was named a Best Book of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews. It was ranked by The Guardian as a top-ten climate fiction read, and is listed by BookRiot as a top 100 must-read book in the category of young adult science fiction.

Austin earned a master's degree in tropical conservation biology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He has lived in deserts, jungles and cloud forests. He has traveled to all seven continents, and is fluent in Penguin and several dialects of Cave Bat. When he's not busy child-raising, you can often find him stargazing. Austin lives with his family in the snowy mountains of northern Arizona, a stone's throw away from the edge of the Grand Canyon. Follow him on Twitter at @Laustinspace.

Austin Aslan

Books by Austin Aslan

by Austin Aslan - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction

Mace Blazer gets the chance to pilot a state-of-the-art vehicle that transforms at the touch of a button from race car to jet plane to single-person sub, in the biggest race in the world. Mace believes he's got what it takes to join their ranks. So when a reclusive retired racer chooses Mace to try out, Mace knows that this is his moment to show what he can do. But the path to his big shot means facing down the best and the brightest from around the world. Mace quickly realizes that everything he's ever hoped for comes at a price. He'll have to decide between what is right and what is easy.