Books by Aaron Johnston

EARTH AWAKENS by Orson Scott Card
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 10, 2014

"The weakest installment so far; still, the fans will devour it."
Third in the Ender's Game prequel series (Earth Afire, 2013, etc.) featuring the invasion of a wholly unprepared Earth by alien Formics. Read full book review >
EARTH AFIRE by Orson Scott Card
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 4, 2013

"Another solidly engrossing installment, where the aliens are really just a sideshow: What we're witnessing is how and why Ender's child armies came to be."
Second entry in the prequel series (Earth Unaware, 2012), set many years before the deeds of the Ender's Game novels. Read full book review >
EARTH UNAWARE by Orson Scott Card
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 17, 2012

"Like the similarly endless Dune saga, it's impossible to pass up a new entry no matter how unpromising it may seem at first glance."
The beginning of a prequel series to Card's iconic Ender's Game yarns (Shadows in Flight, 2012, etc.), this greatly expands on material from existing backstory and a suite of Marvel comics. Read full book review >
INVASIVE PROCEDURES by Orson Scott Card
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Iffy plotting, shaky science and annoying characters who, despite plenty of clues and warnings, do stupid things at critical moments—would probably work better as a screenplay, but Card fans and diehard futuristic thriller buffs may want to investigate."
Near-future biological thriller, from Card (Empire, 2006, etc.) and screenwriter Johnston. Read full book review >