Books by Amy Kathleen Ryan

FLAME by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Detailed and gripping, with a thorough and satisfying resolution. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
When this meaty, harrowing conclusion to the Sky Chasers series opens, the inhabitants of the vessel Empyrean are fleeing their destroyed spacecraft to join their former enemies on board the New Horizon. Read full book review >
SPARK by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: July 17, 2012

"Readers hungry for the next installment will have plenty to ponder in the meantime. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
The sequel to Glow (2011) delivers a page-turning plot while delving deeper into questions of leadership, trauma and violence. Read full book review >
GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Desire to find out which of the proactive characters' bold moves end in disaster will leave readers clamoring for the next installment of this space saga. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
When preserving the human species through deep-space colonization, fertility is both currency and curse. Read full book review >
ZEN & XANDER UNDONE by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: May 1, 2010

"Zen's frank narration—full of longing and hard-won insight—draws readers in and won't let go. (Fiction. YA)"
Before Zen and Xander's mom Marie died, she Made Important Arrangements. Read full book review >
VIBES by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"Readers will probably ignore this in favor of the snappy dialogue and ultimately happy ending. (Fiction. YA)"
Psychic Kristi learns that people aren't always the sum of their thoughts. Read full book review >
SHADOW FALLS by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Released: June 14, 2005

"Ryan describes the wilderness surrounding Jackson in loving detail, grounding this rich and rewarding narrative in a spectacular place. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Spending summer as usual with her grandfather in Wyoming's Grand Tetons, 15-year-old Annie McGraw finds memories of her adored older brother, Cody, everywhere, including in the handsome but angry brother of her unhappy baby-sitting charge, Zachary. Read full book review >