Books by Jay Kristoff

LIFEL1K3 (LIFELIKE) by Jay Kristoff
Released: May 29, 2018

"Inventive and unexpected. (Science fiction. 12-adult)"
A scrappy survivor learns dangerous secrets in an artificial intelligence-heavy "post-apocalyptic hellscape." Read full book review >
OBSIDIO by Amie Kaufman
Released: March 13, 2018

"An adrenaline-pumping action story with timely themes and lasting resonance thanks to the focus on the characters' humanity. (Science fiction. 13-adult)"
Insurgents among the remaining Kerenza IV colonists must sabotage and delay BeiTech to stay alive long enough for survivors from Illuminae (2015) and Gemina (2016) to return and give them a fighting chance. Read full book review >
GEMINA by Amie Kaufman
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"An action-packed thrill ride and stellar head trip. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
Continuing Illuminae's (2015) story, Kaufman and Kristoff explore what went down on Jump Station Heimdall while the spaceship Hypatia was trying to get there. Read full book review >
NEVERNIGHT by Jay Kristoff
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A sensuous, shades-of-moral-gray world; a compelling, passionate heroine; a high-stakes quest for revenge—this is a fantasy fans won't be able to put down."
A dark and bloody fantasy about a young woman bent on revenge—at almost any price. Read full book review >
ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Ambitious, heartbreaking, and out-of-this-world awesome. (Science fiction. 13 & up) "
In the wake of an interstellar incident, a post-mortem dossier comprising interview transcripts, memos, instant-messaging transcripts, diary entries, and more is assembled in this mammoth series opener. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Soars higher than the arashitora Kristoff writes about; superb. (Steampunk. 12 & up)"
Debut author Kristoff's steampunk adventure whisks readers to a Japanese dystopia where some mythological beings still exist, a few people have fantastical gifts, and all people live under tyranny. Read full book review >