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Steven Gould
Steven Gould is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, Jumper, as well as, Wildside, Helm, Blind Waves, Reflex, Jumper: Griffin's Story, 7th Sigma, and Impulse as well as several short stories published in Analog, Asimov's, and Amazing, and other magazines and anthologies. Wildside won the... show more



Steven Gould is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, Jumper, as well as, Wildside, Helm, Blind Waves, Reflex, Jumper: Griffin's Story, 7th Sigma, and Impulse as well as several short stories published in Analog, Asimov's, and Amazing, and other magazines and anthologies. Wildside won the Hal Clement Young Adult Award for Science Fiction and was nominated for the Prometheus Award. He has been on the Hugo ballot twice and the Nebula ballot once for his short fiction. Jumper was made into the 2008 feature film of the same name with Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, and Hayden Christensen. Steve lives in New Mexico with his wife, writer Laura J. Mixon (aka M. J. Locke) and their two daughters, where he keeps chickens and studies and teaches Aikido and Iaido. In 2012 he traveled to Doha, Qatar where he discussed writing and science fiction with Qatari college students. He is working with James Cameron on the next Avatar movies and will write four books each corresponding to Avatar 1 through 4.Jumper was one of the 100 most frequently banned books in America 1990-1999 per the American Library Association. The fourth Jumper book, EXO, will be out in September.

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Alan's "Whatever" Blog
Alan's "Whatever" Blog rated it 4 years ago
Just finished this one up yesterday, needless to say I liked it. I wasn't "wowed" by it, but it was good. It had more depth then most YA novels, with a few parts that were actually quite sad. One thing though...it had almost nothing to do with the movie! Not that I'm complaining, I liked the mov...
Birdish Book Blog
Birdish Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
[Originally posted on tumblr on 15. August 2013] Did you guys ever see the movie ‘Jumper’ with Hayden Christensen?The book 'Jumper' by Steven Gould isn’t anything like it. According to some Goodreads users they actually adapted the second book. Either way, this book has nothing of the lighthearted...
Bibliophilia
Bibliophilia rated it 4 years ago
Gould's Impulse features one of the best characterizations I've seen of a bright but believable teenage female in any genre, never mind in SF. This is thus far, my favorite of all of Gould's books. He's a solid writer—but this book has a lot of heart.
Nancy
Nancy rated it 4 years ago
After the brilliant Jumper, I really looked forward to this underwater adventure by Steven Gould. While the premise was intriguing, the story was rather a disappointment. The plot started to pick up pace after the early boring submarine scenes, but the science was nearly non-existent, the mystery wa...
sunpig
sunpig rated it 4 years ago
A very different kind of book than its predecessors _Jumper_ and _Reflex_. The protagonist is Cent, daughter of David and Millie, and it's the story of how she deals with her ability to jump, in the context of an American High School. (I'm not a fan of the American High School as a setting.) The thr...
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