P.J. Hoover

After a fifteen-year bout as an electrical engineer designing computer chips for a living, P. J. HOOVER started writing books for kids and teens. Her first novel, Solstice, was published the week of the summer solstice in 2013. When not writing, she spends time with her husband and two kids and enjoys practicing Kung Fu, solving Rubik's cubes, and watching Star Trek. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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Solstice by P. J. Hoover

Check out the book trailer for Solstice, an imaginative melding of mythology and dystopia, Solstice is the first YA novel by a talented newcomer.

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P. J. Hoover
Tor Teen

Piper’s world is dying. Each day brings hotter temperatures and heat bubbles which threaten to destroy the Earth. Amid this Global Heating Crisis, Piper lives...

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