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Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card
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Orson Scott Card is best known for his science fiction novel Ender's Game and its many sequels that expand the Ender Universe into the far future and the near past. Those books are organized into the Ender Quintet, the five books that chronicle the life of Ender Wiggin; the Shadow Series, that follows on the novel Ender's Shadow and are set on Earth; and the Formic Wars series, written with co-author Aaron Johnston, that tells of the terrible first contact between humans and the alien "Buggers." Card has been a working writer since the 1970s. Beginning with dozens of plays and musical comedies produced in the 1960s and 70s, Card's first published fiction appeared in 1977 -- the short story "Gert Fram" in the July issue of The Ensign, and the novelette version of "Ender's Game" in the August issue of Analog. The novel-length version of Ender's Game, published in 1984 and continuously in print since then, became the basis of the 2013 film, starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Viola Davis, and Abigail Breslin. Card was born in Washington state, and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he runs occasional writers' workshops and directs plays. He frequently teaches writing and literature courses at Southern Virginia University.
He is the author many sf and fantasy novels, including the American frontier fantasy series "The Tales of Alvin Maker" (beginning with Seventh Son), There are also stand-alone science fiction and fantasy novels like Pastwatch and Hart's Hope. He has collaborated with his daughter Emily Card on a manga series, Laddertop. He has also written contemporary thrillers like Empire and historical novels like the monumental Saints and the religious novels Sarah and Rachel and Leah. Card's recent work includes the Mithermages books (Lost Gate, Gate Thief), contemporary magical fantasy for readers both young and old. Card lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, He and Kristine are the parents of five children and several grandchildren.

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Extinct

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Extinct

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

From the creator of Ender's Game comes a new sf series of hope, survival, and second chances. In a universe at war, the long-extinct human race may be the only hope for victory, in Orson...

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The Hive

The Second Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

New York Times bestselling authors Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to the prequels to Ender's Game following The Swarm with The Hive, book two in the Second...

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Available 06/11/2019

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Rachel and Leah

Women of Genesis

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Rachel and Leah is book three in New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series—a unique reimagining of the biblical tale.

Tracing their...

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The Tales of Alvin Maker

The Tales of Alvin Maker

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card's The Tales of Alvin Maker “captures the essence of a world where folk magic abounds. A tribute to the art of storytelling, this...

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Children of the Fleet

Fleet School

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

From Orson Scott Card, award-winning and bestselling author of Ender's Game, his first solo Enderverse novel in years.

Children of the Fleet is a new angle on Card’s...

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Rebekah

Women of Genesis

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Rebekah, book two in New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series—a unique re-imagining of the biblical tale.

Born into a time and place...

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Sarah

Women of Genesis

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The first book of bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series—a unique re-imagining of the biblical tale

Sarai was a child of ten years, wise for her age but not...

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The Swarm

The Second Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their Ender's Game prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in The Swarm.

The first...

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A War of Gifts

Other Tales from the Ender Universe

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Teen

From the #1 New York Times bestseller

At the Battle School, there is only one course of study: the strategy and tactics of war. Humanity is fighting an alien race, and we fight as...

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Empire: The Series

Empire

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

When the American dream shatters into violence, who can hold the people and the government together? And which side will you be on?

The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault...

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The Mither Mages Trilogy

Mither Mages

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

This discounted ebundle includes: The Lost Gate, The Gate Thief, Gatefather

The mage-families of Westil are in exile on Earth. The magical gates have been closed, and for good reason....

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The First Formic War

The First Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

This discounted ebundle includes: Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, Earth Awakens

One hundred years before Ender Wiggin decisively defeated the alien formics in Ender’s Game. A...

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Gatefather

Mither Mages

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Fantasy

In Gatefather, the third installment in the Mithermages series, New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues his fantastic tale of the Mages of Westil who live in exile...

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Formic Wars Trilogy Boxed Set

The First Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Nearly 100 years before the events of Ender's Game... See how it all began. Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens: the blockbuster trilogy from New York Times...

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Seventh Son and Red Prophet

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Fantasy

From Orson Scott Card, the New York Times author of Ender's Game, comes an unforgettable story about young Alvin Maker: the seventh son of a seventh son. Born into an alternative frontier...

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Earth Awakens

The First Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

The story of The First Formic War continues in Earth Awakens.


Nearly 100 years before the events of Orson Scott Card's bestselling novel Ender's Game, humans were just beginning...

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Keeper of Dreams, Volume 1

Orson Scott Card; Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

A volume of short stories from one of science fiction's most beloved and popular writers.

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Earth Afire

The First Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

One hundred years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War.

Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just...

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The Gate Thief

Mither Mages

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Fantasy

In this sequel to The Lost Gate, bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues his fantastic tale of the Mages of Westil who live in exile on Earth in The Gate Thief, a novel of the...

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Laddertop Books 1 - 2

Written by Orson Scott Card and Emily Janice Card with Zina Card, Art by Honoel A. Ibardolaza
Tor/Forge
Tor/Seven Seas

From Orson Scott Card, the author of Ender's Game comes a 384-page omnibus edition containing the first two books of an all-ages manga series!

Out of deep space, a mysterious...

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Ender's Game Boxed Set

The Ender Quintet

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

FEATURING:
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Ender's Shadow


At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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The Shadow Quintet

The Shadow Series

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction classic Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card’s Shadow Quintet is the story of...

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The Ender Quintet

The Ender Quintet

Orson Scott Card
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card’s Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction classic Ender’s Game launched the Enderverse novels.

Andrew “Ender”...

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Earth Unaware

The First Formic War

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Before Ender Wiggin was born, before the Battle School was built, the aliens brought war to Earth.

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The Authorized Ender Companion

Orson Scott Card and Jake Black
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

The Authorized Ender Companion is the only book that describes and indexes the people, places, events and technology of the Ender Universe created by Orson Scott Card.

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