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E.K. Johnston - Author

About the Author

Emily Kate Johnston is a forensic archaeologist. She has lived on four continents, including summers spent in Jordan experiencing the desert first-hand. Her inspirations come from her work, travels and her university studies in Biblical Hebrew and Arabic. She loves telling stories, and has been doing so across different mediums for over ten years.

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That Inevitable Victorian Thing

That Inevitable Victorian Thing

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2017

Speculative fiction from the acclaimed bestselling author of Exit, Pursued by a Bear and Star Wars: Ahsoka. Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendent of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history. The imperial tradition of genetically arranged matchmaking will soon guide Margaret into a politically advantageous marriage. But before she does her duty, she'll have one summer of freedom and privacy in a far corner of empire. Posing as a commoner in Toronto, she meets Helena Marcus, daughter of one of the empire's greatest placement geneticists, and August Callaghan, the heir to a powerful shipping firm currently besieged by American pirates. In a summer of high-society debutante balls, politically charged tea parties, and romantic country dances, Margaret, Helena, and August discover they share an extraordinary bond and maybe a one-in-a-million chance to have what they want and to change the world in the process.Set in a near-future world where the British Empire was preservednot by the cost of blood and theft but by the effort of repatriation and promises kept, That Inevitable Victorian Thing is a surprising, romantic, and thought-provoking story of love, duty, and the small moments that can change people and the world."e;This witty and romantic story is a must-read.'SLJ,starred review "e;Compelling and uniquethere's nothing else like it."e;Booklist, starred review. "e;[A] powerful and resonant story of compassion, love, and finding a way to fulfill obligations while maintaining one's identity."e;PW,starred review

That Inevitable Victorian Thing

That Inevitable Victorian Thing

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2017

Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendent of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history. The imperial tradition of genetically arranged matchmaking will soon guide Margaret into a politically advantageous marriage. But before she does her duty, she'll have one summer of freedom and privacy in a far corner of empire. Posing as a commoner in Toronto, she meets Helena Marcus, daughter of one of the empire's greatest placement geneticists, and August Callaghan, the heir to a powerful shipping firm currently besieged by American pirates. In a summer of high-society debutante balls, politically charged tea parties, and romantic country dances, Margaret, Helena, and August discover they share an extraordinary bond and maybe a one-in-a-million chance to have what they want and to change the world in the process. Set in a near-future world where the British Empire never fell and the United States never rose, That Inevitable Victorian Thing is a surprising, romantic, and thought-provoking story of love, duty, and the small moments that can change people and the world.

Star Wars: Ahsoka

Star Wars: Ahsoka

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 09/02/2017

Ahsoka Tano war einst eine loyale Padawan Anakin Skywalkers, die ihr Leben dem Dienst am Jedi-Orden verschrieben hatte. Doch dann zwang der ruchlose Imperator Palpatine die Galaxis unter sein Joch und die Jedi wurden gnadenlos abgeschlachtet. Ahsoka suchte Zuflucht auf dem entlegenen Farmermond Raada und versuchte abseits von allem ein normales Leben zu fuhren. Aber Ahsoka kann ihrem Schicksal nicht entfliehen. Als imperiale Truppen Raada besetzen, muss die ehemalige Padawan eine Entscheidung treffen. Eine Entscheidung, die alles aufs Spiel setzt, was ihr lieb und teuer ist, aber gleichzeitig auch eine neue Hoffnung bedeutet ...

Kingdom of Sleep

Kingdom of Sleep

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2016

The world is made safe by a woman . . . but it is a very big world. It has been generations since the Storyteller Queen saved her country from fire and blood - but now, the kingdom of Kharuf is threatened by a demon gathering power. When a princess is born, the demon is ready with her final blow: a curse that will cost that princess her very soul, or force her to destroy her own people to save her life. The threads of magic are tightly spun, binding princess and exiled spinners into a desperate plot to break the curse. But the web of power is dangerously tangled - and they may not see the true pattern until it is unspooled. Kingdom of Sleep by the critically acclaimed E. K. Johnston, is a spellbinding retelling of an enchanting fairy tale with the power of story at its heart.

Star Wars Ahsoka

Star Wars Ahsoka

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 11/10/2016

Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told. Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa, and the Rebel Alliance.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Author: E.K. Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2016

From #1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston comes a brave and unforgettable story that will inspire readers to rethink how we treat survivors.Hermione Winters is captain of her cheerleading team, and in tiny Palermo Heights, this doesn't mean what you think it means. At PHHS, the cheerleaders don't cheer for the sports teams; they are the sports teamthe pride and joy of a small town. The team's summer training camp is Hermione's last and marks the beginning of the end ofshe's not sure what. She does know this season could make her a legend. But during a camp party, someone slips something in her drink. And it all goes black.In every class, there's a star cheerleader and a pariah pregnant girl. They're never supposed to be the same person. Hermione struggles to regain the control she's always had and faces a wrenching decision about how to move on. The rape wasn't the beginning of Hermione Winter's story and she's not going to let it be the end. She won't be anyone's cautionary tale."e;E.K. Johnston has a seemingly limitless range.... This is realistic fiction at it's best."e;The Globe & Mail "e;Johnston's cleverbut never preciousupdate of Shakespeare'sThe Winter's Taleis unflinching but not at all graphic in its treatment of sexual violence....Middle and high school readers will pass this powerful, engaging story around and around."e;Kirkus Reviews,starred review "e;Fierce and gorgeously drawn, this is a rape story that doesn't focus on victimhood."e;Booklist,starred review';A beautifully written portrait of a young woman facing the unthinkable, this is a must-buy for high school collections.'SLJ,starred review"e;Exit, Pursued by a Bearis an important new novel comparable withSpeakby Laurie Halse Anderson.'VOYA."e;This story of a cheerleader rising up after a traumatic event will give youVeronica Mars-level feels that will stay with you long after you finish."e;Seventeen MagazineA NPRBest Book of 2016APublishers WeeklyBest Book of 2016ABooklistBest Book of 2016A New York Public Library 2016Top Ten Book for TeensA Chicago Public LibraryBest Teen Fiction of 2016AGlobe & MailBest Book of 2016A CBCBest Book of 2016AQuill & QuireBest Book of 2016A BustleTop 30 YA Book of 2016A BookishBest Book of 2016A Bank Street CollegeBest Children's Book of the YearA finalist forAudible'sBest Young Adult Audiobook of 2016A 2017 Ontario Library AssociationWhite Pine Honor Book

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