Steven Gould
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Steven Gould

Steven Gould is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, Jumper, as well as the novels Wildside, Helm, Blind Waves, Reflex, Jumper: Griffin's Story, 7th Sigma, Impulse, and Exo. 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.

Per the American Library Association, Jumper was one of the 100 most frequently banned books in America 1990-1999. Jumper was made into Doug Liman's 2008 feature film of the same name with Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, and Hayden Christensen. The third book in the Jumper series, Impulse, is the basis for the 2018 tv series of the same name on YouTube Red.

In 2013, Steve worked with James Cameron, et al, on the next Avatar movies and will write books for all five movies.

Steve served two terms as president of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (July 2013-June 2015.) He lives in New Mexico with his wife, writer Laura J. Mixon (aka M. J. Locke) and their two daughters, where he studies/teaches Aikido and Iaido.

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Best Sellers

    • Jumper

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,747
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,496
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,510

    Davy can teleport. To survive, Davy must learn to use and control his power in a world that is more violent and complex than he ever imagined....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A nice descent into fantasy...

    • By Cather on 08-13-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Reflex

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,543
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,426

    Davy has always been alone. He believes that he's the only person in the world who can teleport. But what if he isn't....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this story

    • By AP on 09-04-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Impulse

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,113

    Cent has a secret. She lives in isolation, with her parents, hiding from the people who took her father captive and tortured him to gain control over his ability to teleport....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Black mark on the series

    • By Alex on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Exo

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 894
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821

    Cent can teleport. So can her parents, but they are the only people in the world who can. This is not as great as you might think it would be....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great young adult read.

    • By Richard A. Bamberg on 09-16-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Wildside

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Forget the lottery. Teenager Charlie Newell has just discovered something that will make him and his friends billionaires....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad-Not terrrific

    • By colleen on 06-01-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Jumper

    • Griffin's Story
    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Ted Barker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393

    Griffin is a Jumper: a person who can teleport to any place he has ever been....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely NOT for kids

    • By TH on 04-15-08

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Helm

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    After global devastation, the last remnants of Earth sent a handful of colonists of a distant terraformed world to give humanity one last, desperate chance....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Missing Chapters

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Blind Waves

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Renee Raudman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    Antarctic ice. In the world where hundreds of millions of people have been displaced from their homes by the Deluge - a hundred-foot-rise in sea level from melting ice caps - Partricia Beenan is lucky....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • sappy but ok

    • By Haley on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 7th Sigma

    • By: Steven Gould
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    Welcome to the territory. Leave your metal behind, all of it. The bugs will eat it, and they'll go right through you to get it. Don't carry it, dont wear it, and for God's sake dont come here if you've got a pacemaker....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What if you couldn't use metal ever again?

    • By Ken on 08-04-11

    Regular price: $19.95

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