Varian Johnson
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Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson is the author of nine novels, including THE PARKER INHERITANCE, which received four starred reviews and was named a 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, a Junior Library Guild selection and a Spring 2018 Kids' Indie Next List pick among other accolades. His middle grade caper novel, THE GREAT GREENE HEIST, has been named to over twenty-five state reading and best-of lists.

Varian was born in Florence, South Carolina, and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received a BS in Civil Engineering. He later received an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is honored to now serve as a member of the faculty. Varian lives outside of Austin, TX with his family.

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    • The Parker Inheritance

    • By: Varian Johnson
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The letter waits in a book, in a box, in an attic, in an old house in Lambert, South Carolina. It's waiting for Candice Miller. When Candice finds the letter, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great mystery and compelling story

    • By Virginia G. Pratt on 07-24-18

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Return

    • Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 3
    • By: Varian Johnson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46

    A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times best-selling series. Confidential until May 2016....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book ever

    • By Dani Roach on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $14.69

    • The Wildcat's Claw

    • Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 6
    • By: Varian Johnson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    The four heroes of Erdas are fugitives on the run in this new chapter of the New York Times best-selling series....

    Regular price: $13.29

    • Red Polka Dot in a Plaid World

    • By: Varian Johnson
    • Narrated by: Sisi Asha Johnson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Sarcastic and bold, Maxine Phillips receives what she thinks is the shock of her life when she learns the father she thought was dead is very much alive....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying

    • By Sophielei on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $24.47

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