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Douglas E. Richards

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29 verk 2,179 medlemmar 220 recensioner 5 favoritmärkta

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Douglas E. Richards is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of Wired, its sequel Amped, The Cure, Mind's Eye, Quantum Lens and six other middle grade adventures. He incorporates action, suspense, and science into his novels. He earned a BS in microbiology from Ohio State university, visa mer a master's degree in genetic engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He put all that knowledge to work as a biotech executive. He soon began writing science fiction. In recognition of his work, Douglas was selected to be a "special guest" at San Diego Comic-Con International, along with such icons as Stan Lee and Ray Bradbury. He has written numerous feature articles for the award-winning magazine, National Geographic KIDS. His title Split Second made the Self-Published Best Seller List in 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Verk av Douglas E. Richards

Wired (2010) 622 exemplar, 103 recensioner
Split Second (2015) 217 exemplar, 12 recensioner
Mind's Eye (2014) 182 exemplar, 6 recensioner
Amped (2012) 171 exemplar, 11 recensioner
Trapped (2005) 119 exemplar, 10 recensioner
Brain Web (2015) 105 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Quantum Lens (2014) 85 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Infinity Born (2017) 71 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Captured (2007) 67 exemplar, 7 recensioner
The Enigma Cube (2020) 65 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Game Changer (2016) 64 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Seeker (2018) 55 exemplar, 1 recension
The Cure (2013) 55 exemplar, 9 recensioner
Out of This World (2012) 47 exemplar, 22 recensioner
Stranded (2010) 40 exemplar, 7 recensioner
Time Frame (2018) 34 exemplar, 1 recension
A Pivot In Time (2020) 27 exemplar, 1 recension
Ethan Pritcher, Body Switcher (2012) 26 exemplar, 11 recensioner
Unidentified: A Science-Fiction Thriller (2021) 23 exemplar, 1 recension
Portals (2022) 22 exemplar
The Immortality Code (2021) 20 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Mind War (2016) 19 exemplar
The Devil's Sword (2010) 13 exemplar
Veracity (2019) 12 exemplar, 1 recension
Oracle (2019) 9 exemplar
Unidentified 6 exemplar

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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Richards, Douglas Elliot
Födelsedag
1962-05-07
Kön
male
Nationalitet
USA
Bostadsorter
California, USA
Utbildning
University of Chicago (MBA)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (MS - Molecular Biology)
Ohio State University (BS- Microbiology)
Yrken
science fiction writer
biotechnology executive
Kort biografi
Douglas is an ex-biotechnology executive who has written extensively for National Geographic KIDS magazine and American Fencing Magazine. He has a wife of 18 years, a boy and a girl, and two dogs.

Douglas is the author of The Prometheus Project Series, TRAPPED, CAPTURED, and STRANDED. The books were reissued with new covers (and in the case of CAPTURED, a bonus chapter) in May of 2010.

Douglas E. Richards (born May 7, 1962) is an American writer, primarily of science fiction and both nonfiction and fiction for children.

Richards grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from Finneytown High School, in Ohio, in 1980. He obtained a B.S. in microbiology from Ohio State University before getting a master's degree in molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He currently lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and two children.

George Noory wrote, "Douglas E. Richards has been widely praised for his ability to weave action, suspense, and science into riveting novels that brilliantly straddle the thriller and science fiction genres."

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This is an excellent book. It sits perfectly in the realm of young adult and children fiction. Good plot. Flows nicely. There were a few typos in the Kindle edition but not enough to frustrate me too much. ;)

I will say that I also loved how science was mixed with the unknown. Humans don't understand everything in the universe. We simply stand in awe of creation, and more importantly, the creator of it all.

Note: this is not a religious-based book. But what I wrote above is simply what I walked away with.… (mer)
 
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thesthomp | 9 andra recensioner | Jul 16, 2024 |
Kira Miller and David Desh had a great potential to be instant bestseller upto about 50% of the book. However, it all goes downhill rapidly for the rest of the book. The downfall is so steep that by the end of it, you feel cheated. I wont recommend this book to anyone. Huge disappointment.
 
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ktn_vrce | 102 andra recensioner | Jul 5, 2024 |
Based on the premise of realising the huge potential of our brains, I actually quite enjoyed this technothriller and found myself being drawn back to read more. It is a bit clumsy at times in terms of style, it has good creativity, the characters are well defined, but it is a bit too cheesy.
 
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gianouts | 102 andra recensioner | Jul 5, 2023 |
An enjoyable read with an interesting reality that builds on a number of technologies that already exist (albeit in a more primitive manner).
 
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gianouts | 3 andra recensioner | Jul 5, 2023 |

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Statistik

Verk
29
Medlemmar
2,179
Popularitet
#11,761
Betyg
½ 3.7
Recensioner
220
ISBN
62
Språk
4
Favoritmärkt
5

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