Author Archives: Amy Rogers

Inventor contest for grades 1-6. Easy to enter by May 12

I just heard about a loosely STEM-themed contest for grades 1-6. Scholastic & USA Gold Pencils are encouraging innovation with an inventor contest. Kids submit a sketch or description of their invention by May 12. “Six grand prizes of $500 … Continue reading

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Book review: SCRATCH on writing and making money

As many followers of ScienceThrillers.com know, I run a very small, boutique independent publishing company that specializes in stories with science (ScienceThrillers Media). I’m also very involved in my local Sacramento writers’ community. Therefore when I heard about Scratch: Writers, … Continue reading

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Bill Nye the Science Guy co-author new middle grade thriller series

This came to my inbox and I thought I would share…Bill Nye the Science Guy and author Gregory Mone are launching a new science-themed series for middle grade students, called “Jack and the Geniuses”. Click image to link to amazon.

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Must-read microbiome stories: I CONTAIN MULTITUDES book review

ScienceThrillers.com book review of I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong Publication date: August 2016 Category: Popular science Summary (from the publisher): A groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that … Continue reading

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Would you read this book?

My next, long-overdue science thriller novel The Han Agent will finally hit bookstores in August. I’ll be sharing more with you about the origin of this story, but for now I need your feedback. To prepare advance reader copies for reviewers, … Continue reading

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Elephant ivory and cybercrime in new thriller

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes author Geoffrey Wells, whose new technothriller novel Atone for the Ivory Cloud combines elephant ivory trafficking, cybercrime, and international intrigue. Support ScienceThrillers.com and the author by buying Atone for the Ivory Cloud at amazon.com The Science Under the Ivory … Continue reading

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Guest post: Antisense RNA therapy in fiction

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes J.M. Lanham, an author whose novel The R.E.M. Effect “hearkens to Michael Crichton’s penchant for genetics gone wrong, pharmaceutical malfeasance, and high-stakes conspiracies.” Here, Lanham shows his hard-SF bona fides with a guest post about antisense RNA therapy, … Continue reading

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Guest post: From physicist to novelist

ONE WEEK ONLY: “Smart, scary science thriller” Reversion by @ScienceThriller Amy Rogers is free. Get yours from your favorite ebook retailer, and please post a review if you can. ScienceThrillers.com welcomes Dr. James Marshall Smith, an expert on nuclear terrorism … Continue reading

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