Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

Orson Scott Card reviews

The Lost Gate

Mithermages: Book 1 written by Orson Scott Card

Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them.  While his cousins were learning how to create the things tha [...]

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Our rating: 8.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Pathfinder

The Pathfinder Trilogy: Book 1 written by Orson Scott Card

A powerful secret. A dangerous path. Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg's strange t [...]

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Our rating: 8.9 | 9 positive reader reviews

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