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Fonda Lee is the author of the gangster fantasy saga "Jade City" (Orbit) which was named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Powell's Books, Syfy Wire, Den of Geek, and others. She is also the author of the award-winning young adult science fiction novels "Zeroboxer" (Flux) and "Exo" (Scholastic). "Cross Fire," the sequel to "Exo," releases in May 2018. Lee's works have been named Andre Norton Award finalist, Jr. Library Guild Selection and ALA Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, among others. Fonda is a recovering corporate strategist, a black belt martial artist, and an action movie aficionado residing in Portland, Oregon.