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Makiia Lucier grew up on the Pacific island of Guam and holds degrees in journalism and library studies. She is the author of A Death-Struck Year, about the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, and the Isle of Blood and Stone duology, which was inspired by a love of the Indiana Jones movies and a lifelong fascination with old, old maps. Her books have appeared on many notable lists, including the Kids’ Indie Next, the American Booksellers Association’s ‘Best Books for Children’ and the American Library Association’s ‘Best Fiction for Young Adults.’ Year of the Reaper, her fourth book, will be published in November. She lives with her family in North Carolina.