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D. J. MacHale

Biography

D. J. MacHale

D.J. MacHale is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pendragon series. He has written, directed and produced many television series and movies for young people that have been seen on Nickelodeon, The Disney Channel, HBO, Showtime, PBS, Discovery Kids and the broadcast networks. D.J. lives with his family in Southern California.

D. J. MacHale

Books by D. J. MacHale

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Youth Fiction
Marcus is an agent of the Library, a place filled with tales that don't have an ending. Puzzles that won't be solved until Marcus and his friends step in to finish them. This time it's their own stories at stake. Theo just visited the Oracle Baz, an old amusement-park machine that spits out fortunes for the cost of a quarter. Fun, right? The only problem is, the oracle's cheap predictions have been coming true...and Theo's fortune says that life as he knows it will end on his fourteenth birthday! Plus, Lu's cousin, who also went to the oracle, is missing.
by D. J. MacHale - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Horror, Mystery
Marcus is an agent of the Library --- a place filled with tales that don’t have endings. Mysteries that won’t be solved until Marcus and his friends Theo and Lu step in to finish them. Before it’s too late. Because mysterious accidents are disturbing a middle school in Massachusetts. Windows shatter for no reason. Bleachers collapse at a pep rally. Most of the students think they’re just having a string of bad luck, but Marcus suspects something a lot more dangerous. Something like witchcraft. When the black moon rises, this story must come to an end...one way or another.
by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Youth Fiction

There’s a place filled with tales that don’t have an ending. Puzzles that won’t be solved until someone steps in to finish them. Enter the Library. Marcus and his friends have found the key to open it. And they need to use it, because, clearly, something is up. A strange guy in a bathrobe haunts them; fires rage and flare out in an instant; a peculiar old lady keeps telling them, “Surrender the key….” At first Marcus thinks he’s going nuts, until the mystery gets personal. The Library may hold some answers, but the clock is running out. Because on these library shelves, the stories you don’t finish might just finish you….

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Science Fiction

Earth is about to go dark. Without a new power source, life as we know it will be toast. A global competition is under way to determine who will join the secret mission that might just save us all. Project Alpha is a contest of physical challenges, mental puzzles and political alliances. The battle is fierce, and only four kids will make the cut. The Voyagers will journey to the far reaches of space, collecting unique elements and facing unbelievable dangers. The future of our planet is in the hands of four kids. Sure, they’ll be the best in the world...but can they save the world?

by D. J. MacHale - Dystopian

They call themselves SYLO and they are a secret branch of the U.S. Navy. SYLO’s commander, Captain Granger, informs Pemberwick residents that the island has been hit by a lethal virus and must be quarantined. Now Pemberwick is cut off from the outside world.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

Every moment of Bobby Pendragon’s heart-pounding journey through time and space has brought him to this epic showdown. He and his fellow Travelers must join forces for one last desperate battle against Saint Dane.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

While Bobby remains trapped on Ibara, the battle moves to his home territory: Second Earth. Mark Dimond and Courtney Chetwynde are left on their own to defend Second Earth agsinst the forces of Saint Dane, while facing off agains a charismatic cult leader who has risen to pwer by revealing a shattering truth to the people of Earth: they are not alone.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

While Bobby struggles to learn the truth in time to thwart Saint Dane, Courtney Chetwynde desperately searches for Mark Diamond. On the heels of a shocking tragedy, Mark has disappeared. Worse, he seems to be under Saint Dane's influence.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

Hosted by a strange pair of game masters, Veego and LaBerge, the Quillan Games are a mix of sport and combat, using the people of Quillan as pawns for their amusement as they force them to enter competitions that range from physical battles, to impossible obstacle courses, to computer-driven tests of agility. Bobby Pendragon quickly realizes that the only way to save this troubled territory is to beat Veego and LaBerge at their own games and dismantle their horrible fun house. 

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

Just when fifteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon thinks he understands his purpose as a Traveler --- to protect the territories of Halla from the evil Saint Dane --- he is faced with an impossible choice. The inhabitants of Eelong are in danger of being wiped out by a mysterious plague, and since moving items (like the antidote) between territories is forbidden by the Traveler rules, if Bobby chooses to save Eelong he could endanger himself, his friends, and the future of every other being in Halla.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

 

Fifteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon arrives on this territory in pursuit of the evil Saint Dane, but all is peaceful on Veelox --- because it's deserted. The inhabitants have discovered a way to enter their own personal dream worlds, where they can be whoever they want, wherever they want --- once Bobby enters the virtual world will he be able to resist the lure of the ultimate in escapism?

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

Bobby and the Traveler from Cloral --- Spader --- have flumed to New York City, 1937. Against a backdrop of gangsters, swing music, and the distant sound of a brewing war, the two must uncover the evil Saint Dane's newest plot. 

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

 

Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special about Bobby --- he is going to save the world.

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

Fresh from his first adventure on Denduron, Bobby finds himself in the territory of Cloral, a vast world that is entirely covered by water. Reading the journals Bobby sends home, his friends learn that the desperate citizens of the endangered floating cities are on the brink of war. 

by D. J. MacHale - Children's, Fiction

As Bobby pursues Saint Dane in the warring territory of Zadaa, he begins to notice changes in himself. No longer a flip kid looking for excitement, he is a young man beginning to see this quest as more than a series of adventures, learning that as a Traveler, he had powers no normal human should have.