About The Author
Patrick Ness is the award-winning and best-selling author of the Chaos Walking trilogy, A Monster Calls and More Than This. He has won every major prize in children’s fiction, including the Carnegie Medal twice. His film adaptation of A Monster Calls is due for release in 2016. He lives in London.
His bold and irreverent new book The Rest of Us Just Live Here, powerfully asks what if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you were like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again. Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week's end of the world and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life. Even if your best friend might just be the God of mountain lions...
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Patrick Ness; Siobhan Dowd; Jim Kay
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