"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." —J. R. R. Tolkien 
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Hi! I'm P. J. Hoover, author of books for kids and teens. I used to be an electrical engineer, but now I write full time.

PJ Hoover


"[Hoover's] confident deployment of myth is impressive..." —Publishers Weekly




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Tut: My Epic Battle to Save the World
is coming on February 28, 2017!


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TUT: MY EPIC BATTLE TO SAVE THE WORLD


*****

Texas Lone Star List 2015

Spirit of Texas Middle School Reading List 2015-2016

"A pyramid history buffs and fantasy fans will delight in excavating."Kirkus

"...pleasantly reminiscent of Rick Riordan’s work."
Publishers Weekly

"...appropriately modern snark propels this highly entertaining adventure."
Booklist

"Cleverly funny, rich in Egyptian history, and intriguingly fast-paced..."
VOYA

*****

American Booksellers Association ABC Best Books for Children pick

Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog pick