Beth Revis

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Beth Revis
Born North Carolina, USA
Occupation Writer, former English teacher
Nationality American
Period 2011–present
Genre Young adult

Beth Revis is an American author of fantasy and science fiction, mainly for the young adult audience. She is best known for the Across the Universe trilogy, which consists of the novels Across the Universe, A Million Suns and Shades of Earth.[1] Revis resides in North Carolina.[2]


Revis' first published novel was Across the Universe,[3] which debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List for Children's Chapter Books at #7 in January 2011.[4] There have been two sequels to the book: A Million Suns (January 2012) and Shades of Earth (January 2013), as well as a standalone novel set in the same universe, The Body Electric (2014).

She has also written short stories in the same universe that appear in After, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling,[5] and Shards and Ashes, edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong.[6]


Across the Universe series[edit]

  • Across the Universe (2011)
  • A Million Suns (2012)
  • Shades of Earth (2013)
  • The Body Electric (2014)


  • As They Slip Away (novella)
  • After (short story)
  • Shards and Ashes (short story)


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  2. ^ "About: Beth Revis". Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Across the Universe by Beth Revis (Starred Review)". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ Schuessler, Jennifer. "Best Sellers - The New York Times - January 30, 2011". Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, mid-October". Locus Online. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Shards and Ashes". Harper Collins Childrens. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 

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