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Author photo. Barry Lyga at the 2011 Texas Book Festival<br>Photo: Larry D. Moore

Barry Lyga at the 2011 Texas Book Festival
Photo: Larry D. Moore

Barry Lyga

Author of I Hunt Killers

Includes the names: Lyga Barry

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Barry Lyga was born on September 11, 1971. He received a BA in English from Yale University in 1993. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked in the comic book industry for ten years. His first young adult novel, The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl, was published in 2006. His other works include Boy Toy, Hero-Type, Goth Girl Rising, I Hunt Killers, After the Red Rain, and as the Archvillain series for middle-grade readers. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from I Hunt Killers… (more)
I Hunt Killers 1,210 copies, 128 reviews
Boy Toy 655 copies, 35 reviews
Game 434 copies, 42 reviews
Blood of My Blood 301 copies, 22 reviews
Goth Girl Rising 224 copies, 23 reviews
Hero-Type 220 copies, 16 reviews
Bang 180 copies, 14 reviews
Mangaman 132 copies, 13 reviews
The Hive 126 copies, 11 reviews
Archvillain 118 copies, 11 reviews
After the Red Rain 87 copies, 10 reviews
Worst Day Ever 50 copies, 2 reviews
The Flash: Hocus Pocus 43 copies, 2 reviews
The Secret Sea 41 copies, 5 reviews
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd (Contributor) 1,108 copies, 63 reviews
Who Done It? (Contributor) 129 copies, 4 reviews
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