George Ivanoff


George Ivanoff is a writer and stay-at-home dad residing in Melbourne, Australia. He has written over 60 books for kids and teens, including novels, chapter books, short story collections, school readers and reference books. He has books on both the Victorian and NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge booklists and has won a Chronos Award for speculative fiction. He is best known for his Gamers series of novels — science fiction adventures set within a computer game world.

In past lives, he has worked in a comic book shop, in an office, in a market research call centre, as a pamphlet distributor, and as a web development consultant. These days he mostly sticks to writing… although he has been known to occasionally moonlight as an actor.

George has two cats, two kids, and one wife. He says, ‘They put up with me, and I am very content.’

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Life, Death and Detention
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Life, Death and Detention is a collection of compelling stories about life in high school. Being a teenager can be fraught with difficulties. Not only do you have to deal with dysfunctional families at home, but with the weirdos at school as well. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, sometimes disturbing—that's what life is like for the modern teenager.

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