David Farland Family Tragedy Book Bomb

10 Apr, 2013 by in Uncategorized Leave a comment

On Wednesday April 4th, bestselling author Dave Farland’s (aka Dave Wolverton’s) 16 year old son was critically injured in a long boarding accident. “He suffers from severe brain trauma, a cracked skull, broken pelvis and tail bone, burnt knees, bruised lungs, broken ear drums, road rash, pneumonia, and is currently in a coma. His family has no insurance.” as stated in the Examiner Press release.

Fire and Ice is one of many blogs participating in a book bomb for the author and his family to help raise funds for the medical bills which continue to mount. There are many ways to contribute which you can find on this website. 100% of the funds from Dave’s two books Nightingale and Million Dollar Outlines will be donated to the cause.

Our prayers go out to the Farland family and we hope you will post this information on your site today as part of the book bomb.

Author Bio from Amazon: David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author with dozens of books to his credit. He began his career writing short fiction as a prize writer, which vaulted him into prominence in the mid-1980s. He has written science fiction under his own name, Dave Wolverton, including the highly praised “On My Way to Paradise,” which won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for “Best Novel in the English Language.”

David has also written novels in the Star Wars and Mummy Universes, and has worked as a videogame designer, most notably for Starcraft’s Brood War.
In 1999 he set the Guinness Record for the World’s Largest single-person, single book signing.
In the mid-1990s he began to follow his love for writing fantasy under the pen name David Farland, where he became best known for his international bestselling Runelords series; though he has also won the Whitney Award for best novel of the year for his historical novel “In the Company of Angels,” and he also won the International Book Award for Best Young Adult Novel of the Year, along with the Hollywood Book Award for Best Book of the year for his Young Adult fantasy thriller, “Nightingale.”

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