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Publication Order of The Maker Books

The Maker (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rise of the Retiarri (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Discovering Wes Moore (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Collapse (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Wes Moore is a published author of fiction and non fiction. He is also a television producer, Army combat veteran, youth advocate, social entrepreneur, business leader, and CEO of the nonprofit to fight poverty, the Robin Hood Foundation. He is a best selling author.

Westley Watende Omari Moore was born on October 15, 1978. When he was just three years of age, his father passed away in front of Wes. His father had been a radio and television host and the event was understandably traumatizing. His mother worked hard to send him and his siblings to private school. Wes was exposed to two different worlds, his well off classmates and his neighbors who were struggling.

Wes started acting out, getting suspended, earning bad grades, and being delinquent. His mother wanted to help his behavior improve and so sent him to Pennsylvania to enroll in military school. Wes attempted to escape the school five different times. After that, he decided to stop trying to escape and fight the system and take responsibility for his actions. Six years later he had graduated and was the company commander, doing his part to oversee over a hundred cadets.

He graduated in 1998 from Valley Forge Military College as a commissioned officer and Phi Theta Kappa. In 2001, he graduated from John Hopkins University Phi Beta Kappa, holding a bachelor’s degree in the field of international relations. While at the university, Wes was also honored through the Maryland College Football Hall of Fame.

Wes was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, completing an MLitt in 2004 in international relations. He also served in the U.S. Army as a captain and paratrooper. He would go on a combat tour of duty in 2005 to 2006 in Afghanistan as part of the 1st Brigade of the 82nd Air­borne Divi­sion. He also was leading the strategic support plan for the Americans for the Afghan Reconciliation Program, the goal of which is to bring together former insurgents and unite them with the Afghan government.

Wes is an authority on radical Islamism and its rise and effects in the Western University. He served from 2006 to 2007 as a White House Fellow. He also was a Special Assistant for Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State. After spending time in the White House, Wes switched gears. He worked at Citigroup in New York as an investment professional. His role was to focus on alternative investments and global technology.

Wes was picked by Ebony Magazine in 2007 as one of their “Top 30 Leaders Under 30”. In 2009, he was selected as part of the “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” feature for Crain’s New York Business. Moore was picked to be an Asia Society Fellow in 2009. He has a big passion when it comes to supporting veterans in the United States.

Wes also cares about what the roles that mentoring, education and public service can do when it comes to influencing the lives of young Americans. He is a part of the board of IAVA, Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America. He also worked with Johns Hopkins to found STAND!, an organization focusing on working with young children and adults in Baltimore that are part of the criminal justice system.

Moore has been part of the 2008 Democratic National Convention as a featured speak in Denver. He has been a speaker at the NFTE Business Plan Competition, Southern Regional Conference of the NSE, education reform session of the conference Race & Reconciliation in America, and the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

He has written several books including best sellers The Work and The Other Wes Moore. He has been a host for the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Beyond Belief and the writer and executive producer on PBS for Coming Back with Wes Moore. He also served as executive producer on television series documentary P.O.V. in 2016 and documentary All the Difference in 2016.

Moore also founded BridgeEdU, of which he is the CEO. This social enterprise is designed to reinvent a freshman year for college, creating a higher education entry with a ‘softer on-ramp’ for first-year students. He has appeared in publications and media such as CSPAN, The Washington Post, MSNBC, The New York Times, People Magazine, and more.

The Maker is a fictional novel from author Wes Moore. If you’re a big fan of science fiction, be sure to check out this book!

The time is far in the future, in 2332 A.D. The world is vastly different. America no longer exists, having been destroyed. All of its history has been wiped. Replacing it now is the Global Government, which is composed of various powers. The government is totalitarian and while oppressing the citizens of the world also works tirelessly to take out any individual or group that may pose a threat.

There is no one that can stand up to the Global Government. That is, until main character Adrien Bach comes along. Adrien is an archaeologist that is suicidal, so he has nothing to lose. One day he finds a black box in a desert that used to be Middle America. What is inside the box will take him to new truths about the United States as it used to be, Global Government, and a huge crime that impacts the history of humanity.

In a world that has lost its hope and optimism, there is plenty to despair about. But in the future and what is now Adrien’s present, the journey has just begun. Check out The Maker for yourself to find out what happens!

The Maker: Rise of the Retiarii is the sequel to The Maker by Wes Moore. In the first book, readers got to meet Adrien Bach. In this second installment of the series, his adventure continues.

Adrien is desperate and shattered. He works as a field archaeologist for G-CoN, the Global Community of Nations. When something goes wrong, he blames himself. But a box in the desert may serve as the talisman on his journey to find out what’s really going on.

Join Adrien as he confronts his beliefs about the past, his belief in his own life’s value, and where the future will go. As he takes on G-CoN and scientific dogma’s restrictions as well as his own existential state, he will find out a truth that may just save his life. What will happen? Read this novel to find out!

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