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Holly Black


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Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare) and The Darkest Part of the Forest. She has been a a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.
 
Series
Modern Tale of Faerie
1. Tithe (2002)
2. Valiant (2005)
2. Ironside (2007)
Modern Faerie Tales (omnibus) (2010)
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Spiderwick Chronicles Special Edition of the Seeing Stone (with Tony DiTerlizzi)
1. Goblins Attack (2007)
2. Troll Trouble (2007)
3. Great Escape (2007)
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Good Neighbors
1. Kin (2008)
2. Kith (2009)
3. Kind (2010)
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Curse Workers
1. White Cat (2010)
2. Red Glove (2011)
3. Black Heart (2012)
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Magisterium (with Cassandra Clare)
1. The Iron Trial (2012)
2. The Copper Gauntlet (2015)
3. The Bronze Key (2016)
4. The Silver Mask (2017)
5. The Golden Tower (2018)
     aka The Enemy of Death
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Folk of the Air
1. The Cruel Prince (2018)
2. The Wicked King (2019)
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
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Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book winner (2006) : Valiant
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2008) : Ironside
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2008) : Tithe
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2008) : Valiant
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2011) : White Cat
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2013) : Black Heart
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2014) : The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction winner (2014) : Doll Bones
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (2014) : Doll Bones
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2016) : The Darkest Part of the Forest


Books about Holly Black
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Holly Black recommends
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Teach Me (2005)
R A Nelson
"A raw and dazzling portrait of obsession and betrayal."
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Changeling (2006)
(Changeling , book 1)
Delia Sherman
"Beautiful, witty, and magical. Changeling shows us New York as we all secretly believe it is."
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City of Ashes (2008)
(Mortal Instruments, book 2)
Cassandra Clare
"A gorgeous fantasy that's so good it's dangerous."
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Out of the Wild (2008)
(Into the Wild, book 2)
Sarah Beth Durst
"An enchanting romp, full of adventure, horror and cleverness."
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Sacred Scars (2009)
(Resurrection of Magic, book 2)
Kathleen Duey
"Beautifully written, fierce, and unforgettable."
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Silksinger (2009)
(Faeries of Dreamdark, book 2)
Laini Taylor
"Laini Taylor's faeries are whimsical and tiny, but fierce. This book was so much fun."
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A Conspiracy of Kings (2010)
(Queen's Thief, book 4)
Megan Whalen Turner
"Impossible to put down."
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Picture the Dead (2010)
Lisa Brown and Adele Griffin
"I loved Picture the Dead. Eerie, romantic, moody, and immersive."
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Magic Below Stairs (2010)
Caroline Stevermer
"I want to live inside Caroline Stevermer's books. Her characters are clever, courageous, and charming."
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The Other Side of Dark (2010)
Sarah Smith
"The Other Side of Dark is an intricate mystery that will leave you breathless."
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The Painted Boy (2010)
Charles de Lint
"Charles de Lint writes like a magician... He is, simply put, the best."
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Anna Dressed in Blood (2011)
(Anna , book 1)
Kendare Blake
"It's the old boy meets girl story, if the boy is a wry, self-destructive ghost-hunter bent on avenging his father and the girl is a homicidal ghost trapped in a house full of everyone she's ever murdered. Needless to say, Cas and Anna are my new favorite twosome. When I got to the last page, I flipped back to the first."
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Misfit (2011)
Jon Skovron
"A diabolically delightful paranormal."
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Aloha from Hell (2011)
(Sandman Slim, book 3)
Richard Kadrey
"Richard Kadrey is a genius."
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Red Delicious (2014)
(Siobhan Quinn, book 2)
Kathleen Tierney
"Caitlin Keirnan is a master of dark fantasy."
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In Other Lands (2017)
Sarah Rees Brennan
"A subversive, sneaky, glorious tale of magic, longing, and growing into your wings."
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The Belles (2018)
(Belles , book 1)
Dhonielle Clayton
"The Belles is a voluptuous, dazzling fairy tale of desire, ambition and unrelenting beauty."
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The Astonishing Color of After (2018)
Emily X R Pan
"This beautiful, magical journey into the heart of grief made my heart take flight."

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