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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.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction
 
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Series
Modern Tale of Faerie
   1. Tithe (2002)
   2. Valiant (2005)
   3. Ironside (2007)
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Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi)
   1. The Field Guide (2003)
   2. The Seeing Stone (2003)
   3. Lucinda's Secret (2003)
   4. The Ironwood Tree (2004)
   5. The Wrath of Mulgarath (2004)
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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 (2014)
   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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Novels
   Doll Bones (2013) (with Eliza Wheeler)
   The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (2013)
   The Darkest Part of the Forest (2015)
   Heart of the Moors (2019)
   Book of Night (2022)
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Collections
   Full-Blooded Fantasy (2005) (with others)
   The Poison Eaters (2010)
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Anthologies edited
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Series contributed to
Doctor Who
   12 Doctors 12 Stories (2014) (with others)
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Picture Books show
 
Holly Black recommends
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When Among Crows (2024)
Veronica Roth
"Deliciously frightening folklore perfectly mixed with adventure, heart, and sinister surprise."
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A Tempest of Tea (2024)
(Tempest of Tea, book 1)
Hafsah Faizal
"Slinky and witty and clever, with a lot of cosiness and a lot of claws."
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The Book of Love (2024)
Kelly Link
"By turns playful and harrowing, surreal and sagacious, replete with gods and other monsters, The Book of Love is an astonishing, gorgeous novel written with Link's unique wit, warmth and ability to get under your skin."

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Anthologies containing stories by Holly Black
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Faeries Never Lie (2024)
(Untold Legends, book 3)
edited by
Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C Parker
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New York Fantastic (2017)
Fantasy Stories from the City that Never Sleeps
edited by
Paula Guran

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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


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