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Cinda Williams Chima

USA flag (b.1952)

Chima is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the University of Akron. Chima is an active member of the Society for Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She has been a workshop leader, panelist, and speaker at writing conferences, including the Northern Ohio SCBWI Conference, the Western Reserve Writers Conference, and the World Fantasy Convention. She frequently speaks to young writers and readers at schools and libraries nationwide.

Chima lives in Ohio with her family.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
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The Bane of Asgard
(Runestone Saga , book 2)
Heir Chronicles
   1. The Warrior Heir (2006)
   2. The Wizard Heir (2007)
   3. The Dragon Heir (2008)
   4. The Enchanter Heir (2013)
   5. The Sorcerer Heir (2014)
Seven Realms
   1. The Demon King (2009)
   2. The Exiled Queen (2010)
   3. The Gray Wolf Throne (2011)
   4. The Crimson Crown (2012)
Shattered Realms
   1. Flamecaster (2016)
   2. Shadowcaster (2017)
   3. Stormcaster (2018)
   4. Deathcaster (2019)
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Cinda Williams Chima recommends
West (2018)
(East, book 2)
Edith Pattou
"In this luminous companion to East, Rose confronts new dangers and old enemies in a high-stakes game in which the fate of the world--and everyone she loves--hangs in the balance. If I'm ever in a life-or-death struggle against impossible odds, I want Rose by my side."
Give the Dark My Love (2018)
(Give the Dark My Love, book 1)
Beth Revis
"A twisty thriller--this dark fantasy grabs you by the throat and drags you all the way to the end."
Reign of the Fallen (2018)
(Reign of the Fallen, book 1)
Sarah Glenn Marsh
"This edgy fantasy doesn't just blur boundaries of genre, of gender, of past and present, life and death--it explodes them."

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