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Justina Ireland

Justina Ireland enjoys dark chocolate, dark humor, and is not too proud to admit that she's still afraid of the dark. She lives with her husband, kid, and dog in Pennsylvania.

Awards: Locus (2019)  see all

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Science Fiction
New and upcoming books
March 2024

Defy the Storm
(Star Wars: The High Republic)
May 2024

Blood & Fury
(Chaos and Flame, book 2)
November 2024

The Leisure Class
   Vengeance Bound (2013)
   Promise of Shadows (2014)
   Scream Site (2018)
   Star Wars: Lando's Luck (2018)
   Ophie's Ghosts (2021)
   Rust in the Root (2022)
   Never and Again (2023)
   The Leisure Class (2024)
   Among the Shadows (2015) (with others)
Justina Ireland recommends
Daughter of the Merciful Deep (2024)
Leslye Penelope
"An enchanting adventure that weaves a spell while spotlighting Black culture in the 1920s."
Missing Clarissa (2023)
(Missing Clarissa, book 1)
Ripley Jones
"Ripley Jones writes like a switchblade: quick, sharp, and straight to the jugular. This is the writer you've been waiting for. Ripley does not disappoint."
The Witchery (2022)
(Witchery , book 1)
S Isabelle
"The Witchery is a dark, delicious delight. S. Isabelle is a debut to watch."

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Books containing stories by Justina Ireland
The Black Girl Survives in This One (2024)
Horror Stories
edited by
Desiree S Evans and Saraciea J Fennell
A People's Future of the United States (2019)
Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers
edited by
John Joseph Adams and Victor LaValle

More books 

2019 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Novel : Dread Nation

Award nominations
2023 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Rust in the Root
2023 Dragon Award for Best Young Adult / Middle Grade Novel (nominee) : Rust in the Root
2021 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Deathless Divide
2019 Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book (nominee) : Dread Nation
2019 Andre Norton Award (nominee) : Dread Nation
2018 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Dread Nation

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