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Maria V Snyder

USA flag (b.1969)

Maria V. Snyder changed careers in 1995 from being a meteorologist to a novelist when she began working on her first novel, Poison Study (published by LUNA Books in 2005). She has also published numerous freelance articles in magazines and newspapers, and teaches fiction writing classes at the local college and area libraries. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maria always had a fascination with big storms. Dreaming of chasing tornadoes, Maria earned a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology at Penn State University.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Children's Fiction
Anthologies edited
   Spirited (2012) (with Dawn Dalton, Shannon Delany, Judith Graves, Candace Havens, Kitty Keswick, Kat O'Shea, Linda Joy Singleton and Jill Williamson)
Maria V Snyder recommends
13 to Life (2010)
(13 to Life, book 1)
Shannon Delany
"A unique tale with a bright heroine and dark secrets."
Ward Against Darkness (2013)
(Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, book 2)
Melanie Card
"This book has it all-wonderful characters, action packed mystery, and a unique setting."
Doon (2013)
(Doon, book 1)
Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
"Snarky heroines and swoon-worthy heroes, DOON has the perfect mix ofmystery, magic, and romance. It captured my heart and wouldn't let go!"
Truthwitch (2016)
(Witchlands, book 1)
Susan Dennard
"Truthwitch has it all, strong female characters, adventure, magic, romance, and non-stop action that will leave you breathless."

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