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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, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children's Fiction
 
Series
Study / Chronicles of Ixia
   1. Poison Study (2005)
   1.5. Assassin Study (2015)
   2. Magic Study (2006)
   3. Fire Study (2008)
   Study Bundle (2008)
   4. Shadow Study (2015)
   5. Night Study (2016)
   6. Dawn Study (2017)
   The Study Chronicles (2022)
   The Study of Poisons (2023)
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Opal Cowan / Glass
   1. Storm Glass (2009)
   2. Sea Glass (2009)
   3. Spy Glass (2010)
   Shattered Glass (2016)
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Inside Out
   1. Inside Out (2010)
   2. Outside In (2011)
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Healer
   1. Touch of Power (2011)
   2. Scent of Magic (2012)
   3. Taste of Darkness (2013)
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Novels
   Storm Watcher (2013)
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Collections
   Spirited (2012) (with others)
   Up to the Challenge (2022)
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Maria V Snyder recommends
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Off Planet (2019)
(Aunare Chronicles, book 1)
Aileen Erin
"In this bleak world, one spark of hope soon turns into an inferno. And just like a fireball, once this story is ignited, it just doesn’t stop."
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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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Ward Against Disaster (2015)
(Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, book 3)
Melanie Card
"This book has it all-wonderful characters, action packed mystery, and a unique setting."

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Anthologies containing stories by Maria V Snyder
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Grease Monkeys (2023)
The Heart and Soul of Dieselpunk
edited by
Danielle Ackley-McPhail and John L French

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