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'''Holly Black''', born as '''Holly Riggenbach''', is an American best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels for kids, teens, and adults. She is best known for her ''Modern Faerie Tale'' series and ''[[w:spiderwick:The Spiderwick Chronicles|The Spiderwick Chronicles]]''. She, along with [[Cassandra Clare]], is co-author of ''[[The Magisterium (series)|The Magisterium series]]''.
 
'''Holly Black''', born as '''Holly Riggenbach''', is an American best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels for kids, teens, and adults. She is best known for her ''Modern Faerie Tale'' series and ''[[w:spiderwick:The Spiderwick Chronicles|The Spiderwick Chronicles]]''. She, along with [[Cassandra Clare]], is co-author of ''[[The Magisterium (series)|The Magisterium series]]''.
   
== Personal life ==
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==Personal life==
 
Black was born in New Jersey in 1971. Black graduated with a B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. She worked as a production editor on medical journals including The Journal of Pain while studying at Rutgers University. She considered becoming a librarian before her first book tour drew her away.
 
Black was born in New Jersey in 1971. Black graduated with a B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. She worked as a production editor on medical journals including The Journal of Pain while studying at Rutgers University. She considered becoming a librarian before her first book tour drew her away.
   
 
She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, himself an accomplished illustrator and web designer, in 1999.<ref>http://www.locusmag.com/2006/Issues/05Black.html</ref> As of 2008, they currently reside in Amherst, Massachusetts.
 
She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, himself an accomplished illustrator and web designer, in 1999.<ref>http://www.locusmag.com/2006/Issues/05Black.html</ref> As of 2008, they currently reside in Amherst, Massachusetts.
   
== Bibliography ==
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==Bibliography==
=== ''Modern Faerie Tale''===
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===''Modern Faerie Tale''===
 
* Tithe (2002)
 
* Tithe (2002)
 
* Valiant (2005)
 
* Valiant (2005)
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* ''The Wyrm King'' (2009)
 
* ''The Wyrm King'' (2009)
   
==== Related works ====
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====Related works====
 
* ''Arthur Spiderwick's Notebook of Fantastical Observations'' (2005)
 
* ''Arthur Spiderwick's Notebook of Fantastical Observations'' (2005)
 
* ''Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You'' (2005)
 
* ''Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You'' (2005)
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* ''Black Heart'' (2012)
 
* ''Black Heart'' (2012)
   
=== Standalone novels ===
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===Standalone novels===
 
* ''Doll Bones'' (2013)
 
* ''Doll Bones'' (2013)
 
* ''The Coldest Girl in Coldtown'' (2013)
 
* ''The Coldest Girl in Coldtown'' (2013)
   
== External links ==
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==External links==
 
* [http://www.blackholly.com/ Holly Black's site]
 
* [http://www.blackholly.com/ Holly Black's site]
 
* [http://blackholly.livejournal.com/ Holly Black's LiveJournal blog]
 
* [http://blackholly.livejournal.com/ Holly Black's LiveJournal blog]
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* [https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/25422.Holly_Black Holly Black on Goodreads]
 
* [https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/25422.Holly_Black Holly Black on Goodreads]
   
== References ==
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==References==
 
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Revision as of 21:33, September 22, 2015

Holly Black

Holly Black, born as Holly Riggenbach, is an American best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels for kids, teens, and adults. She is best known for her Modern Faerie Tale series and The Spiderwick Chronicles. She, along with Cassandra Clare, is co-author of The Magisterium series.

Personal life

Black was born in New Jersey in 1971. Black graduated with a B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. She worked as a production editor on medical journals including The Journal of Pain while studying at Rutgers University. She considered becoming a librarian before her first book tour drew her away.

She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, himself an accomplished illustrator and web designer, in 1999.[1] As of 2008, they currently reside in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Bibliography

Modern Faerie Tale

  • Tithe (2002)
  • Valiant (2005)
  • Ironside (2007)

The Spiderwick Chronicles

  • The Field Guide (2003)
  • The Seeing Stone (2003)
  • Lucinda's Secret (2003)
  • The Ironwood Tree (2004)
  • The Wrath of Mulgarath (2004)
  • Care and Feeding of Sprites (2006)

Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles

  • The Nixie's Song (2007)
  • A Giant Problem (2008)
  • The Wyrm King (2009)

Related works

  • Arthur Spiderwick's Notebook of Fantastical Observations (2005)
  • Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (2005)

The Good Neighbors

  • Kin (2008)
  • Kith (2009)
  • Kind (2010)

The Curse Workers

  • White Cat (2010)
  • Red Glove (2011)
  • Black Heart (2012)

Standalone novels

  • Doll Bones (2013)
  • The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (2013)

External links

References

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