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Holly Black

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Holly Black was born in West Long Branch, New Jersey on November 10, 1971. She graduated with a B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. Her first book, Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale was published in 2002 and was included in the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults. Her other works include The Spiderwick Chronicles written with Tony DiTerlizzi, Ironside, Poison Eaters and Other Stories, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Iron Trial (Magisteruim Book 1) and The Copper Gauntlet (Magisteruim Book 2) written with Cassandra Clare, and The Darkest Part of the Forest. Valiant won the Andre Norton Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. She also won the Young-Adult Prize in the Indies Choice Book Awards 2015 for The Darkest Part of the Forest. Black and Clare's Magisterium Series has received both critical and popular acclaim appearing on numerous bestseller lists including The New York Times bestseller list in the Young Adult category. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Wrote the Spiderwick Chronicles, which were illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi. Do not combine this page with Mr. DiTerlizzi's author page, or with any of the various pages that are in both their names. Thank you.

Tithe 5,254 copies, 187 reviews
The Field Guide 4,111 copies, 102 reviews
The Cruel Prince 3,190 copies, 138 reviews
The Seeing Stone 3,099 copies, 45 reviews
Valiant 3,059 copies, 93 reviews
Ironside 2,680 copies, 58 reviews
Lucinda's Secret 2,604 copies, 34 reviews
The Ironwood Tree 2,475 copies, 29 reviews
The Wrath of Mulgarath 2,395 copies, 31 reviews
White Cat 2,126 copies, 192 reviews
The Wicked King 1,869 copies, 88 reviews
The Iron Trial 1,807 copies, 99 reviews
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown 1,729 copies, 158 reviews
Doll Bones 1,703 copies, 125 reviews
The Darkest Part of the Forest 1,586 copies, 91 reviews
The Queen of Nothing (Author) 1,472 copies, 69 reviews
The Nixie's Song 1,220 copies, 23 reviews
Zombies vs. Unicorns (Editor) 1,190 copies, 85 reviews
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd (Editor) 1,072 copies, 62 reviews
Red Glove 957 copies, 86 reviews
The Copper Gauntlet 839 copies, 24 reviews
The Poison Eaters 775 copies, 47 reviews
Black Heart 669 copies, 44 reviews
A Giant Problem 607 copies, 8 reviews
The Good Neighbors, Book 1: Kin 567 copies, 58 reviews
The Bronze Key 529 copies, 12 reviews
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (Author) 492 copies, 14 reviews
Welcome to Bordertown (Editor; Contributor) 464 copies, 23 reviews
The Wyrm King 439 copies, 5 reviews
The Silver Mask 403 copies, 8 reviews
Care and Feeding of Sprites 309 copies, 9 reviews
The Golden Tower 275 copies, 6 reviews
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Book of Night 240 copies, 8 reviews
The Lost Sisters 190 copies, 21 reviews
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Heart of the Moors 86 copies, 4 reviews
Lumberjanes: Bonus Tracks 67 copies, 2 reviews
The Folk of the Air, Books 1-3 50 copies, 1 review
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Lights Out 42 copies, 7 reviews
Shadow Unit 8 36 copies, 1 review
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Tributo 2 copies, 1 review
The Dog King [short story] 2 copies, 1 review
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Noble Rot 1 copy
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My True Love Gave to Me (Contributor) 793 copies, 76 reviews
Young Warriors: Stories of Strength (Contributor) 572 copies, 11 reviews
Naked City (Contributor) 555 copies, 40 reviews
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Shadow Unit 7 35 copies, 1 review
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Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny (Contributor) 24 copies
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 28 • September 2012 (Contributor) 12 copies, 1 review

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Black was born in West Long Branch, New Jersey[2] in 1971, and during her early years her family lived in a "decrepit Victorian house."[3] 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 as a backup career, but writing drew her away.
She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, himself an accomplished illustrator and web designer, in 1999.[2]
As of 2008, Black resides in Amherst, Massachusetts.[4]
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Wrote the Spiderwick Chronicles, which were illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi. Do not combine this page with Mr. DiTerlizzi's author page, or with any of the various pages that are in both their names. Thank you.

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