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Maria Dahvana Headley
MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY is the author of the young adult fantasy novel MAGONIA (HarperCollins), the dark fantasy/alt-history novel QUEEN OF KINGS (Dutton), and the internationally bestselling memoir THE YEAR OF YES (Hyperion). With Neil Gaiman, she is the New York Times-bestselling co-editor of the... show more



MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY is the author of the young adult fantasy novel MAGONIA (HarperCollins), the dark fantasy/alt-history novel QUEEN OF KINGS (Dutton), and the internationally bestselling memoir THE YEAR OF YES (Hyperion). With Neil Gaiman, she is the New York Times-bestselling co-editor of the anthology UNNATURAL CREATURES (HarperChildrens), benefitting 826DC. With Kat Howard, she is the author of the novella THE END OF THE SENTENCE (Subterranean Press) - one of NPR's Best Books of 2014. Her new adult novel THE MERE WIFE is set for a 2017 release by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, and a sequel to MAGONIA will be released in 2016. Her Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award-nominated short fiction has appeared in Lightspeed, Uncanny, Nightmare, Tor.com, Shimmer, Apex, The Journal of Unlikely Entomology, Subterranean Online, The Toast, and more. She is anthologized in the 2012 and 2013 editions of Rich Horton's The Year's Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Paula Guran's 2013 The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, and Wastelands 2, Glitter & Mayhem, Jurassic London's The Lowest Heaven, The Book of the Dead, and Laird Barron's The Year's Best Weird Fiction, Volume 1. Her work has been supported by The MacDowell Colony, and Arte Studio Ginestrelle, among other fantastic organizations. She grew up in rural Idaho and now lives in Brooklyn.

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Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it 5 months ago
edited by Neil Gaiman This is a collection of mostly excellent stories edited by Neil Gaiman. Naturally the quality of writing is set to a high bar and I enjoyed most of them very much. Except for Gaimans own contribution, they are all previously published somewhere, one as far back as 1909! Many ...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 7 months ago
Rampaging robots! Tricksy fairies! Facing off for the first time in an epic genre death match!People love pitting two awesome things against each other. Robots vs. Fairies is an anthology that pitches genre against genre, science fiction against fantasy, through an epic battle of two icons. On one s...
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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 7 months ago
Anthology. As I was reading this book there seemed to be a theme of rollerskating lesbians but then I found out there were some other stories interspersed. I wonder if that was initially what the publisher were going for but then needed extra stories to fill it out. The average rating is 3.33 stars....
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I'll admit I was a bit wary when I picked up Djinn Falls In Love: tempted by authors such as K.J. Parker and Claire North, I worried that the collection itself might suffer from repetition. I needn't have worried. The collection demonstrates a truly staggering variety of perspectives on the concept ...
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Just One More Chapter rated it 2 years ago
"I’ve missed two class periods by sitting in my car gnawing on the universe." I know how that feels. You could say that I missed anything and everything while gnawing on this bland book and I am far from sated. Aerie is not only bland but disappointing to say the least. I read Magonia only days befo...
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