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Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s first solo novel, The Thread That Binds the Bones (1993), won the Bram Stoker Award for first novel; her second novel, The Silent Strength of Stones (1995) was a finalist for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. A Red Heart of Memories (1999, part of her “Matt Black”... show more
Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s first solo novel, The Thread That Binds the Bones (1993), won the Bram Stoker Award for first novel; her second novel, The Silent Strength of Stones (1995) was a finalist for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. A Red Heart of Memories (1999, part of her “Matt Black” series), nominated for a World Fantasy Award, was followed by sequel Past the Size of Dreaming in 2001. Much of her work to date is short fiction, including “Matt Black” novella “Unmasking” (1992), nominated for a World Fantasy Award; and “Matt Black” novelette “Home for Christmas” (1995), nominated for the Nebula, World Fantasy, and Sturgeon awards. In addition to writing, Hoffman has taught, worked part-time at a B. Dalton bookstore, and done production work on The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. An accomplished fiddle player, she has played regularly at various granges near her home in Eugene, Oregon.
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Birth date: 1955-03-20
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Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it 3 months ago
This is the second book in this anthology theme. Inside is a collection of short stories that connect fantasy and a little humor. I think it was a great idea to shoot for a sequel anthology because the first one had a little magic in it’s writing. Some stories from the original still linger in my br...
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mattries37315 rated it 3 months ago
The short story anthology Earth, Air, Fire, Water edited by Margaret Weis, the second and last collection of the Tales from the Eternal Archives, contains thirteen stories of varying quality loosely connected to one another through the titular mystical library. But unlike the first collection all t...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 7 months ago
From the blurb: "Sitting around their dinner table, replete from a mighty banquet, Ibn Fahad and Masrur al-Adan - two of the Caliph of Bagdad's most trusted servants - are called upon to tell tales. Tales of the unknown north, where they ventured in their youth as guards to a caravan. As their...
Lyndi
Lyndi rated it 3 years ago
I don't think you can call this "urban fantasy" when the stories are old west and 19th century. And if they're modern, they're focused on old west and 19th century stuff. Not what I was looking for.
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 4 years ago
This is a marvelous and deeply weird book–weird in the sense that I’m not sure if I actually liked it or not. The children of the LaZelle family are supposed to come into their power in their teens, but Gypsum alone of her siblings has reached her twenties with no power at all. She has determinedly ...
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