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Sharon Shinn
Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine. Her first novel, The Shapechanger's Wife, was selected by Locus as the best first fantasy novel of 1995. She has won the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell... show more

Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine. Her first novel, The Shapechanger's Wife, was selected by Locus as the best first fantasy novel of 1995. She has won the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has lived in the Midwest most of her life.
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Birth date: January 01, 1957
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 5 years ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI just devoured this graphic novel. I absolutely loved it. I started reading it yesterday morning and finished it before a went to bed last night. I just didn't want to stop reading. First of all, the story itself was fantastic. Really cool concept. I ...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it 7 years ago
I liked this novel – I like everything by this writer – but it’s not her best work. In fact, the story seems an afterthought to Shinn’s latest series. It utilizes many of the characters I have encountered in the prior books. The protagonist, Leah, also appeared before, in Jeweled Fire. There, she pl...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it 8 years ago
That was a powerful book, a scary book. It explored the sensitive themes of racism and terrorism under the quaint camouflage of fantasy. The action, allegedly, takes place someplace else, where people’s skins are blue and gold instead of brown and white, as they are here, but the punch this book del...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 8 years ago
This collection was a mixed bag. I liked about half the stories in it well enough to go out and buy more by the same authors but the other half I could have done without. It's a nice idea, and a good sampler of fantasy writers, but not a great anthology. "Cold Spell" by Donna Andrews is a comic co...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 8 years ago
This collection was a mixed bag. I liked about half the stories in it well enough to go out and buy more by the same authors but the other half I could have done without.It's a nice idea, and a good sampler of fantasy writers, but not a great anthology."Cold Spell" by Donna Andrews is a comic confec...
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