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Publication Order of Modern Faerie Tales Books

Valiant (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tithe (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ironside (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Spiderwick Chronicles Books

with Tony DiTerlizzi
The Field Guide (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Seeing Stone (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lucinda's Secret (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ironwood Tree (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wrath of Mulgarath (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Spiderwick Chronicles: Special Edition Of The Seeing Stone Books

with Tony DiTerlizzi
Goblins Attack (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Troll Trouble (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Great Escape (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Beyond The Spiderwick Chronicles Books

with Tony DiTerlizzi
The Nixie's Song (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Giant Problem (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wyrm King (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Good Neighbors Books

Kin (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kith (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kind (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Curse Workers Books

White Cat (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Glove (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Heart (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Magisterium Books

with Cassandra Clare
The Iron Trial (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Copper Gauntlet (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bronze Key (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silver Mask (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Golden Tower (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lucifer, Volume II Books

Lucifer, Volume 1: Cold Heaven (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lucifer, Volume 2: Father Lucifer (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lucifer, Volume 3: Blood in the Streets (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Folk Of The Air Books

The Cruel Prince (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lost Sisters (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wicked King (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Queen of Nothing (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Stolen Heir Duology Books

The Stolen Heir (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Prisoner's Throne (2024)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Doll Bones (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Darkest Part of the Forest (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heart of the Moors (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Night (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Poison Eaters and Other Stories (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Lumberjanes: Bonus Tracks (With: N.D. Stevenson) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sir Morien: The Legend of a Knight of the Round Table (With: Ebony Glenn,Kaliis Smith) (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Doctor Who 50th Anniversary E-Shorts Books

A Big Hand for the Doctor (By: Eoin Colfer) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Beast of Babylon (By: Charlie Higson) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Nameless City (By: Michael Scott) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Spear of Destiny (By: Marcus Sedgwick) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Roots of Evil (By: Philip Reeve) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tip of the Tongue (By: Patrick Ness) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Something Borrowed: Sixth Doctor (By: Eoin Colfer,Richelle Mead) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Doctor Who (By: Malorie Blackman) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spore (By: Alex Scarrow) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mystery of the Haunted Cottage: Tenth Doctor (By: Derek Landy) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nothing O'Clock (By: Neil Gaiman) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lights Out (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Spiderwick Chronicles - Companion Books Books

with Tony DiTerlizzi
Notebook for Fantastical Observations (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spiderwick's Notebook for Fantastical Observations (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Care and Feeding of Sprites (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Chronicles of Spiderwick (With: Tony DiTerlizzi) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Full-Blooded Fantasy(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Young Warriors: Stories of Strength(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Swashbuckling Fantasy(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Restless Dead(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magic in the Mirrorstone(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wilde Stories 2008: The Best of the Year's Gay Speculative Fiction(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twenty-First Annual Collection(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ravens in the Library: Magic in the Bard's Name(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Half-Minute Horrors(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloody Fabulous(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombies vs. Unicorns(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Teeth: Vampire Tales(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bewere the Night(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Welcome to Bordertown(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Happily Ever After(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Circus: Fantasy Under the Big Top(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lightspeed Magazine, May 2013(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Duets(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magic City: Recent Spells(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Nine(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My True Love Gave to Me(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories By Women(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Press Start to Play(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Doctor Who: Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Holly Black is one of the famous and bestselling American authors of the contemporary and fantasy genres. Other than being a writer, she is also a reputed editor and producer. Many of her novels based on the children’s fantasy and horror genres have become bestsellers in a number of countries worldwide.

Holly is particularly well known for writing down the novels of the very popular Spiderwick Chronicles series. The success of the novels of the series also goes to the author, Tony DiTerlizzi as much as Holly, because he has collaborated with her in a considerable way in writing down the novels of the Spiderwick Chronicles series.

Apart from this novel series, author Holly has written a few other successful novel series’ in her writing career. One of them is the Modern Tale of Faerie series, which is based on the young adult genre. Holly was born on November 10, 1971 in West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States.

During the early growing years of author Holly her family used to live in a decrepit old house of the Victorian age in New Jersey. She grew up in the same house and went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of New Jersey in the subject of English in the year 1994. After her education, she began working for a journal house as a production editor on the medical journals.

One of the famous journals that she worked on is The Journal of Plain. During that time, Holly also enrolled herself at the Rutgers University for her higher studies. Thinking of having a backup career. Holly considered herself becoming a librarian. But, she was drawn away because of her interest in writing novels. By then, Holly had contributed to the role playing culture magazine named d8 by editing it in the year 1996.

In the year 1999, she got married to her high school sweetheart named Theo Black, who is an accomplished web designer and illustrator. Holly had stated in the year 2008 that she was living with her husband in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Author Holly Black started her writing career in the year 2002 when her first novel was published. The sequel to the first novel ‘Tithe’, titled ‘Valiant’ went on to win the Andre Norton Award in the category of the best young adult and fantasy novel of the year in its inaugural function in the year 2005. Her novels Valiant and Ironside ranked 4th and 6th in the list of the top young adult novels of the year by the Locus Awards.

Holly began working on the Spiderwick Chronicles series in the year 2003. The 5th novel of the series went on to feature on the top of the list of New York Times Bestseller novels of the year 2004. The success of the series allowed it to be adapted into a movie in the year 2008. A 5-book series called as Magisterium, which was co-written by authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, who is also her best friend, was acquired by the Scholastic in the year 2012.

The series is optioned by the Constantin Films production house to make a film based on it. Holly has also written dozens of short stories and has co-edited three anthologies in her career. She has also served as the co-executive producer of the movie adaptation of the series, Spiderwick Chronicles. The film is based entirely on the novel series. Author Holly has also allowed the series to be released as a video game developed by the Stormfront Studios.

The Modern Faerie Tales series written by author Holly Black consists of a total of 3 novels published between the years 2002 and 2007. Each novel of the series features a different set of characters and plot setting.

The first novel of the series was published in the year 2002 by the Margaret K. McElderry Books publishing house. It was titled ‘Tithe’ and revolved around the lives of the central characters Kaye Fierch, Cornelius Stone, Janet Stone, Ellen Fierch, and Rath Roiben Rye.

The plot of the novel is set in New Jersey, United States. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Kaye Fierch is introduced as 16 year old modern nomad. He is described by the author as an independent and a fierce person. Kaye is required to along with the rock band with her mother from city to city. She continues to do it as a regular pattern in her life until she is involved in an ominous attack, which forces her to be back to the house where she has spent her childhood days.

There in her hometown, Kaye Fierch lands in the middle of the industrial and the blue collar backdrop of New Jersey. Soon, she finds herself as an unwilling pawn stuck in a century old power struggle between two arch rival faerie kingdoms. The power struggle seems to be dangerous for her and could cost her her life if she does not act quickly and find a solution to get out it.

The success of the novel allowed it to be nominated for the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award in the Children’s Literature category in the year 2008. It was also nominated for the Abraham Lincoln Award in the same year. The second novel of the series was published under the title ‘Valiant’.

It was published by the Simon Pulse publishing house in the year 2005.

The plot of the novel revolves around the lives of the main characters Luis, Ravus, and Valerie Russell and is set in the New York City, New York, United States. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Valerie Russell is introduced as 17 year old girl who runs away from her home to the New York City. She attempted to do so in order to escape from her life that has betrayed utterly. Valerie takes up a new identity and joins a gang of squatters living in the labyrinthine subway system in New York City.

But, there seems to be something beguiling about the new friends of Valerie Russell. When one of her new friends persuades her to track down the lair of a mysterious and weird creature, she finds out that all of them are involved with it. Soon, she finds herself torn between her new affection for the honorable monster and her sense of fear about seeing her new friends becoming something else. The novel became highly successful and went on to be nominated for a couple of prestigious awards like the Andre Norton Award in the year 2005 and the Mythopoetic Award in the year 2008. It was also shortlisted for The Inky Awards for Silver Inky in the year 2007

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