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Holly Black - Author

About the Author

Holly Black is the co-creator of THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES. A New York Times No. 1 bestselling phenomenon, the series has been described as 'vintage Victorian fantasy' and has been made into a hugely sucessful film. The books have been translated into 32 languages. Holly Black lives with her husband in Massachusetts.

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The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

Author: Holly Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Number 1 New York Times bestseller. An intoxicating and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince., nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 'Holly Black is the Faerie Queen' - Victoria Aveyard I have heard that for mortals, the feeling of falling in love is very like the feeling of fear. Jude has tricked Cardan onto the throne, binding him to her for a year and a day. But the new High King does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undimmed. Meanwhile, a traitor in the court is scheming against her. Jude must fight for her life and the lives of those she loves, all while battling her own complicated feelings for Cardan. Now a year and a day seems like no time at all . . .

The Modern Faerie Tales Tithe; Valiant; Ironside

The Modern Faerie Tales Tithe; Valiant; Ironside

Author: Holly Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

In Tithe, sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she drifts from place to place with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the blue-collar New Jersey backdrop, Kaye finds herself an unwilling pawn in an ancient and violent power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms-a struggle that could very well mean her death. In Valiant, the companion to Tithe, seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system. But there's something eerily beguiling about Val's new friends. When one talks Val into tracking down the lair of a mysterious creature, Val finds herself torn between her affection for an honorable monster and her fear of what her new friends are becoming. In Ironside, the sequel to Tithe, the time has come for Roiben's coronation. Uneasy in the midst of the malevolent Unseelie Court, pixie Kaye is sure of only one thing-her love for Roiben. But when Kaye drunkenly declares herself to Roiben, he sends her on a seemingly impossible quest to find a faerie who can tell a lie. Unable to see Roiben until she has fulfilled his quest, Kaye finds herself in the center of the battle of wits and weapons being waged over his throne.

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

Author: Holly Black Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2019

Number 1 New York Times bestseller. An intoxicating and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince., nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 'Holly Black is the Faerie Queen' - Victoria Aveyard I have heard that for mortals, the feeling of falling in love is very like the feeling of fear. Jude has tricked Cardan onto the throne, binding him to her for a year and a day. But the new High King does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undimmed. Meanwhile, a traitor in the court is scheming against her. Jude must fight for her life and the lives of those she loves, all while battling her own complicated feelings for Cardan. Now a year and a day seems like no time at all . . .

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

Author: Holly Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2019

Number 1 New York Times bestseller. An intoxicating and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince., nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 'Holly Black is the Faerie Queen' - Victoria Aveyard I have heard that for mortals, the feeling of falling in love is very like the feeling of fear. Jude has tricked Cardan onto the throne, binding him to her for a year and a day. But the new High King does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undimmed. Meanwhile, a traitor in the court is scheming against her. Jude must fight for her life and the lives of those she loves, all while battling her own complicated feelings for Cardan. Now a year and a day seems like no time at all . . .

Lost Sisters: The Folk of the Air Novella

Lost Sisters: The Folk of the Air Novella

Author: Holly Black Format: eBook Release Date: 02/10/2018

Sometimes the difference between a love story and a horror story is where the ending comesWhile Jude fought for power in the Court of Elfhame against the cruel Prince Cardan, her sister Taryn began to fall in love with the trickster, Locke.Half-apology and half-explanation, it turns out that Taryn has some secrets of her own to reveal.The Lost Sisters is a companion e-novella to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince, by master writer Holly Black.

The Wrath of Mulgarath

The Wrath of Mulgarath

Author: Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Prepare to enter the magical world of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the bestselling series from Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black! Now reissued in beautiful hardback editions, perfect for fans of the series as well as a new generation of readers. Having only narrowly managed to escape the clutches of the faerie world, the Grace children, Jared, Simon and Mallory, return home to find it has been ransacked by the evil creature Mulgarath in his search for Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide. Not only is the precious guide now missing, so is the children's mother... With the help of some friendly faces in the magical world, the children now have to work out how to find Mulgarath, the guide and, most importantly, save their mother from the faerie world before it's too late...

The Ironwood Tree

The Ironwood Tree

Author: Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Prepare to enter the magical world of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the bestselling series from Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black! Now reissued in beautiful hardback editions, perfect for fans of the series as well as a new generation of readers. With the disappearance of Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide, the Grace children were hoping the faerie world would finally leave them alone. But then a pack of smelly goblins snatch Simon and a band of elves try to entrap Jared and it's clear that the magical creatures are still keeping an eye on the three siblings. So when the children notice unusual activity near the abandoned quarry just outside of town, they decide to investigate only to discover a creature with plans to rule the faerie world ... whatever the cost ...

Magisterium: The Golden Tower

Magisterium: The Golden Tower

Author: Holly Black, Cassandra Clare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/2018

The final, thrilling instalment in this extraordinary series from bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare. A generation ago, powerful mage Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed . . . but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt. Facing up to what he is, Callum has battled chaos and evil across four years of magical training at the Magisterium, eventually defeating the armies of chaos in an epic battle. It came at a cost. Now, triumphant and heartbroken, Callum Hunt has just about had enough, and is ready to complete his training. But the evil Callum faced has not given up just yet . . .

Magisterium: The Golden Tower

Magisterium: The Golden Tower

Author: Holly Black, Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 13/09/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Golden Tower by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, read by Paul Boehmer. A generation ago, powerful mage Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed . . . but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt.Facing up to what he is, Callum has battled chaos and evil across four years of magical training at the Magisterium, eventually defeating the armies of chaos in an epic battle.It came at a cost.Now, triumphant and heartbroken, Callum Hunt has just about had enough, and is ready to complete his training. But the evil Callum faced has not given up just yet . . .

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

Author: Holly Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

A dark jewel of a book . . . intoxicating - Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six of Crows Nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The terrifying assassin abducts all three girls to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed in the royal court but mocked and tormented by the Faerie royalty for being mortal. As Jude grows older, she realises that she will need to take part in the dangerous deceptions of the fey to ever truly belong. But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan . . . Dramatic and thrilling fantasy blends seamlessly with enthralling storytelling to create a fully realised and seductive world, brimful of magic and romance.

Lucinda's Secret

Lucinda's Secret

Author: Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Prepare to enter the magical world of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the bestselling series from Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black! Now reissued in beautiful hardback editions, perfect for fans of the series as well as a new generation of readers. Things at the Spiderwick estate are out of control. As if being attacked by goblins and a bridge troll wasn't enough, now the house boggart, Thimbletack, is out to get Jared. Meanwhile, Simon has a very hungry griffon recuperating in the carriage house, and Mallory is convinced that the only way to stop the madness is to destroy Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide. But with all kinds of creatures after them, the Guide seems to be the only protection the Grace kids have. If they could just figure out the faeries want it so badly...

Magisterium : N(deg) 4 - Le masque d'argent

Magisterium : N(deg) 4 - Le masque d'argent

Author: Holly Black, Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

See below for English translation.Le feu aspire à brûler, l'eau aspire à couler, l'air aspire à s'élever, la terre aspire à souder et le chaos aspire à engloutir.Cal aspire à vivre. Mais maintenant que la vérité a éclaté et que tout le monde sait que l'ennemi de la mort sommeille en Cal, celui-ci devra fuir s'il veut survivre. Enfermé au Panopticon, inlassablement interrogé et sous surveillance accrue, ses chances de s'évader et de retrouver Carnage et Tamara s'amenuisent de jour en jour…Une fois de plus, le bien et le mal s'entremêleront jusqu'à être indissociables.Ce quatrième tome de la série lève le voile sur les questions qui tenaillent les admirateurs assidus depuis plusieurs mois. A generation ago, Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed . . . but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt.Now Call is one of the most feared and reviled students in the history of the Magisterium. As a result, he's been imprisoned and interrogated. Everyone wants to know what Constantine was up to — and how he lives on...Will Call escape, and if so, what will he do with his power? In this spellbinding fourth book of Magisterium, bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare take us beyond the realm of the living and into the dangers of the dead.Original title: Magisterium 4: The Silver Mask

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

Author: Holly Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2018

A dark jewel of a book . . . intoxicating - Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six of Crows Nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The terrifying assassin abducts all three girls to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed in the royal court but mocked and tormented by the Faerie royalty for being mortal. As Jude grows older, she realises that she will need to take part in the dangerous deceptions of the fey to ever truly belong. But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan . . . Dramatic and thrilling fantasy blends seamlessly with enthralling storytelling to create a fully realised and seductive world, brimful of magic and romance.

Cruel Prince

Cruel Prince

Author: Holly Black Format: eBook Release Date: 02/01/2018

An instant bestseller!By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences.In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

Magisterium: The Bronze Key

Magisterium: The Bronze Key

Author: Holly Black, Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Magisterium: The Bronze Key by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black, read by Paul Boehmer.Magic can save youMagic can kill youIt should be a time of celebration. The Enemy of Death is dead; a severed head proof of his downfall. The magical world has no reason to believe otherwise, and Callum, Tamara and Aaron are celebrated as heroes.But at a party held in their honour, things go horribly, brutally wrong. A fellow student is callously murdered, and it seems Call's worst fears are confirmed: there is a spy in the Magisterium.No one is safe.Now, using the powerful magic they've been taught, the trio must risk their lives to track down the killer. But magic is dangerous - in the wrong hands it could bring terrible destruction. And reveal the deadliest secret of all . . .

Magisterium: The Silver Mask

Magisterium: The Silver Mask

Author: Holly Black, Cassandra Clare Format: eBook Release Date: 12/10/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Magisterium: The Silver Mask by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black, read by Paul Boehmer.Callum Hunt's life has fallen apart.His friend is gone. The spy has escaped. His secret is out.He is facing an existence behind bars, banished from the rest of the magical community for what he is - for what he might become.But a shocking revelation has promised freedom - at a cost. Will he stay strong, and faithful to his friends and teachers? Or take the risk, and destroy everything he's ever loved?This fourth year at the Magisterium will be unlike anything else that has gone before . . . 'I can't wait to read more of this series!' - Rick Riordan