Matthew J. Kirby





Matthew J. Kirby

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Matthew Kirby was born in Utah, and grew up in Maryland, California, and Hawaii. As an undergraduate he majored in history, and then went on to pursue an M.S. in school psychology. For ten months out of the year he works with students, and during the rest of the year he writes. He and his wife currently live in northern Utah.



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I have in my hands a new book that I wrote. The real thing, and it’s gorgeous. I think this is my 6th book to be published, which kind of blows me away when I stop to think about it, and so far, the thrill of holding a new book that I’ve written hasn’t diminished [...]
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Average rating: 3.98 · 9,353 ratings · 1,745 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
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Icefall
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Cave of Wonders (Infinity R...
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The Arctic Code
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A Taste for Monsters
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“Sometimes, when we want something so badly, we fear failure more than we fear being without that thing.”
Matthew J. Kirby, Icefall

“In life, the hardest decisions often have to be made more than once. But each time, it gets easier.”
Matthew J. Kirby, Icefall

“He waved to the city and said good-bye.
The city responded by carrying on the way it always did, traffic moving forward uninterrupted, without slowing, as if it were trying to demonstrate its permanence and show him it would still be there if he ever wanted to return. That promise was the best and only thing he could ask of it.”
Matthew J. Kirby, The Clockwork Three

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