Kristin Cashore

Kristin Cashore

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So, here's the short tale of me: I grew up in the countryside of northeastern Pennsylvania in a village with cows and barns and beautiful views from the top of the hill and all that good stuff. I lived in a rickety old house with my parents, three sisters, and a scattering of cats, and I READ READ READ READ READ. I read while brushing my teeth, I read while chopping parsley, the first thing I reached for when I woke up in the morning was my book; the only two places I didn't read were in the car and in bed. What did I do then? The one thing I liked even more than reading: I daydreamed.

And so, without knowing it, I was

Kristin Cashore isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
Greetings from the Worst Blogger Ever. I'm sorry I've been such an absent blogger lately! First it was because I was taking a much-needed work break, and now it's because all I ever do is work. I have a new book and I'm so excited for the day when I'm finally allowed to tell you guys a bit about it. For the moment, I'm working hard at it, trying to get it finalized. It's a strange book, and I... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.09 · 419,336 ratings · 30,747 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Graceling (Graceling Realm,...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 245,509 ratings — published 2008 — 77 editions
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Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 109,427 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Bitterblue (Graceling Realm...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 63,997 ratings — published 2012 — 43 editions
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Kristin Cashore eSampler
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 395 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Die sieben Königreiche: Die...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2015
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Pack Los Siete Reinos
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Graceling Fire Bitterblue
Graceling Realm (3 books)
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“I'm not going to wear a red dress," she said.
"It would look stunning, My Lady," she called.
She spoke to the bubbles gathered on the surface of the water. "If there's anyone I wish to stun at dinner, I'll hit him in the face.”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling

“When a monster stopped behaving like a monster, did it stop being a monster? Did it become something else?”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling

“How absurd it was that in all seven kingdoms, the weakest and most vulnerable of people - girls, women - went unarmed and were taught nothing of fighting, while the strong were trained to the highest reaches of their skill.”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling


DonnaR has listed her choices for the November Fantasy selection to start on Nov. 1.

We checked the Amazon UK store to verify availability - I know that doesn't cover the world, but hopefully it'll translate into wider availability ...

  9 votes 52.9%

  5 votes 29.4%

  2 votes 11.8%

  1 vote 5.9%

17 total votes

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