Hilari Bell




Kimberl...
5,218 books | 768 friends

Mandi
249 books | 18 friends

Isel
2,250 books | 7 friends

Hope To...
408 books | 621 friends

Marie
2,499 books | 457 friends

Angie L...
7,334 books | 208 friends

Elias
1,083 books | 147 friends

Tiana
293 books | 100 friends

More friends…



Hilari Bell

Goodreads Author


born
in Denver, The United States
gender
female

website

twitter username

member since
October 2010


About this author

As far as writing is concerned, I call myself the poster child for persistence. Songs of Power, the first novel I sold, was the 5th novel I'd written. When it sold I was working on novel #13. The next to sell, Navohar, was #12, and the next, A Matter of Profit, was #9. The Goblin Wood was #6, and the first Sorahb book, Flame (later renamed Farsala: Fall of a Kingdom), will be #15. You get the picture.

My reviews: Mea culpa! I got onto Goodreads years ago, and haven't been reviewing--but I now mean to start! I should add that as writer, I tend to read a bit more critically. Or at least, when I think a book is going off the rails I usually see technical, writer problems with it. In short, any time a book stops working for me, that author becom
...more


3 likes · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on June 22, 2011 14:09 • 270 views
Average rating: 3.88 · 21,401 ratings · 1,439 reviews · 107 distinct works · Similar authors
Fall of a Kingdom (The Fars...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 4,164 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rise of a Hero (The Farsala...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,885 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Goblin Wood (Goblin Woo...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,977 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Forging the Sword (The Fars...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,799 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Last Knight (Knight and...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 2,028 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rogue's Home (Knight and Ro...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 828 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shield of Stars (The Shield...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 813 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Player's Ruse (Knight and R...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 678 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sword of Waters (The Sh...
by
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 600 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Wizard Test
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 606 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Hilari Bell…
Fall of a Kingdom Rise of a Hero Forging the Sword
The Farsala Trilogy (3 books)
by
3.904703850452098 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 9,843 ratings

The Goblin Wood The Goblin Gate The Goblin War
Goblin Wood (3 books)
by
3.912099549907334 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 3,777 ratings

The Last Knight Rogue's Home Player's Ruse Thief's War Scholar's Plot
Knight and Rogue (5 books)
by
4.005968529571351 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,686 ratings

Shield of Stars The Sword of Waters Crown of Earth
The Shield, Sword, and Crown (3 books)
by
3.9075492341356672 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,828 ratings

Trickster's Girl Traitor's Son
Raven Duet (2 books)
by
3.173620457604307 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 743 ratings

More series by Hilari Bell…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Hilari's Recent Updates

Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Tricked by Kevin Hearne
Tricked (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #4)
by Kevin Hearne (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Hammered by Kevin Hearne
Hammered (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #3)
by Kevin Hearne (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Hexed by Kevin Hearne
Hexed (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #2)
by Kevin Hearne (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Hounded by Kevin Hearne
Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1)
by Kevin Hearne (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell rated a book 5 of 5 stars
How to Use MailChimp for Beginners by Adam Netherlund
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell made a comment on new book
" Oooooh! Can't wait. "
Hilari Bell and 247 other people liked Lois McMaster Bujold's blog post: new book
"I am pleased to report that a new Cordelia Vorkosigan novel has been sold to Baen Books for publication, tentatively, in February of 2016. The title is Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen. It is not a war story. It is about grownups. And that is ..." Read more of this blog post »
Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Concealed in Death by J.D. Robb
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hilari Bell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Festive in Death by J.D. Robb
Festive in Death (In Death, #39)
by J.D. Robb
read in December, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
I love the In Death books, but I have to say I prefer the lighter ones over those that are darker and more grim. Which means that many of my favorites are the ones that fall on the holidays, and Festive in Death doesn’t disappoint. There is, of cours ...more
Hilari Bell wants to read
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Hilari's books…
“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people, some of the time, but you can fool yourself anytime you need to badly enough.”
Hilari Bell, Navohar
tags: humor

“In his opinion, working was vastly overrated. Particularly as a way to build character, for everyone who engaged in it was far too snappish and fussy, and seemed to have no manners at all.”
Hilari Bell, Crown of Earth

“Today, salute, mile, serve, deep. And I am never doing that again.-Kavi”
Hilari Bell

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Young Adult Ficti...: Fall of a kingdom By hilari bell 1 19 Oct 02, 2008 11:46AM  
100+ Books in 2015: Natalie's 2009 List 2 201 Aug 07, 2009 08:54AM  
SciFi and Fantasy...: What are you reading in September 2010? 76 173 Sep 30, 2010 08:30PM  
Glens Falls (NY) ...: What are U reading these days? (PART SIX) (2010) 1059 225 Dec 31, 2010 08:12PM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Darcy's 2011 Books 13 313 Jan 01, 2011 06:54PM  
Study Buddies: Monthly Reading Group? Anybody? 64 154 Feb 07, 2011 10:32AM  
Everything Parano...: On The Hunt (Word Search Challenge #1) 51 83 Mar 20, 2011 01:05PM  
TBR - To Be Referred: This topic has been closed to new comments. October TBR Listing-COMPLETED 63 33 Dec 30, 2011 10:18PM  



No comments have been added yet.