Kelly Link





Kelly Link


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Miami, Florida, The United States
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Kelly Link is an American author of short stories born in 1969. Her stories might be described as slipstream or magic realism: sometimes a combination of science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, and realism.

Average rating: 3.78 · 86,821 ratings · 11,986 reviews · 150 distinct works · Similar authors
Magic for Beginners

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3.85 avg rating — 5,923 ratings — published 2005 — 19 editions
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Stranger Things Happen

3.85 avg rating — 3,859 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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Pretty Monsters: Stories

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3.93 avg rating — 3,779 ratings — published 2008 — 18 editions
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Get in Trouble

3.67 avg rating — 3,015 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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Steampunk! An Anthology of ...

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3.67 avg rating — 3,025 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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Monstrous Affections: An An...

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3.77 avg rating — 609 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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The Best of Lady Churchill'...

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4.05 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Stone Animals

4.10 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Pretty Monsters

3.71 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Trampoline: An Anthology

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3.92 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2003
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February 2015, Kelly Link
"Her Favorite Magic Realism: The short fiction writer recommends "books of the uncanny and the strange," not unlike her new story collection, Get in Trouble." ...More

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“A monster. You and your friends, all of you. Pretty monsters. It's a stage all girls go through. If you're lucky you get through it without doing any permanent damage to yourself or anyone else.”
Kelly Link

“You have to salvage what you can, even if you're the one who buried it in the first place.”
Kelly Link, Pretty Monsters: Stories

“Remember, when you don’t know what to do, it never hurts to play Scrabble. It’s like reading the I Ching or tea leaves.”
Kelly Link

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