Jill Criswell

more photos (6)

year in books
JD
JD
375 books | 503 friends

Luciann...
29,870 books | 1,305 friends

Tasha T...
1 book | 77 friends

Austin ...
688 books | 878 friends

Timo Na...
65 books | 140 friends

Valerie...
844 books | 45 friends

Benjamin
772 books | 47 friends


Jill Criswell

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
March 2018


Jill Criswell is a writer of Young Adult Historical Fantasy. She was born and raised in the swamps of northeastern Florida. She earned degrees in English and Psychology and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. Her greatest passion, besides reading and writing, is traveling the world; she’s visited fifty countries across six continents, falling in love with places like Iceland, Namibia, and Cambodia. She works as a university English teacher and lives in South Carolina, near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with her husband and daughter (who is named after a volcano in Iceland).

Average rating: 3.85 · 857 ratings · 268 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Beasts of the Frozen Sun (F...

3.83 avg rating — 699 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kingdom of Ice and Bone (Fr...

3.91 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 2020 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Souls of Fire and Steel (Fr...

4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — expected publication 2021 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

You Don’t Have To Write Right Now

Since the Coronavirus has trapped people in their homes, I’ve seen a lot of posts and conversations on social media full of inspiration and calls to action for writers—both established and aspiring—to KEEP ON WRITING!!!! Because ART IS AS IMPORTANT AS EVER!!!! [Insert various emojis and gifs that reflect saccharine absurdity, you know, in case the all caps and excessive exclamation points didn’t c Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on April 17, 2020 09:00 Tags: coronavirus, editing, getting-published, jill-criswell, revising, writer, writing, writing-community
Beasts of the Frozen Sun Kingdom of Ice and Bone Souls of Fire and Steel
(3 books)
by
3.85 avg rating — 857 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Beasts of the Frozen Sun (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
3 chapters   —   updated Jul 15, 2019 05:12AM
Description: This is the epilogue and first two chapters from my debut novel, Beasts of the Frozen Sun, a young adult fantasy inspired by Viking invasions in Ireland. It's about a girl with the power to read a person's soul who saves the enemy warrior sent to attack her village, and the forbidden bond between them that sparks a war between gods and men.
Godsgrave
Jill Criswell is currently reading
by Jay Kristoff (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Jill’s Recent Updates

Jill Criswell is now friends with Timo Nazaire
131421383
Jill Criswell rated a book really liked it
Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell started reading
Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell finished reading
Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell wants to read
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell wants to read
Lore by Alexandra Bracken
Lore
by Alexandra Bracken (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell started reading
Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell rated a book really liked it
Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell rated a book really liked it
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jill Criswell is currently reading
Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jill's books…
“He was carving me. Marking me. I whimpered as blood dripped down my neck. 'Mine,' he said.
A threat and a promise.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“I am a beast to them. You are the only one who lets me be a man.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“He is everything you fear, and worse. He is also everything you hope, and more.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Game Night: Teen Vampire 525 43 Dec 03, 2020 06:56AM  
“I am a beast to them. You are the only one who lets me be a man.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“He is everything you fear, and worse. He is also everything you hope, and more.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“The blade hovered between us. I could kill him. He could kill me. That’s how it was meant to be—there could be nothing else between us now.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“I brushed my fingers over the black flames of his warrior-mark. There were secrets behind these markings. This man was full of secrets, and I wanted to unravel them.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

“He was carving me. Marking me. I whimpered as blood dripped down my neck. 'Mine,' he said.
A threat and a promise.”
Jill Criswell, Beasts of the Frozen Sun

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 126762 members — last activity 15 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more



No comments have been added yet.