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Cindy Pon

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in taipei, Taiwan
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ursula le guin, iris murdoch

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Cindy Pon is the author of Silver Phoenix (Greenwillow, 2009), which was named one of the Top Ten Fantasy and Science Fiction Books for Youth by the American Library Association's Booklist, and one of 2009′s best Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror by VOYA. The sequel to Silver Phoenix, titled Fury of the Phoenix, was released in April 2011. Serpentine, the first title in her next Xia duology, released in September 2015 (Month9Books). Sacrifice, the sequel is due out in September 2016. WANT, a near-future thriller set in Taipei will release in summer 2017 (Simon Pulse). She is the co-founder of Diversity in YA with Malinda Lo and on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. Cindy is also a Chinese brush painting student of over a decade. ...more

In keeping with tradition, I’ll post my best

books read in the year. This year was my Born

Again Author year, :) with heavy travels the

majority of the year, as well as managing the

day to day aspects and challenges of taking care

of a family. I haven’t done a tally, but I think

I’ve read less than previous years. but I still

did read! And some fantastic novels too.


Listed in the order I read them…


daughters


 


 


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“expect nothing, be pleasantly surprised.”
Cindy Pon

“A plate of roast duck, steamed dumplings, spicy noodles with beef gravy, pickled cucumbers, stewed tongue and eggs if you have them, cold please, and sticky rice pearls, too,' Ai Ling said, before the server girl could open her mouth. "I don't know what he wants." Ai Ling nodded toward Chen Yong.

'I'm not sure I have enough coins to order anything more,' he said, laughing.”
Cindy Pon, Silver Phoenix

“The punishment of vertical rending was given to those who had destroyed marriages to satisfy their own lust.”
Cindy Pon, Fury of the Phoenix

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“expect nothing, be pleasantly surprised.”
Cindy Pon

“A plate of roast duck, steamed dumplings, spicy noodles with beef gravy, pickled cucumbers, stewed tongue and eggs if you have them, cold please, and sticky rice pearls, too,' Ai Ling said, before the server girl could open her mouth. "I don't know what he wants." Ai Ling nodded toward Chen Yong.

'I'm not sure I have enough coins to order anything more,' he said, laughing.”
Cindy Pon, Silver Phoenix

“There are thousands of other women to choose from. You understand me? And this court runs on ambition alone.”
Cindy Pon, Fury of the Phoenix

“The punishment of vertical rending was given to those who had destroyed marriages to satisfy their own lust.”
Cindy Pon, Fury of the Phoenix

“Stone.”
Cindy Pon, Serpentine

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message 19: by Cindy

Cindy Libertad wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, I look forward to your work Cindy =D"

i hope you enjoy the reads, libertad!


Libertad Araceli Thanks for accepting my friend request, I look forward to your work Cindy =D


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Cindy Emily wrote: "Thanks Cindy for accepting my friend request :)"

thanks for asking to be a friend! =D


Emily  Cross Thanks Cindy for accepting my friend request :)


message 15: by Cindy

Cindy Marina wrote: "Hey Cindy,
Thanks for the friendship!
Marina
(Gogirl on BBs.)"


didn't see this till now. thank you! =D


message 14: by Marina

Marina Hey Cindy,
Thanks for the friendship!
Marina
(Gogirl on BBs.)


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Cindy Cinda wrote: "Hi, Cindy, glad to be FB friends!!

Cinda"


thanks for adding me!
i can't wait to read The Gray Wolf Throne!


message 12: by Cinda

Cinda Hi, Cindy, glad to be FB friends!!

Cinda


message 11: by Cindy

Cindy Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Cindy! :)"

thank you too!!


message 10: by Sangria

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Cindy! :)


message 9: by Cindy

Cindy Karen wrote: "Hi Ms. Pon! :D I'm that crazy fan that e-mailed you today..Karen, remember me? XD

Just wanting to say hi, and great job on your novels! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy of Fury of the Phoenix..."


haha! hi karen! *waves* i emailed you back!


message 8: by Karen

Karen Hi Ms. Pon! :D I'm that crazy fan that e-mailed you today..Karen, remember me? XD

Just wanting to say hi, and great job on your novels! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy of Fury of the Phoenix! See you at your tour stop in Cambridge :D

Please do not think me too stalker-ish for saying hi to you on multiple sites :D


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friend request, Cindy.


message 6: by Cindy

Cindy Thenia wrote: "Thank you for accepting me as your friend! I just finished your book and I can't wait to see what happens next!

Keep up the good work! :)"


thank you thenia! i'm working hard on the sequel
now. =) it's out in april 2011! you can add Fury
of the Phoenix to your goodreads!


Thenia Thank you for accepting me as your friend! I just finished your book and I can't wait to see what happens next!

Keep up the good work! :)


message 4: by Cindy

Cindy Creative wrote: "Hey Cindy :) As part of your contest, is it okay if people copied your post into their blog? (Loved your book trailer, by the way!)

-CA"


if it has my cover image and / or link to my trailer, of course! =D thank you! just make sure you comment on the post at goodreads or my actual blog post! cheers!




Creative A Hey Cindy :) As part of your contest, is it okay if people copied your post into their blog? (Loved your book trailer, by the way!)

-CA


message 2: by Liz

Liz Good to see you here-- your book sounds wonderful!


Suzanne Hi Cindy,

Welcome to Goodreads.

Suzanne


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