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Kristin Cashore

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About the Author

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(eng) Kristin Cashore has been writing in-house type educational publications for several years; those nonfiction early readers in topics such as history, politics and biology are written by the SAME Kristin Cashore who authored (novels) Graceling and Fire. Please do not split the author!


Tekijän teokset

Syntymälahja (2008) 10,392 kappaletta
Fire (2009) 5,490 kappaletta
Bitterblue (2012) 3,438 kappaletta
Jane, Unlimited (2017) 703 kappaletta
Winterkeep (2021) 637 kappaletta
Seasparrow (2022) 229 kappaletta
Graceling Graphic Novel (2021) 111 kappaletta
Insect or Arachnid? (2005) 31 kappaletta
Grow a Tomato! (2005) 24 kappaletta
Warm and Fuzzy (2005) 22 kappaletta
Kristin Cashore eSampler (2012) 15 kappaletta
Dangerous Storms (2009) 14 kappaletta
Storm Danger! (2005) 13 kappaletta
Abraham Lincoln (2005) 11 kappaletta
Rob, Mom, and Socks (2005) 9 kappaletta
The Market Adventure (2009) 7 kappaletta
D Is for Democracy (2005) 7 kappaletta
Polar Life (Science 2006) (2005) 7 kappaletta
Take The Subway (2005) 6 kappaletta
Our Government (Social Studies) (2005) 6 kappaletta
The Show Must Go On! (2005) 5 kappaletta
Urbanization of America (2005) 4 kappaletta
Tom and Pam (2005) 4 kappaletta
That's Entertainment! (2005) 4 kappaletta
Growing and Changing Cities (2005) 3 kappaletta
Lights, Camera, Action! (2005) 3 kappaletta
New Problems New Solutions (2005) 3 kappaletta
A Vet for All Animals 2 kappaletta
Výjimečná (2009) 1 kappale
Sir Tom (2005) 1 kappale
Sir Tom (2005) 1 kappale
Swamp Life 1 kappale
Water on Earth 1 kappale
What is Light? 1 kappale

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Simmons College (M.A.|Children's Literature)
Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
dog runner
packer in candy factory
editorial assistant
legal assistant
freelance writer
Faye Bender
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Kristin Cashore grew up in a rural area of the northeast Pennsylvania, as the second of four daughters. During her childhood she read constantly. She received a bachelor's degree from Williams College and a master's from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College, where she worked with Liza Ketchum and was named a Virginia Haviland Scholar. She has worked as a dog runner, a packer in a candy factory, an editorial assistant, and a legal assistant. She is a freelance educational writer who writes content for textbooks and teacher editions, as well as book reviews for The Horn Book Guide and other publications. Since 2008 she also wrote fantasy novels for Young Adults.

She has lived in Pennsylvania, Florida, Sydney, Boston, Cambridge, Austin, Italy and even London before settling, for the moment, in Massachusetts.
Kristin Cashore has been writing in-house type educational publications for several years; those nonfiction early readers in topics such as history, politics and biology are written by the SAME Kristin Cashore who authored (novels) Graceling and Fire. Please do not split the author!




In a world where there were not so many somewhat more original, somewhat better constructed, and somewhat more well paced books featuring young women with special powers and difficult relatives, I would have rated this somewhat more highly. Graceling Katsa, an exemplary fighter from childhood with speed, endurance, accuracy is used as a enforcer by her uncle the King but has her own agenda. After meeting Po a graceling with different but similarly effective talents she realizes that she can and must claim her own freedom.… (lisätietoja)
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quondame | 574 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 11, 2023 |
Representation: N/A?
Trigger warnings: Death of a character in the past, blood depiction, near-death experience, animal death, hypothermia, blood depiction, physical injury
Score: Six points out of ten.
This review can also be found on The StoryGraph.

I recently added this book to my list and I had high expectations for this considering I've never read from this author before and this is a start of a series but unfortunately I have two statements to make, one I was underwhelmed by this and probably won't continue with the series and two, oh wait the library I got this from only has the first book and won't get the sequels since they got their last batch this year. Where do I even begin? It starts with the main character Katsa or Kat for short and she lives in one of the seven kingdoms of this world; that's where the first problems with this book emerge. First off is the worldbuilding, it's just not there, there's no explanation for how the kingdoms were formed or the Grace system, I can't wrap my head around it. Second off is the characters, they weren't that fleshed out and the only thing that made Katsa special is that she can kill people with her bare hands and she has different coloured eyes, the other people were meh and the pacing is slow to say the least. Now with that out of the way Katsa initially lives by herself until she meets this person called Prince Po who is a sovereign of a kingdom whose name I forgot and that is why readers consider this a "romantasy", a fantasy romance like Fourth Wing however I wasn't a fan of this one. Most of the book revolves around Katsa's new relationship with Po and there were some events that garnered some interest like that horse scene and meeting new people like Leck who dies later and Bitterblue, I struggled to find a connection with them even when Bitterblue got better at fighting with Katsa's help. That's essentially it. What a shame.… (lisätietoja)
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Law_Books600 | 574 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 3, 2023 |
I liked this book but not nearly as much as Graceling. It had a pacing problem for me. I thought ultimately it was a little long. The story would have been better if it was tightened up. There was a lot of redundancy in The plot. No one captivated me either. I was interested in the characters but not breathless with where they would go next. Still a fun read and has done nothing to diminish my desire to read Biterblue.
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cdaley | 290 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 2, 2023 |
A fun book with a really interesting main character. I liked the world building on this one a lot. It was hard for me to not jump right into the next book. The live story in the book was really touching also. This book was a lot of fun to read. I am glad the the scone one is out and the third one is coming in May.
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cdaley | 574 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 2, 2023 |



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