CINDA WILLIAMS CHIMA
Cinda Williams Chima, author of two acclaimed fantasy series for kids and teens will be at Mac's on Wednesday, December 4th at 7 p.m.
The Heir Chronicles young adult contemporary fantasy series includes The Warrior Heir (2006), The Wizard Heir (2007), and The Dragon Heir (2008), all from Hyperion, with The Enchanter Heir coming Oct. 22, 2013. The Heir Chronicles are contemporary fantasy, set in Ohio. The first three books relate to the struggle of the lesser magical guilds (The Warrior Guild, The Sorcerer Guild, the Seer Guild, and the Enchanter Guild) to free themselves from the dominion of the powerful Wizard Guild.
Chima’s best-selling YA high fantasy Seven Realms series launched with The Demon King (2009), followed by The Exiled Queen (2010), The Gray Wolf Throne (2011), and The Crimson Crown (2012).
Chima’s books have received starred reviews in Kirkus and VOYA, among others. They have been named Booksense and Indie Next picks, an International Reading Association Young Adult Choice, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, to the Kirkus Best YA list, and the VOYA Editors’ Choice, Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, and Perfect Tens lists. Her books also appear on numerous state awards lists. Her books have been New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestsellers.