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Maria V. Snyder

Autor(a) de Poison Study

54+ Works 20,444 Membros 1,028 Reviews 91 Favorited

About the Author

Maria V. Snyder was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University in 1988, before deciding to become a novelist in 1995. Snyder graduated with a Master's degree in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill mostrar mais University in 2007. The first two books in Snyder's popular fantasy/romance Study series, Poison Study and Magic Study, were Booksense picks in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Poison Study received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, and Magic Study was a RITA Award finalist. Dawn Study which is Book 6 of the Study series made the Februaury 2017 bestsellers list. Snyder has also written science fiction short stories and freelance magazine and newspaper articles, in addition to teaching fiction writing classes at a local college. Her book Spy Glass was published in 2010 and landed on the New York Times bestseller list. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Maria V. Snyder

Poison Study (2005) — Autor — 5,273 cópias
Magic Study (2006) — Autor — 3,126 cópias
Fire Study (2008) — Autor — 2,543 cópias
Storm Glass (2009) — Autor — 1,468 cópias
Sea Glass (2009) 1,065 cópias
Touch of Power (2011) 1,039 cópias
Inside Out (2010) 925 cópias
Spy Glass (2010) 863 cópias
Shadow Study (2015) 594 cópias
Scent of Magic (2012) 575 cópias
Outside In (2011) 451 cópias
Night Study (2016) 414 cópias
Taste of Darkness (2013) 371 cópias
Dawn Study (2017) 343 cópias
Assassin Study (2008) 190 cópias
Navigating the Stars (2018) 176 cópias
Power Study (2008) 147 cópias
Ice Study (2015) 114 cópias
The Eyes of Tamburah (2019) 104 cópias
Chasing The Shadows (2019) 91 cópias
Inside (2012) 70 cópias
Defending the Galaxy (2020) 69 cópias
The Study Series Bundle (2008) 56 cópias
Spirited: 13 Haunting Tales (2011) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
The Study of Poisons (2023) 37 cópias
The City of Zirdai (2021) 37 cópias
The King of Koraha (2021) 34 cópias
Storm Watcher (2013) 29 cópias
Opal Cowan Trilogy (2010) 11 cópias
Up to the Challenge (2022) 10 cópias
Poison Study / Storm Glass (2011) 6 cópias
E-Time 4 cópias
Studie jedu (Study, #1) (2020) 2 cópias
Welcome 2 cópias
Capturing Images 1 exemplar(es)
Mongrel 1 exemplar(es)
Cursing the Weather 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire (2009) — Contribuinte — 425 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance (2009) — Contribuinte — 417 cópias
Corsets and Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances (2011) — Contribuinte — 296 cópias
Running with the Pack (2010) — Contribuinte — 150 cópias
Brave New Love (2012) — Contribuinte — 84 cópias
Bewere the Night (2011) — Contribuinte — 79 cópias
After Hours: Tales from Ur-Bar (2011) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre (2013) — Contribuinte — 45 cópias
Bloody Fabulous (2012) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
The Stories in Between: A Between Books Anthology (2009) — Contribuinte — 24 cópias
Grease Monkeys: The Heart and Soul of Dieselpunk (2023) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias

Etiquetado

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Membros

Discussions

Poison taster main character magic em Name that Book (Outubro 2015)
fantasy book: theobroma em Name that Book (Setembro 2012)

Resenhas

Loved the first book in this trilogy, the second book less, and this one just wasn't for me.
½
 
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ilsevr1977 | outras 128 resenhas | May 15, 2024 |
Not as good as the first novel in the series, the protagonist is now a full-on Mary Sue and the author is unapologetic about it. The plot is thin, the world-building vastly less interesting than in Poison Study, the villain is the SISTER of the villain in Poison Study for um no apparent reason?, all the characters progressively get more boring and seem to be more like caricatures than actual interesting people. A lot of the interactions read like a shitty rpg session.

I will read the next novel purely because I already own it.… (mais)
 
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73pctGeek | outras 135 resenhas | Mar 5, 2024 |
Worse than Magic Study, sigh. A direct continuation of the events of the previous book, and worse in all ways. Worse characterisation, worse plot, worse dialog, worse writing, just... worse. All worse.

I’m glad I'm done with it.
 
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73pctGeek | outras 128 resenhas | Mar 5, 2024 |
I always have so much fun reading Snyder's stories! From the first chapters, her tales pull me in and intrigue me. "Poison Study" was the same- a very interesting premise with cool characters and a fantasy world that always makes sense and is well developed. I FLEW through this book and am really looking forwards to continuing with the rest of the Study series.
The only downside to Snyder's writing is that I think it lacks a certain lyricism. Her writing is very direct, getting from Point A to Point B with little description or elaboration on details.
I'm hoping to see more writing style development as the series goes on, but I'll probably like them either way. :D
… (mais)
 
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deborahee | outras 309 resenhas | Feb 23, 2024 |

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Obras
54
Also by
12
Membros
20,444
Popularidade
#1,060
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
1,028
ISBNs
312
Idiomas
12
Favorito
91

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