After completing the goblin trilogy, jim went on to write the. The snow queens shadow is the fourth and supposedly final nov. In january of 2012, i decided to try posing like some of the women on fantasy cover art, as a way to try to show the exaggerationand in some cases, the outright absurdityof the poses. The whole puppygate fiasco is still ongoing, and i might weigh in on it a little later down the line, but honestly, there are people out there providing far better commentary than i ever could.
Hes also the author of the princess series of fairy tale retellings as well as the humorous goblin quest trilogy. Thanks to a recent goodreads friend request, i stumbled upon the stepsister scheme, the first novel in jim c. Apocalypse blog tour book smugglers publishing bsp original short stories comics contemporary covers diversity 2014 dystopia fairy tales fantasy giveaways graphic novel halloween historical horror. Hines s hilarious and clever magic ex libris series, where books come alive and libriomancer isaac vainio combats magical threats that spring from the page isaac vainio is a libriomancer, a member of the secret organization founded five centuries ago by johannes gutenberg. In short, its the disney princesses meets charlies angels with snow white, cinderella, and sleeping beauty as the main characters it begins a few months after cinderella called danielle in this version has gotten married. The stepsister scheme princess novels, band 1 jim c.
A lot of thought went into defining the magic system at the heart of the seriesits beginnings, its limitations, its coststhat work shows. Hes an active blogger, and won the 2012 hugo award for best fan more about jim c. She is adjusting to palace life when one of her stepsisters comes to see her. Hes published more than forty short stories as well as numerous fantasy novels, including the humorous jig the dragonslayer trilogy, the princess series, which re. Hines is actively involved in causes that oppose bullying and sexual harassment in the science fiction and fantasy literary fields. Red hoods revenge princess, book 3 by jim c hines book cover, description, publication history. Hines next book is libriomancer, a modernday fantasy about a magicwielding yooper librarian, a hamadryad, a secret society founded by johannes gutenberg, a flaming spider, and an enchanted convertible. The third book in the series gets a little bit further away from the disney princess tropes and more into hines s own world, even if it is a very recognizable medieval fantasy world with all the usual genre staples. He is published by daw books, and his most recent books have appeared on the locus bestseller list. April 1974 in pennsylvania ist ein usamerikanischer fantasyautor.
You know how all those old fairy tales take you through lots of scary adventures until you finally reach that inevitable line. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the stepsister scheme princess book 1. Hines has given us a wonderful adventure from the goblins point of view. Not brilliant or radically inventive, but its perfect comfort reading. Hes published more than forty short stories as well as numerous fantasy novels. Hes an active blogger, and won the 2012 hugo award for best fan writer. Hines is the author of twelve fantasy novels, including the magic ex libris series, the princess series of fairy tale retellings, the humorous goblin quest trilogy, and the fable legends tiein blood of heroes. Hines is the author of numerous fantasy novels, including the magic ex libris series, the princess series of fairy tale retellings, and the humorous goblin quest trilogy.
Hines, of jig the goblin fame, penning the tale, you. The stepsister scheme princess book 1 kindle edition by hines, jim c download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Libriomancer may just be one of the more fun novels published in. Hines first novel was goblin quest, the tale of a nearsighted goblin runt and his pet firespider. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Hines ebury publishing isbn 10 0091953456 isbn 0091953456. Jig the goblin would make an awesome puppet, by the way. Hines is the author of terminal alliance, libriomancer, fable. A collection 21 of my short stories, with an introduction from john scalzi and an afterward by seanan mcguire. Hines penning the tale readers can bet it wont be and they lived happily ever after. Panel discussion w authors jacqueline carey, jim hines and. Hines penning the tale, listeners can bet it wont be and they lived happily ever after. Hines s princess series is just thoroughly enjoyable light fantasy.
Hines andrea hurst march 12, 2012 march 12, 2012 authornomics blog, authornomics interview series with a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Kaz mahoney pointed it to me when we were visiting our favourite book store that would be forbidden planet and i just had to buy it. Ive enjoyed jim hines princess series and have been waiting. His first novel was goblin quest, the tale of a nearsighted goblin runt and his pet firespider. See the complete princess series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. James hines teaches in the department of economics and the law school, and also serves as research director of the business schools office of tax policy research. There is an old story you might have heard it about a young mermaid, the daughter. Hes also written the princess series of fairy tale retellings, and the humorous goblin quest trilogy. Himes attended harvard university as an undergraduate where he was the captain of the lightweight crew and graduated with a bachelor of arts in 1988. Actor and author wil wheaton described the book as too fing cool for words, which is pretty much the best blurb ever. Hines, who attempted to recreate poses from science fiction, fantasy, and romance covers. Hines born april 15, 1974 is an american fantasy writer. It gives hines the opportunity to showcase favorite details of fantasy. Jun 19, 20 relive the historic moment the usas jim hines broke the 10 second barrier in the mens 100m event at the mexico 1968 olympic games.
Hines ebury publishing isbn 10 0091953456 isbn 0091953456 isaac vainio is a libriomancer a member of a more information libriomancer by jim c. I adore fairy tales, and am always on the lookout for fairy tale retellings that seek to breathe fresh life into the bones of a classic, wellknown tale. Hines newest series is the princess series, which retells the stories of snow white, cinderella, and sleeping beauty in an entirely new way. Having created the scenario whereby talia, snow, and danielle work for queen beatrice as her equivalent of charlies angels in the stepsister scheme and complicated their relationship in the mermaids madness, hines. Hines cinderella, snow white, and sleeping beauty with darker backstories and plenty of action first in a trilogy adult book more information the stepsister scheme by jim c. His latest novel is terminal uprising, book two in the humorous science fiction. Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. Stephanie burgis is the author of the dragon with the chocolate heart, the first in a new middle grade fantasy series.
The write stuff monday, march 28 interview with jim c. Youll also get autographed copies of the first books in each of jim s four sff series, as well as the standalone tiein novel fable. Ebook jim c hines as pdf download portable document format. Hines is the author of seven published fantasy novels from daw books, including the humorous goblin quest trilogy which will be rereleased in omnibus form this july and a fourbook series of fairy tale retellings which began with the stepsister scheme because sleeping beauty was always meant to be a ninja, and snow white makes a badass witch. Clicking the series name or book title will take you to information about that series or title.
Hines writing i wrote this piece two years ago, but wanted to get it reposted to the new wordpress site, especially after reading a few of the comments over at genrevilles post on self publishing. Im guessing a lot had to do with my previously published work, particularly the goblin quest series, which has some of the same fantasy and humor feel as the fable game universe. Kindle direct publishing indie digital publishing made easy prime now free 2hour delivery on everyday items. His first professional sale was the awardwinning blade of the bunny, which took first place in the 1998 writers of the future competition and was published in writers of the future xv.
And if you can ignore the pigeon incident, their wedding is a dream come true. Jim hines breaks the 10 second barrier for 100m gold mexico. Blood of heroes, the stepsister scheme, goblin quest, and much more. His first novel was goblin quest, the humorous tale of a nearsighted goblin runt and his pet firespider. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or. Hines ebury publishing isbn 10 0091953456 isbn 0091953456 isaac vainio is a libriomancer a member of a. Hines cinderella, snow white, and sleeping beauty with darker backstories and plenty of action first in a trilogy. The stepsister scheme princess book 1 kindle edition by jim c.
But not long after the happily ever after, danielle is attacked by her stepsister charlotte, who suddenly has. I am tremendously pleased to be interviewing jim c. World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. Amazon photos unlimited photo storage free with prime. The publisher contacted my agent to see if id be interested in writing the book. Hines includes books the stepsister scheme, the mermaids madness princess, book 2, red hoods revenge princess, book 3, and several more. Hines author 2016 the decoy princess princess series book 1 dawn cook author 2005 secrets to share princess series book 1 jean sasson author 2018 the runaway princess princess series book 1 christina dodd author 2009 princess plot princess series. Hines is the author of libriomancer, about a magicwielding librarian who pulls laser guns out of books and shoots sparkling vampires.
Hes an active blogger, and won the 2012 hugo award for best fan writ. Jan 18, 20 jim hines straddles the remnants of a defeated alien species a table, and clasps a pistol a toy gun as he triumphantly raises a cyborgs head a toaster. Libriomancer is the first book in the new magic ex libris series, literally magic out of books. Organized by our favorite local fantasy author jim c. Hines is the author of the magic ex libris series, the princess series of fairy tale retellings, the humorous goblin quest trilogy, and the fable legends tiein blood of heroes. Jim is best known as a fantasy novelist and the guy who did those genderflipped sff cover poses. Hines began writing in the early 90s, while working on a degree in psychology from michigan state university. Youll receive the autographed paperback of tamora carter. Jim c hines top results of your surfing jim c hines start download portable document format pdf and ebooks electronic books free online rating news 20162017 is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader. Hines view larger image a werewolf with a taste for puppets. Hines attempted to mirror some of these anatomically incorrect poses on the covers of one of his own works and. In doing so he taught us all a little something about gender politics and the limits of human anatomy and permanently won the adoration of the internet.
Hines has proven himself a master of humorous fantasy with his jig the goblin novels, and has turned the usual fantasy tropes sideways and upside down with his princess and his magic ex libris series. The battle against sexist scifi and fantasy book covers. Hines magic ex libris series, princess series, goblin quest trilogy, we present a panel featuring him and a trio of excellent authors. Hines writing is so varied, it makes him a difficult author to label. While the first two books in his princess series were strong, this one was even better. Princess series 4 primary works 4 total works you know how all those old fairy tales take you through lots of scary adventures until you finally reach that inevitable line. Some of you recall the incredible awesomeness of jim c. Make sure you free up some time before starting this one because. His latest novel is terminal uprising, book two in the humorous science fiction janitors of the postapocalypse trilogy.
The fourth and final book in hines princess series brings a complete. We are delighted to welcome four accomplished fantasy authors for a panel presentation. Hines is an american author that is best known for his contribution to the fantasy genre. Nov 08, 2017 since the book was tons of fun, and i invited jim over for a guest blog post. The complete series list for princess novels jim c.1389 803 1203 798 379 514 871 731 223 994 410 877 167 1528 1435 740 1092 1313 760 1123 1102 720 1165 1317 1382 120 1413 135 1377 903 963 41 977 1 298 681 1345 1006 559 652 690 935 1348