Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines is best known as a fantasy novelist and the guy who did those gender-flipped SF/F cover poses. His first novel was Goblin Quest, the tale of a nearsighted goblin runt and his pet fire-spider. Actor and author Wil Wheaton described the book as “too f***ing cool for words,” which is pretty much the Best Blurb Ever. After completing the goblin trilogy, Jim went on to write the princess series, four books often described as a blend of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with Charlie’s Angels. He’s currently working on the Magic ex Libris books, which follow the adventures of a magic-wielding librarian from northern Michigan.

He’s also the author of more than forty published short stories. His first professional story sale was the award-winning “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.

Jim is an active blogger about topics ranging from sexism and harassment to zombie-themed Christmas carols, and won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 2012.

He has an undergraduate degree in psychology and a Masters in English, and works for the State of Michigan. He lives with his wife and two children, who have always shown remarkable tolerance for his bizarre and obsessive writing habits. (The cats, on the other hand, have no tolerance whatsoever, and routinely walk across his desk when he’s trying to work.)

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Edited by 2014-12-28 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (15)
2019  Terminal Uprising (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse, #2)
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2017  Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse, #1)
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2016  Revisionary (Magic Ex Libris, #4)
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2015  Fable: Blood of Heroes (Fable)
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2014  Unbound (Magic Ex Libris, #3)
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2013  Codex Born (Magic Ex Libris, #2)
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2012  Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, #1)
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2011  The Snow Queen's Shadow (Princess Series, #4)
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2011  Goblin Tales (Jig the Goblin)
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2010  Red Hood's Revenge (Princess Series, #3)
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2009  The Mermaid's Madness (Princess Series, #2)
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2009  The Stepsister Scheme (Princess Series, #1)
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2008  Goblin War (Jig the Goblin, #3)
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2007  Goblin Hero (Jig the Goblin, #2)
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2006  Goblin Quest (Jig the Goblin, #1)
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