Portrait of Cinda    Page Middle is proud to welcome fantasy author Cinda Williams Chima!  On Thursday, April 6th, Cinda will speak to any interested students during Flex.  Please sign up for this exciting opportunity with Mrs. Caudle in the library, by Wednesday, April 5th.

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima grew up with talking animals and kick-butt Barbies. She began writing poetry and stories in third grade and novels in junior high school. These days she writes fantasy fiction for teens of all ages. Her Heir Chronicles contemporary fantasy series includes The Warrior Heir (2006), The Wizard Heir (2007), The Dragon Heir (2008), The Enchanter Heir (2013) and The Sorcerer Heir (2014).

The Warrior Heir Cover      Book cover of "The Wizard Heir"     Book cover of "The Dragon Heir"     Cover of "The Enchanter Heir"     Cover of "The Sorcerer Heir"






Chima’s high fantasy Seven Realms series launched with The Demon King (2009), followed by The Exiled Queen (September, 2010) The Gray Wolf Throne (2011) and The Crimson Crown (2012).

Book cover of "The Demon King"     Book cover of "The Exiled Queen"     Book cover of "The Exiled Queen"     Crimson Crown cover

Both series have been New York Times bestsellers.

Chima’s Shattered Realms high fantasy series is forthcoming from HarperCollins. The first novel, Flamecaster, is scheduled for Spring, 2016.

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 and won the Buckeye Teen Book Award in 2011.

Chima was a recipient of the 2008 Lit Award for Fiction from the Cleveland Lit and was named a Cleveland Magazine Interesting Person 2009. She lives in Ohio with her family, and is always working on her next novel.

Find Chima online at www.cindachima.com or http://cindachima.blogspot.com/ She is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cindawilliamschima and on Twitter @cindachima .