Books by Robin McKinley

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Chalice

When the land and the people are closely tied, political instability leads to literal instability; earthquakes, crop failures, fire, and storm. Mirasol’s job as Chalice is to support the Master of the estate, called Willowlands, in keeping the land peaceful and prosperous. However, the previous Ma ...

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Pegasus

I have read almost every single word that Robin McKinley has published, and I used to feel guilty that I didn’t enjoy all her books. I stopped worrying about this transgression when I understood that I have the right to dislike, even as it is her right to write whatever she so chooses. Having now ...

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The Blue Sword

It begins with a glass of orange juice at breakfast. Harry Crewe, orphan Homelander and newly come to the northernmost Homelander border patrol station, has nothing to do. Her new home is lovely, her guardians are everything that is kind, and the officers are friendly. But she has always been an ...

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Sunshine

Robin McKinley is already an established fantasy author, retelling some of our favorite childhood tales (Beauty and the Beast and Robin Hood among them) and winning various literary awards in the process. With Sunshine, she delves into the fantastic world of vampires, imbuing it with the skewed suns ...