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Daniel José Older

Autor/a de Shadowshaper

94+ obres 4,274 Membres 207 Ressenyes 2 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Daniel José Older is an American. He writes fantasy and young adult fiction. His debut novel was Half-Resurrection Blues which is the first book in his urban fantasy series, Bone Street Rumba. His other books include Salsa Nocturna and Shadowshaper. His short stories and essays have appeared in mostra'n més various print and online media. He is co-editor of the anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History. He also facilitates workshops on storytelling. Formerly he worked as an emergency medical technician in New York City. He is a musician and member of the soul quartet Ghost Star. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Author Daniel Jose Older at the 2018 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0,


Obres de Daniel José Older

Shadowshaper (2015) 1,059 exemplars
Half-Resurrection Blues (2015) 438 exemplars
Last Shot (2018) 345 exemplars
Ballad & Dagger (2022) 248 exemplars
Dactyl Hill Squad (2018) 239 exemplars
Shadowhouse Fall (2017) 222 exemplars
Salsa Nocturna (2012) 163 exemplars
Midnight Taxi Tango (2016) 152 exemplars
The Book of Lost Saints (2019) 116 exemplars
Battle Hill Bolero (2017) 90 exemplars
Shadowshaper Legacy (2020) 74 exemplars
Freedom Fire (2019) 56 exemplars
Ghost Girl in the Corner (2016) 47 exemplars
Star Wars: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows (2022) — Autor — 33 exemplars
Dead Light March (2017) 32 exemplars
Last Canto of the Dead (2023) 26 exemplars
Flood City (2021) 25 exemplars
Kia and Gio (2015) 16 exemplars
Anyway: Angie (2014) 13 exemplars
Ginga (2015) 13 exemplars
Thunder Run (2020) 8 exemplars
Gölgebükücü (2017) 1 exemplars
Skin Like Porcelain Death (2017) 1 exemplars
Tenderfoot 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race (2016) — Col·laborador — 863 exemplars
From a Certain Point of View: 40 Stories Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars (2017) — Col·laborador; Narrador, algunes edicions829 exemplars
Fresh Ink: An Anthology (2018) — Col·laborador — 371 exemplars
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World (2017) — Col·laborador — 265 exemplars
The Good Immigrant USA: 26 Writers Reflect on America (2019) — Col·laborador — 155 exemplars
Some of the Best from 2014 Edition (2015) — Col·laborador — 153 exemplars
Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond (2013) — Col·laborador — 149 exemplars
Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space (2022) — Col·laborador — 134 exemplars
Guys Read: Terrifying Tales (2015) — Col·laborador — 104 exemplars
Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation (2017) — Col·laborador — 100 exemplars
Some of the Best from 2015 Edition (2016) — Col·laborador — 60 exemplars
Latin@ Rising: An Anthology of Latin@ Science Fiction and Fantasy (2017) — Col·laborador — 42 exemplars
Fantasy's Othering Fetish (2016) — Pròleg — 24 exemplars
How to Live on Other Planets: A Handbook for Aspiring Aliens (2015) — Col·laborador — 12 exemplars
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 117 • February 2020 (2020) — Autor — 5 exemplars
Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2015 (2016) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
Apex Magazine 55 (December 2013) (2013) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
Innsmouth Magazine # 4 (2010) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
Innsmouth Magazine # 6 (2011) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Crossed Genres Issue 19: Gadgets & Artifacts (2010) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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Data de naixement
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New York, New York, USA
Older, Malka (sister)



While there's nothing actively wrong with this middle-grade novel set in the Star Wars High Republic series, it is a rather bland experience. A lot of action and fighting, some attempt to make the young characters relatable, but everything is formulaic and uninspired. It's work for hire and it shows. There is little personality in the story, which looks like it has been designed by committee (it probably has).
jcm790 | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | May 26, 2024 |
Let's redefine "urban fantasy" to mean "fantasy novel brimming with uniquely urban communities, the immigrant experience, and people who struggle with urban violence, racism, gentification, homophobia, and police brutality." (Angsty white vampires need not apply.) Shadowshaper feels profoundly like New York, and the city verges on being its own character.
caedocyon | Hi ha 62 ressenyes més | Feb 23, 2024 |
This came in my most recent Book Riot quarterly box. It's something I wouldn't have ever picked up to read in a million years. Much to my surprise I found it to be an engaging page turner!

It's the first book in a series and I'm not sure if I will continue with it but I think I might.

It's an interesting universe of ghosts and half-ghosts and I think maybe I want to know more.

It's fun to get out of your reading comfort zone every now and then!
hmonkeyreads | Hi ha 27 ressenyes més | Jan 25, 2024 |
Full of exciting adventure and violence.
mslibrarynerd | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Jan 13, 2024 |



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