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Radio Made in Michigan
1:40 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

YA author Holly Black dishes on new vampire novel, answers fans' questions

Young Adult genre author Holly Black will visit Lansing this week. Current State spoke with her about her new novel, 'The Coldest Girl in Coldtown.'
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The trend of teen novels transporting their readers to fantasy worlds filled with vampires, fairies and monsters is relevant once again this month with the release of a new book called The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, written by Holly Black, who will be visiting Lansing this week.

Black, who’s most famous for co-writing The Spiderwick Chronicles series, reveals her fear of zombies and answers questions from local fans from Okemos High School. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:36 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Book review: Holly Black's 'The Coldest Girl in Coldtown'

Our book reviewer Scott Southard deconstructs 'The Coldest Girl in Coldtown' by Holly Black.
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I have never understood the whole vampire thing (and that’s apart from my personal distaste of them). If an alien was to rocket past our planet and spy just a fraction of our entertainment, they would think we were taken over by the undead.  They are everywhere—books, TV, movies—you can’t escape them and it seems a lot of us wouldn’t want to anyway.

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