Shannon Hale

Ellie's Bookshelf: 'Princess in Black' saves the day

Pink frilly princesses might have deep dark secrets. Find out what Princess Magnolia does when her ring starts to buzz. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014


Shannon and Dean Hale introduce a superhero princess in 'The Princess in Black'

Princess Magnolia does things a proper princess should do, but she will become the Princess in Black to prevent monsters from coming into her kingdom in the first book... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014


Utah author brings a new adventure to Spirit Animals in 'Fire and Ice'

The four young Greencloaks and their Spirit Animals search for a blue talisman and the giant bear Saka as the Devourer attacks in Utah author Shannon Hale's "Fire and... Read more »

July 19, 2014


Book review: 'Dangerous' takes Hale's writing in a science fiction direction

Shannon Hale's newest work is a clear departure from fairy tales, featuring a futuristic world with a strong female lead, Maisie Danger Brown, and a world in peril.... Read more »

March 8, 2014


Why Mormon writers thrive in the fiction genre, according to a New York Times columnist

Last week, the New York Times ran a column by Mark Oppenheimer that explored the world of Mormon writers, saying they “tend to cluster in genre fiction, like... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2013


Shannon Hale's 'The Storybook of Legends' is a twist on traditional fairy tales

"Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends" by Shannon Hale follows the children of fairy tales, including Apple White and Raven Queen, as they must pledge to follow... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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