Ann Aguirre

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Ann Aguirre
Pen name Ellen Connor, Ava Gray
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Genre Urban fantasy, Romantic science fiction, Young adult fiction
Notable awards RITA Award, Top 10 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, YALSA Best of 2011
Spouse Andres Aguirre

www.annaguirre.com

Ann Aguirre is an American author of speculative fiction. She writes urban fantasy, romantic science fiction, apocalyptic paranormal romance (with co-author Carrie Lofty as Ellen Connor),[1] paranormal romantic suspense (as Ava Gray), and post-apocalyptic dystopian young-adult fiction.

Personal life[edit]

Aguirre has a degree in English literature and lives in Mexico with her husband and children.[2][citation needed]

Works[edit]

Grimspace (2008)[edit]

Science fiction adventure introducing Sirantha Jax, a "dazzling debut novel" according to RT BookReviews.[3]

Wanderlust (2008)[edit]

Sequel to Grimspace, given 4 12 out of 5 stars by RT Book Reviews.[3]

Enclave (2010)[edit]

Enclave is a post-apocalyptic science fiction story for teens.[4] Kirkus called it a "standard post-apocalyptic dystopia", and despite minor quirks (such as jarring references to fantasy writer George MacDonald) recommended it to genre fans.[4] Publishers Weekly called it "skilled but violent" and suitable for fans of The Hunger Games.[5] RT Book Reviews also praised it.[6] It was a 2012 RITA Finalist for Young Adult Romance.[7] It won the RITA for Best Young Adult Romance in July 2012.

Blue Diablo (2009)[edit]

A supernatural story set in the US Southwest, introducing lead character Corine Solomon, RT Book Reviews scored it 4 stars.[8]

Hell Fire (2010)[edit]

A supernatural conspiracy thriller, sequel to Blue Diablo, it was praised by Publishers Weekly for its characterization, atmospheric setting, and page-turning quality.[9]

Outpost (2012)[edit]

The second book in the Razorland Trilogy, the sequel to Enclave.

Horde (2013)[edit]

Third and final book in the Razorland Trilogy, sequel to Outpost. Nominated for multiple awards.[citation needed]

Bibliography[edit]

Sirantha Jax Series[edit]

Science fiction

  1. Grimspace (2008, ISBN 978-0-441-01599-3)
  2. Wanderlust (2008, ISBN 978-0-441-01627-3)
  3. Doubleblind (2009, ISBN 978-0-441-01781-2)
  4. Killbox (2010, ISBN 978-0-441-01941-0)
  5. Aftermath (2011, ISBN 978-0-441-02078-2)
  6. Endgame (2012, ISBN 978-1937007744)

Corine Solomon Series[edit]

Urban fantasy

  1. Blue Diablo (2009, ISBN 978-0-451-46264-0)
  2. Hell Fire (2010, ISBN 978-0-451-46324-1)
  3. Shady Lady (2011, ISBN 978-0-451-46325-8)
  4. Devil's Punch (2012, ISBN 978-0451464491)
  5. Agave Kiss (March 2013)

Razorland Trilogy[edit]

Young-adult fiction

  1. Enclave (2011, ISBN 978-0-312-65008-7)
  2. Outpost (September 4, 2012, ISBN 978-0312650094)
  3. Horde (September 2013, ISBN 978-1250024633)

The Skin Series[edit]

Paranormal romantic suspense as Ava Gray

  1. Skin Game (2009, ISBN 978-0-425-23153-1)
  2. Skin Tight (2010, ISBN 978-0-425-23516-4)
  3. Skin Heat (2011, ISBN 978-0-425-23920-9)
  4. Skin Dive (2011, ISBN 978-0-425-24214-8)

Dark Age Dawning Series[edit]

Apocalyptic romance with Carrie Lofty as Ellen Connor

  1. Nightfall (2011, ISBN 978-0-425-24169-1)
  2. Midnight (2011, ISBN 978-0-425-24299-5)
  3. Daybreak (2011, ISBN 978-0-425-24340-4)

Dread Queen Series[edit]

  1. Perdition (September 2013)
  2. Obliteration (2014)
  3. Liberation (2015)

Apparatus Infernum[edit]

Steampunk noir as A.A. Aguirre, with Andres Aguirre

  1. Bronze Gods (May 2013)
  2. Silver Mirrors (May 2014)

The Immortal Game Trilogy[edit]

Paranormal YA

  1. Mortal Danger (2014, ISBN 978-1-250-02464-0)
  2. Public Enemies (2015)
  3. Infinite Risk (2016)

Other novels[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

Short fiction[edit]

  • Circle Unbroken (2009)
  • Princes of Dominion (2010)
  • Skin & Bone (2011)
  • Wild Magic (2011)
  • Endurance (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ann Aguirre and Carrie Lofty Team Up to Create Nightfall", RT Book Reviews, MAY 18, 2010
  2. ^ Aguirre, Ann. "About Ann". 
  3. ^ a b Jill M. Smith, "Wanderlust", RT Book Reviews, September 2008
  4. ^ a b "ENCLAVE by Ann Aguirre", Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2011
  5. ^ "Enclave", Publishers Weekly, 02/07/2011
  6. ^ Raven Haller, "Enclave", RT Book Reviews, April 2011
  7. ^ "RWA Announces RITA & Golden Heart Finalists", Publishers Weekly blog, March 27, 2012
  8. ^ Jill M. Smith, "Blue Diablo", RT Book Reviews, April 2009
  9. ^ "Hell Fire"

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