Frances Hardinge is, in my opinion, one of the best hidden treasures out there. While most US readers probably wouldn’t recognize her name, those who have read one of her books are likely to LOVE her and do basically anything to get their hands on her next story. Unfortunately, as of A Face Like Glass, her books seem to have lost US publication. But since she writes some of the most imaginative, beautiful, and original stories I’ve ever read, I’ll continue to make the effort.
Favorite books by Frances Hardinge
1. The Lost Conspiracy
2. Fly Trap
3. Fly by Night
4. A Face Like Glass