Charlie N. Holmberg
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Charlie N. Holmberg

Born in Salt Lake City, Charlie N. Holmberg was raised a Trekkie alongside three sisters who also have boy names. She is a proud BYU alumna, plays the ukulele, owns too many pairs of glasses, and finally adopted a dog. Her fantasy Paper Magician series, which includes The Paper Magician, The Glass Magician, and The Master Magician, has been optioned by the Walt Disney Company. Her stand-alone novel, Followed by Frost, was nominated for a 2016 RITA Award for Best Young Adult Romance, and her novel The Fifth Doll won the 2018 Whitney for Speculative Fiction. She is a board member for Deep Magic Ezine and lives with her family in Utah. Visit her at www.charlienholmberg.com.

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    • The Plastic Magician

    • A Paper Magician Novel
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 976

    Alvie Brechenmacher has arrived in London to begin her training in Polymaking - the magical discipline of bespelling plastic. Polymaking is the newest form of magic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By lowell on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Paper Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,307
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,904
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,893

    Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespelling metal....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The narrator needs to relax

    • By Ashley on 09-15-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Smoke and Summons

    • (Numina, Book 1)
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Scott Merriman, Lauren Ezzo
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 241

    As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon - a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't Find the Ending as Offensive as some

    • By Heather Tarman on 06-17-19

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Myths and Mortals

    • Numina, Book 2
    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo, Scott Merriman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Sandis has escaped Kazen’s grasp, but she finds herself unmoored, reeling from her thief friend Rone’s betrayal. Kazen has been hurt but not stopped, and he’ll do anything to summon the monster that could lay waste to the entire world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Sequel to the first

    • By Heather Tarman on 06-17-19

    Regular price: $24.99

    • The Glass Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,549
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,288
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,293

    Now well into her apprenticeship with magician Emery Thane, 20-year-old Ceony Twill is continuing to discover the joy of paper magic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful series

    • By Caroline Wesson on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Master Magician

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,173
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,183

    Throughout her studies, Ceony Twill has harbored a secret, one she's kept from even her mentor, Emery Thane. She's discovered how to practice forms of magic other than her own....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An endearing, enchanting culmination to the series

    • By JTF on 06-08-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 730
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 642
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 645

    Maire is a baker with an extraordinary gift: she can infuse her treats with emotions and abilities, which are then passed on to those who eat them....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet

    • By Jonas Lee on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Veins of Gold

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Piper Goodeve
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Desperate to save her siblings from poverty, a young woman discovers magic fueled by gold...and a love for the man who wields it....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor world building and character development

    • By Emily on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Followed by Frost

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,098
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,006

    Seventeen-year-old Smitha has the wealth, status, and beauty that make her the envy of her town - until she rejects a strange man's marriage proposal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Romance Alert

    • By bg on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Fifth Doll

    • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,216

    Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She's diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique and Unexpected

    • By B.A. Wilson on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $17.49

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