What are the best books of Charles de Lint?

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    #1The Onion Girl (Newford)

    The Onion Girl (Newford)

    The Onion Girl (Newford) is a fantasy filled science fiction novel written by Charles de Lint. It was published August 3, 2002 by Tor Books. It follows the story of an artist named Jilly Coppercorn.

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    Jean Hart
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Be sure to prepare yourself mentally for an intense emotional read. However if you are interested in this type of read this is a great choice for you as you really develop feelings and care about the characters in the book."
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    #2The Mystery of Grace

    The Mystery of Grace

    The Mystery of Grace is an urban fantasy paranormal fiction book written by Charles de Lint. This book is about Altagracia Quintero and John Burns's story. It is first published in 2009 by Tor Books. 

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    Leonardo Zamudio
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "The Mystery of Grace is one of my favorite books by Charles de Lint. The paranormal qualities are unique and elaborate, and his fantastic and beautiful writing style is enchanting. This book will have you hooked from start to finish. I think that anyone who is interested in fantasy or unique novels will enjoy the story that de Lint shares here. Check it out!"
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    #3Dreams Underfoot (Newford)

    Dreams Underfoot (Newford)

    Dreams Underfoot is an urban science fiction fantasy and the first book in Newford series written by Charles de Lint. This book is about the people in Newford. It is first published in 1993 and Orb Books reprinted it in 2003. 

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    Susan Howell
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Dreams Underfoot sounds like a good read. Science fiction and fantasy in an urban setting make for myriad plots and characters."
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    #4Moonheart (Ottawa and the Valley)

    Moonheart (Ottawa and the Valley)

    Moonheart is an urban science fiction fantasy and the first book in Ottawa and the Valley series written by Charles de Lint. This book is about Sara and Jamie's new friends. It is first published in 1984. 

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    Bruce Boyd
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is probably my favorite Charles de Lint novel. The urban fantasy world in Moonheart is just so magical. I make sure to come back and read the book once a year. I learn something new about myself every time I visit the characters and world of Moonheart."
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    #5Yarrow (Ottawa and the Valley)

    Yarrow (Ottawa and the Valley)

    Yarrow is an urban fantasy science fiction and part of Ottawa and the Valley series written by Charles de Lint. This book is about a fantasy writer Cat Midhir. It is first published in 1986 and reprinted by Orb Books in 1997. 

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    Sara Arias
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I'm not a big fan of fantasy novels but I will give this book an A+"
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    #6Trader (Newford)

    Trader (Newford)

    Trader is an urban science fiction fantasy and the forth book in Newford series written by Charles de Lint. This book is about a guitar maker named Max Trader. It is first published in 1997 and Tor Books reprinted it in 2005.

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    Pamela Walters
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Trader is a bit bizarre, but contains some intriguing themes and characters. A solid effort, but not the best book by Charles de Lint. "
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    #7The Little Country

    The Little Country

    The Little Country is an urban science fiction fantasy novel written by Charles de Lint. This book is about a folk musician Janey Little who found a mysterious manuscript. It is first published in 1991 by Orb Books. 

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    Timothy Bailey
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I really wanted to get deep into the works of Mr. de Lint, and I am so glad I found this gem! A great mix of music, sci fi, and mystery, you won't find anything else like it! This is a fantastic book, no doubt."
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    #8The Wild Wood

    The Wild Wood

    The Wild Wood is an urban fantasy science fiction novel written by Charles de Lint. This book is about a young artist who returned to Canada. It is first published in 1994 and Orb Books reprinted it in 2004. 

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    Harini Mehra
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I read a Charles de Lint book once years ago - and if I remember correctly I read it a few times. I enjoyed it and this might be something to try to get back into his writing."
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    #9Mulengro

    Mulengro

    Mulengro is an urban fantasy horror mystery fiction novel written by Charles de Lint. This book is about a Gypsy community with murder crimes. It is first published in 1985 and Orb Books reprinted it in 2003. 

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    Víctor Balderas
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "nice fantasy novel with nice character development "
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    #10Memory and Dream (Newford)

    Memory and Dream (Newford)

    Memory and Dream is an urban science fiction fantasy and the second book in Newford series written by Charles de Lint. This book is about an artist Isabelle Copley. It is first published in 1994 and Orb Books reprinted it in 2007. 

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    José Juan Mondragón
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This compelling story is a great science fiction fantasy. It is one of Charles de Lint's greatest works. The narrative is very well written and leaves your imagination full."

Summary

Best What are the best books of Charles de Lint
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Onion Girl (Newford)Books 29 Paid
2The Mystery of GraceBooks 27 Paid
3Dreams Underfoot (Newford)Books 25 Paid
4Moonheart (Ottawa and the Valley)Books 23 Paid
5Yarrow (Ottawa and the Valley)Books 21 Paid
6Trader (Newford)Books 21 Paid
7The Little CountryBooks 18 Paid
8The Wild WoodBooks 16 Paid
9MulengroBooks 14 Paid
10Memory and Dream (Newford)Books 11 Paid
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