Search Results: "Kage Baker"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CHILDREN OF THE COMPANY by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Funny, heart-rending, terrifying, pellucid, Baker's magnificent series grows in stature with every installment."
Another installment in Baker's incomparable multi-volume time-travel saga (The Life of the World to Come, 2004, etc.), a seamless "fix-up" of six previously published stories. Read full book review >

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THE GRAVEYARD GAME by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"If there's a better time-travel series out there, go find it."
Fourth entry in Baker's wonderful series about the ubiquitous Company. Read full book review >

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IN THE GARDEN OF IDEN by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Set it forth in a narrative that sparkles with wit: The upshot is a highly impressive and thoroughly engrossing debut."
The ubiquitous Company is Dr. Zeus, Incorporated; by the year 2335, it owns nearly everything. Read full book review >

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SKY COYOTE by Kage Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"An agreeably subversive, sometimes hilarious entry: Baker's Company is still impressive, but here she's more or less lost the plot."
A second novel of the Company, following Baker's fine debut, In The Garden of Iden (1998). Dr. Zeus, Incorporated, invented time travel and immortality in the 24th century, and thus owns the world: thanks to their foreknowledge of the future, the Company's faithful, immortal operatives can make all the right investments, rescue species from extinction, and grab artworks about to be lost to history. Read full book review >

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THE ANVIL OF THE WORLD by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Wild, witty, and often pointed, if somewhat patchy and episodic; still, Baker's many admirers will find this one well worth a visit."
Fantasy as distinctive as you'd expect from the author of the superb time travel series about the ubiquitous Company (The Graveyard Game, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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MENDOZA IN HOLLYWOOD by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"A magnificent third entry (In the Garden of Iden, 1998; Sky Coyote, 1999) in an intelligent, thoughtful, and absorbing series."
Three centuries hence, the ubiquitous Company will invent time travel. Read full book review >

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THE BIRD OF THE RIVER by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2010

"A sparkling farewell from a writer whose illustrious career proved all too brief."
From Baker, who died in January 2010, a third fantasy set in a world inhabited by red-skinned Children of the Sun, green-skinned, forest-dwelling Yendri and tusked, barbaric demons (The House of the Stag, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE SONS OF HEAVEN by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"Wise, sad, sometimes wildly funny—no Company fan will want to miss Baker's rousing, astonishing conclusion."
The culmination of Baker's magnificent, multivolume time-travel saga (The Children of the Company, 2005, etc.) about the ubiquitous Company. Read full book review >

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NOT LESS THAN GODS by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2010

"A fine addition to Baker's Company mythos."
The first in a new set of novels, set in the same world as the author's Company series. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE OF THE WORLD TO COME by Kage Baker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 9, 2004

"An astonishing and thoroughly satisfying installment. What's more, Baker's overall concept and rationale, flawlessly sustained through five books, grows ever more spellbinding and impressive."
Another entry (The Graveyard Game, 2001, etc.), in Baker's superlative series about Dr. Zeus. Read full book review >

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1-2-3 PEAS by Keith Baker
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2012

"Whether they're counting scores of peas, enjoying the rhymes and puns or relishing the funny visual quirks, families are sure to devour Baker's latest winner. Totally ap-pea-ling! (Picture book. 3-7)"
After an alphabetical, rhyming tour de force (LMNO Peas, 2010), Baker's energetic pea pack is back—this time, to count by ones and 10s. Read full book review >

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BIG FAT HEN by Keith Baker
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Still, the art is gorgeous. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In vibrant full-bleed spreads, a boldly graphic rendition of ``1, 2, buckle my shoe,'' with the numbers from 1 to 10 enacted by the ``big fat hen'' and her friends and their hatching chicks. Read full book review >