Search Results: "Pamela Sargent"


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SEED SEEKER by Pamela Sargent
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Put this one back on the YA shelf where it will find its natural audience."
Third entry in Sargent's interstellar colonization saga that began in 1983 and continued with Farseed (2007). Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 1995

"Top-notch tales, splendidly illuminated by Sargent's pointed and informative introductions."
In the '70s, Sargent edited the original three Women of Wonder anthologies of sf stories by, and primarily about, women. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 1997

"Fine fiction along with valuable insights: another excellent compendium."
The Nebula Awards of 1995, as voted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Read full book review >

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RULER OF THE SKY by Pamela Sargent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"The internecine rivalries defy comprehension, the battles are dull, and the sex scenes fall limp throughout 700 pages of repetitious, plodding prose."
Sargent (science fiction: Shore of Women; Venus of Shadows; espionage: Black Valentine) now turns her hand to the epic of Genghis Khan—as experienced by some of the innumerable women in the Khan's life. Read full book review >

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FARSEED by Pamela Sargent
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"It most clearly resembles life itself: a murky, unresolved struggle for survival. (Science fiction. YA)"
In Earthseed (1983), Sargent told the story of Ship, sent into space with a mission to find new worlds for humanity to populate and regenerate in lieu of extinction on a dying planet. Read full book review >

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CHILD OF VENUS by Pamela Sargent
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2001

"Like the previous installments, if anybody remembers that far back: all talk, no passion, with an anonymous planetscape and characters largely free of personality."
Belatedly wrapping up the trilogy (Venus of Shadows, 1988, etc.) about the terraforming of Venus, with some of the previous characters making minor reappearances. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 1996

"Excellent in all departments."
Nebula Award winners for 1994, as voted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America: eleven stories, three poems, seven essays examining the year's fiction, Frank M. Robinson's tribute to the late Robert Bloch (Psycho, etc.), and Kathi Maio's look at the year's movies. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER PAMELA by Upton Sinclair
Released: April 24, 1950

"A crazy world seen through untutored eyes."
A slightly buriesquad projection of the Pamela theme to a modern setting- a California ranch estate, presided over by an eccentric multi-millionaire, a lady devoted to good works and radical schemes. Read full book review >

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The Healer by Emma Sargent
Released: Dec. 28, 2015

"A rambling discussion, redeemed by its intriguing spiritual ideas and sprinklings of practical advice."
A client of an Australian healer shares insights from him as well as her own musings in this debut spirituality guide. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

Jerry, 11, glimpses two child-size apparitions at the local museum and is instantly intrigued. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An unsettling account, told in a strong voice, and with valuable lessons for those engaged in a similar struggle."
Judy Tam Sargent was first hospitalized for anorexia at age 16. Read full book review >