Search Results: "Patrick Nielsen Hayden"


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STARLIGHT 2 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 1998

"Dynamic, often exceptional work, highly recommended for readers who can't bear to wait on the various annual 'best-ofs.'"
Another eclectic gathering of 13 all-new tales representing various styles, themes, approaches, and ideas (following Starlight 1, 1996). Read full book review >

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STARLIGHT 1 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

First of a new series of original anthologies, with the next volume to appear in 1998. Read full book review >

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STARLIGHT 3 by Patrick Nielsen Hayden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Editor Hayden (Starlight 2, 1999, etc.) deserves a medal: there hasn't been an original anthology series so consistently satisfying since Damon Knight's Orbit."
Superior collection of 16 quirky, highly imaginative speculative short fictions, ranging from comic fantasy to hard science. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Strictly additional. (Short stories. 11-15)"
Opening with the opinion that a separate literature for teens is superfluous, but heigh-ho, here's an addition to it, Yolen proceeds to offer, with Hayden, 11 tales written by a mix of veterans and rising stars. Read full book review >

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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE FICTION by David G. Hartwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Grab this book. Whether newcomer or old hand, the reader will not be disappointed."
A bumper crop of 34 stories from authors who first came to prominence in the 21st century, compiled by two of the most highly respected editors in the business. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Geoffrey Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"For the most part, though, the format, vocabulary and art work well here to encourage kids to read on their own and have fun doing it. (Graphic early reader. 4-6)"
Hayes, the Geisel Award-winning creator of the Benny and Penny stories (Benny and Penny in the Big No-No, 2009, etc.) introduces a new character in this collection of short graphic stories. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Stephen R. Lawhead
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2003

"A straightforward Celtic paperback yarn, but this one is blessedly short on the talking trees, magic swords, and warrior maidens that clutter up so many from Lawhead (Mystic Rose, 2001, etc.). Still, you'll still need to be a serious Celt-ophile to get through it."
A fictionalized biography of St. Patrick, circa a.d. 400, concentrating on the "lost years" of the famous Irish patriarch. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Tomie dePaola
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 15, 1992

"An excellent contribution. (Biography/Picture book. 4-8)"
A brief, straightforward summary of the known facts about the saint's life, illustrated in dePaola's usual accomplished manner with simple, stylized figures and a pleasing variety of frames bordered with gold bands that unify the whole. Read full book review >

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HAYDEN HEYER by D. Perdue Henderson
Released: Dec. 18, 2012

"A well-imagined premise with a flat narrative arc."
In Henderson's (Branded, 2011) YA novel, an unhappy, insecure 16-year-old meets a pair of "gorgeous" twin boys who reveal her true purpose in life. Read full book review >