Search Results: "Terri Windling"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WOOD WIFE by Terri  Windling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A splendid desert enchantment that flows with its own eerie logic—arresting, evocative, and well worked out despite the entirely superfluous last couple of chapters."
Distinctive contemporary fantasy set in the Arizona desert, from the well-known editor (the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, with Ellen Datlow, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Brief author bios follow each selection; a list of further reading rounds it all out. (Fantasy/anthology. 10-13)"
Fifteen authors, nearly all well known to fantasy readers, move to the folktale villain's side. Read full book review >

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THE GREEN MAN by Ellen Datlow
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 20, 2002

"Illustrations by noted fantasy artist Charles Vess not seen. (introduction, author notes and biographies) (Short stories. 12+)"
The spirit of the forest is celebrated in stories and poems by 18 well-known authors and talented newcomers, in another fine fantasy collection by Datlow and Windling (A Wolf at the Door, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Indispensable."
From 1995, another bumper crop of 35 stories, 11 poems, and the usual nonfiction roundups (``Summation 1995: Fantasy''; ``Summation 1995: Horror''; ``Horror and Fantasy in the Media: 1995''; and ``Obituaries''—none seen). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A fine selection for new readers looking to sample this type of fiction or for dedicated fans seeking fresh voices. (Science fiction/short stories. 12 & up)"
Both superstar and up-and-coming YA authors tackle the themes of apocalypse and dystopia in 19 short stories and poems. Read full book review >

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TEETH by Ellen Datlow
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 5, 2011

"Great for diving in and out, although a bit overwhelming cover-to-cover, this collection might even win boys back to vampire lit. (author bios) (Horror/vampire anthology. YA)"
Once again, Datlow and Windling (Troll's Eye View, 2009, etc.) have pulled together a who's who of teen-literature and genre luminaries, this time telling tales of vampires. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Think of it as an early Christmas present to yourself. The perfect bedside book—as long as there's a light left on in the hallway."
There are pleasures aplenty in this latest doorstopper field-report from the world of unicorns, wizards, altered mental states, and magical transformations. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2000

"Author comments, mostly about favorite childhood fairy tales, follow each story. (Short stories. 11-15)"
Harking back to a time when "fairy tales were scarier . . . and the heroes and heroines were more interesting," 13 fantasists spin trenchant remakes or sequels. Read full book review >

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BLACK SWAN, WHITE RAVEN by Ellen Datlow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1997

"Fresh, often feminist significance teased out of ancient, ageless tapestries."
Fourth in the series of fairy tales reworked for modern audiences (Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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BLACK THORN, WHITE ROSE by Ellen Datlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"No matter which tour you take through this frightening and dark enchanted wood, Datlow and Windling again prove themselves the best guides."
The editors of the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror concoct a potent brew of fairy tales spiked with feminism. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR by Ellen Datlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 1993

"Add on the various summations (Fantasy, Horror, TV and movies, obituaries, Honorable Mentions) and the result is another generous, appealing anthology, with much fine work and something to please all tastes."
Another colossal compendium, comprising 48 stories (although the late Angela Carter's ``Alice in Prague, or the Curious Room'' is included but not listed) and five poems (though two poems by Margaret Atwood are listed but not included). Read full book review >