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 >

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QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS by Ellen Datlow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 19, 2013

"Splendid tales that illuminate a bygone era's darker corners."
Eighteen tales of gaslamp fantasy, that is, historical fantasy set in an alternate 19th century where magic worked or supernatural events occurred, together with an extensive and informative introduction from editor Windling tracing historical roots and adding context. Read full book review >

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RUBY SLIPPERS, GOLDEN TEARS by Ellen Datlow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"The fairy-tale tradition clearly retains its imaginative fertility, and the authors have almost without exception risen to the occasion."
The third in a series of classic fairy tales retold for adult readers (Snow White, Blood Red, 1993; Black Thorn, White Rose, 1994) again brings a distinguished company of writers to age-old material. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Any reader who cares about short work in these two genres will here find a rich sample of the best."
Datlow and Windling's definitive collection of short fantasy and horror fiction enters its eighth year (1994) with a veritable feast of stories, poems, and commentary on the genres they cover: 53 pieces in all. Read full book review >

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SNOW WHITE, BLOOD RED by Ellen Datlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"An excellent sampler of the current crop of fantasy writers; the annotated reading list is a bonus for those interested in further exploration."
From the editors of the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror series comes an anthology of original work by current authors, based on the fairy-tale tradition. 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 >