Firebirds Soaring: An Anthology of Original Speculative Fiction
First Firebirds. Then Firebirds Rising. Now there is Firebirds Soaring, the third anthology of original stories by some of today?s finest writers of fantasy and science fiction. These authors, including Nancy Farmer (The Sea of Trolls), Ellen Klages (The Green Glass Sea), Margo Lanagan (Black... show more
First Firebirds. Then Firebirds Rising. Now there is Firebirds Soaring, the third anthology of original stories by some of today?s finest writers of fantasy and science fiction. These authors, including Nancy Farmer (The Sea of Trolls), Ellen Klages (The Green Glass Sea), Margo Lanagan (Black Juice), and Jane Yolen (The Devil?s Arithmetic), have brought new worlds and Old Magic to life in nineteen remarkable pieces of short fiction. Mike Dringenberg, co-creator of Sandman with Neil Gaiman, contributes decorative vignettes. Firebirds Soaring?like Firebirds and Firebirds Rising?sets the standard for short fiction for teenagers and adult fans of the genre.
Publish date: 2009-03-05
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
A year or so ago, I picked up the first [b:Firebirds|40160|Firebirds An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction|Sharyn November|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1309211431s/40160.jpg|17234924] anthology. I was substantially impressed, so when I saw this one, I bought it without...
3.5 starsRead and rated exclusively for Sherwood Smith's Courtship, a short story that is a sequel to her ever lovely Crown Duel. It references some events of Vidanric's father's youth during the Pirate Wars and features Mel and Danric's son Alaeric. Good times and always a treat to spend time in th...
Yes, speculative fiction is a more accurate description... but as I said in the other review, the stories just get darker. Although I liked a lot of the longer ones in this one (the one about the dragons and ghosts, and the one with T. Kimball).
A great collection, one I really enjoyed. My favorite stories: "Kingmaker," "Singing On a Star," "Flatland," "Ferryman," and "Something Worth Doing." The latter story is really excellent.
ed. by Sharyn NovemberYes, I skipped the second one. It was semi-accidental. I ordered it through ILL and they accidentally sent me the first one. Which was fine. I re-read it. I enjoyed it. Then I ordered the third one because I had some sort of weird prejudice against the second one at that ...
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