Firebirds

Firebirds

An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction

Book - 2003
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Firebirds is more than simply an anthology -- it is a celebration of wonderful writing. It gathers together sixteen original stories by some of today's finest writers of fantasy and science fiction. Together, they have won virtually every major prize -- from the National Book Award to the World Fantasy Award to the Newbery Medal -- and have made best-seller lists worldwide. These authors, including Lloyd Alexander (The Chronicles of Prydain), Diana Wynne Jones (The Merlin Conspiracy), Garth Nix (The Abhorsen Trilogy), Patricia A. McKillip (Ombria in Shadow), Meredith Ann Pierce (The Darkangel Trilogy), and Nancy Farmer (The House of the Scorpion), each with his or her own inimitable style, tell stories that will entertain, provoke, startle, amuse, and resonate long after the last page has been turned. The writers featured in Firebirds all share a connection to Firebird Books, an imprint that is dedicated to publishing the best fantasy and science fiction for teenage and adult readers. This anthology marks a milestone for Firebird -- and is a must-read for all teenage and adult fans of speculative fiction. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Firebird, 2003
ISBN: 9780142501429
0142501425
Branch Call Number: FICTION Fir
Description: 420 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: November, Sharyn

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booksmile
Jan 03, 2016

Not bad; I'd give "night deposit" and "little Dot" 5 stars.

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haoulo
Sep 13, 2012

What a wonderful collection! It took me a long time to read through all of the stories in this book, which was nice because I could really get into each one and savor its unique style. Some of my favorite stories are in this book, and it turned me on to some new authors to read.

kathywawer Jan 25, 2011

This is a great collection of short stories by some of the best YA/Adult writers around.

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Turandot
Oct 25, 2010

I love the story by Dianna Wynne Jones-that inspired my username!

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