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Julie E. Czerneda

Autor/a de A Thousand Words for Stranger

70+ obres 7,558 Membres 167 Ressenyes 34 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Former biologist Julie Czerneda's science fiction has received international acclaim, awards, and best-selling status. She is author of the popular Web Shifters series as well as the Trade Pact Universe trilogy. She was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her stand-alone mostra'n més novel, In the Company of Others, won Canada's Prix Aurora Award and was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award for Distinguished SF. Julie lives with her husband and two children in the lake country of central Ontario, under skies so clear they could take seeing the Milky Way for granted, but never do mostra'n menys
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Obres de Julie E. Czerneda

A Thousand Words for Stranger (1997) 903 exemplars
Survival (2004) 735 exemplars
Beholder's Eye (1998) 554 exemplars
Ties of Power (1999) 511 exemplars
Migration (2005) 511 exemplars
In the Company of Others (2001) 466 exemplars
To Trade the Stars (2002) 407 exemplars
Regeneration (2006) 396 exemplars
Changing Vision (2000) 369 exemplars
Reap the Wild Wind (2007) 320 exemplars
Hidden in Sight (2003) 289 exemplars
A Turn of Light (2013) 239 exemplars
Rift in the Sky (2009) 188 exemplars
Revisions (2004) — Editor — 145 exemplars
Space, Inc. (2003) — Editor — 115 exemplars
Misspelled (2008) — Editor — 106 exemplars
A Play of Shadow (2014) 91 exemplars
The Gossamer Mage (2019) 81 exemplars
Under Cover of Darkness (2007) — Editor — 81 exemplars
The Gate To Futures Past (2016) 72 exemplars
Search Image (2018) 63 exemplars
To Each This World (2022) 59 exemplars
To Guard Against the Dark (2017) 50 exemplars
Mythspring: From the Lyrics and Legends of Canada (2006) — Editor — 44 exemplars
Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (2017) — Editor — 39 exemplars
Species Imperative (2014) 39 exemplars
Ages of Wonder (2009) — Editor — 37 exemplars
Fantastic Companions (2005) — Editor — 34 exemplars
Summoned to Destiny (Realms of Wonder) (2004) — Editor — 30 exemplars
Mirage (2020) 27 exemplars
All Hail Our Robot Conquerors! (2017) — Col·laborador; Col·laborador — 23 exemplars
Spectrum (2021) 22 exemplars
Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales (2011) — Editor — 18 exemplars
Stardust (Wonder Zone) (2002) — Editor — 11 exemplars
Orbiter (2002) — Editor — 8 exemplars
Odyssey (Tales from the Wonder Zone) (2004) — Editor — 7 exemplars
No Place Like Home (2016) 6 exemplars
Explorer (2002) — Editor — 6 exemplars
A Dragon for William (2019) 6 exemplars
Polaris: A Celebration of Polar Science (2007) — Editor — 6 exemplars
The Only Thing to Fear (2018) 6 exemplars
The Passenger 4 exemplars
Prism (2002) 4 exemplars
The Franchise 4 exemplars
Blood & Water 3 exemplars
'Ware the Sleeper (1998) 3 exemplars
Brothers Bound (2004) 2 exemplars
Prospect Park 2 exemplars
A Touch of Blue (2007) 2 exemplars
She's Such a Nasty Morsel (2005) 2 exemplars
Down on the Farm 1 exemplars
Ascent 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Science Fiction: DAW 30th Anniversary (2002) — Col·laborador — 255 exemplars
Lightspeed: Year One (2011) — Col·laborador — 137 exemplars
Women of War (2005) — Col·laborador — 130 exemplars
Forbidden Planets (2006) — Col·laborador — 86 exemplars
Spell Fantastic (2000) — Col·laborador — 86 exemplars
Treachery and Treason (2000) — Col·laborador — 76 exemplars
Wondrous Beginnings (2003) — Col·laborador — 68 exemplars
Sirius The Dog Star (2004) — Col·laborador — 67 exemplars
New Voices In Science Fiction (2003) — Col·laborador — 64 exemplars
Heroes in Training (2007) — Col·laborador — 62 exemplars
Battle Magic (1998) — Col·laborador — 61 exemplars
First Contact (1997) — Col·laborador — 57 exemplars
Chimerascope (2012) — Introducció, algunes edicions53 exemplars
Space Stations (2004) — Col·laborador — 48 exemplars
In the Shadow of Evil (2005) — Col·laborador — 47 exemplars
Far Frontiers (2000) — Col·laborador — 46 exemplars
The A.I. Chronicles (2015) — Col·laborador — 42 exemplars
Haunted Holidays (2004) — Col·laborador — 42 exemplars
Solaris Rising 3: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction (2014) — Col·laborador — 40 exemplars
Dark Beyond the Stars (2015) — Pròleg, algunes edicions39 exemplars
Fate Fantastic (2007) — Col·laborador — 35 exemplars
Silicon Dreams (2001) — Col·laborador — 29 exemplars
Distant Early Warnings (2009) — Col·laborador — 27 exemplars
Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies and SD-6 (2005) — Col·laborador — 27 exemplars
Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts (2016) — Introducció — 23 exemplars
Tales of the Emerald Serpent (2012) — Col·laborador — 21 exemplars
Campus Chills (2010) — Col·laborador — 19 exemplars
Derelict (2021) — Autor — 16 exemplars
A Knight in the Silk Purse (2014) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
When the Villain Comes Home (2012) — Col·laborador — 14 exemplars
Noir (2022) — Autor — 11 exemplars
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 9 • February 2011 (2011) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
Eeriecon Chapbook #4 — Col·laborador — 3 exemplars


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What a delightful find! Truth be told, I found it in the library clearance bin for next to nothing and grabbed it on a whim. Now I'm tempted to go tell them to put it back on the shelf!

I hadn't heard of this authour previously, but this first book of a trilogy has hooked me for at least two more.

Wonderful world building, alien races who are aliens not the girl next door, and an action filled plot that kept me up late reading just a bit more.

It really doesn't end, of course - it seems I'm a dinosaur preferring books that are self contained - but that's almost the only nit I have. Recommend!… (més)
furicle | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Aug 5, 2023 |
A Play of Shadow by Julie E. Czerneda is a fantastical novel packed full of action.

I will admit that this book was hard for me to get through. My best bet is because I haven't read the first novel in this series, so I just didn't know half of what had occurred before this novel. That doesn't mean this book isn't good though! It was just very hard for me to push myself to read it. It almost felt like a chore because I couldn't comprehend some of the past experiences of the characters. I did look up some information on the last book, but it didn't help me. That being said, I don't recommend jumping into this series without starting from the beginning.

This book did feel fantastical though! Julie is a truly mesmerizing author and I love her talent. I felt like I was reading a Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones styled tale. It's full of fantasy, action and lore that was truly interesting.

I did like Jenn and Bannan together. They felt like a real couple and the were truly lovable. I found their development to be my favourite part of the story. I fell in love with them instantly despite not knowing what happened to them in the previous book. Shout out to Julie for doing so well with them!

The magic in this book was also fun to experience. It didn't feel like the typical dramatic magic I've seen in romance novels (which is where I commonly see magic), so I enjoyed Julie's spin on it.

Overall, not reading the first book really screwed me over with this book. I think I would have enjoyed it a lot more if I read it in order the way it was intended. I think big fantasy lovers will enjoy this book way more than I do. I like to dabble in fantasy, but it's not really my scene. Those who love fantasy will devour this book so quickly and will truly love it. I'm just not made for this type of novel! So I do truly think this book is amazing, but in my opinion it doesn't do it for me as a reader.

Two out of five stars - since it was really hard to get into and really hard for me to get invested in.

I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.
… (més)
Briars_Reviews | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Aug 4, 2023 |
lyrrael | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Aug 3, 2023 |
Excellent stories. Touching, well written and funny.
OhDhalia13 | Apr 9, 2023 |



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