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Reviewed by Edenstar
Here's what we had to say about some titles in Christian-themed science fiction and fantasy. Note: Due to time constraints we are no longer able to offer reviews of new books. For other sites that offer reviews, please see the Links page.
Retribution, by Randall Ingermanson
Retribution, by Randall Ingermanson
Zondervan (September 2004). Trade paperback. 333 pages.
Highly recommended. "Retribution is more than the typical modern-person-trapped-in-the-past tale. Mr. Ingermanson takes a familiar idea and gives it a depth and content..."
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Beyond the Summerland, by L. B. Graham
Beyond the Summerland, by L. B. Graham
P & R Publishing (June 2004). Trade paperback. 594 pages.
Highly recommended. "In the field of fantasy literature, many novels seek to emulate Tolkien’s style, but few actually approach the immersive, epic potential of fantasy as well as L. B. Graham’s Beyond the Summerland..."
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Journey Into the Gateway of Dimensions, by Josh Michael Burton
Journey Into the Gateway of Dimensions, by Josh Michael Burton
Xulon Press (May 2002). Trade paperback. 336 pages.
Highly recommended. "Mr. Burton has successfully captured the feel of the good old-fashioned science fiction of the fifties and sixties in a way that’s fresh and imaginative..."
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The Shadow Within, by Karen Hancock
The Shadow Within, by Karen Hancock
Bethany House (August 2004). Trade paperback. 400 pages.
Highly recommended. "Hancock is the virtuoso of noble yet flawed characters whose example inspires readers to face their own monsters with greater courage..."
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Nicole of Prie Mer, by Robin Hardy
Nicole of Prie Mer, by Robin Hardy
Westford Press (November 2003). Trade paperback. 284 pages.
Recommended. "...its medieval setting should appeal to readers of fantasy. Author Robin Hardy writes with an enthusiasm and vitality that lovingly exaggerates conventions of the romance genre..."
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Shadowmancer, by G.P. Taylor
Shadowmancer, by G.P. Taylor
Charisma House/Putnam Group (April 2004). Hardcover. 280 pages.
"Thematically Shadowmancer succeeds in driving home the point that people involved in the occult think they are using power, when it is they who are being used..."
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Raising Dragons, by Bryan Davis
Raising Dragons, by Bryan Davis
AMG Publishers (July 2004). Trade paperback. 416 pages.
"My favorite part of Raising Dragons is the flashback narrative explaining how and why certain dragons assumed human form..."
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Lonama's Map, by F.W. Faller
Lonama's Map, by F. W. Faller
Discipleship Publications Int'l (May 2004). Trade paperback. 464 pages.
Recommended. "Lonama's Map is also a time-travel story, and as such requires double effort in believable world-building...Faller handles well the ambitious task of illustrating two unfamiliar settings...."
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Shivering World, by Kathy Tyers
Shivering World, by Kathy Tyers
Bethany House (March 2004). Trade paperback. 304 pages.
Highly recommended. "With page-turning intrigue, complex characters, spiritual depth - and a dash of romance - Shivering World works on many levels..."
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Black Storm Rising, by D. Shane Burton
Black Storm Rising, by D. Shane Burton
Xulon Press (February 2003). Trade paperback. 376 pages.
"Captures the feel of the good old-fashioned hard sci-fi of the fifties and sixties.... Overall, Black Storm Rising is a solid story that's well told."
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Portal, by Brian Reaves
iUniverse, Inc (August 2003). Trade paperback. 244 pages.
Highly recommended. "'Portal' is primarily a story of two likeable, plausible friends who happen to be involved in a time-travel adventure..."
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Niamh and the Hermit, by Emily C.A. Snyder
Arx Publishing (June 2003). Trade paperback. 278 pages.
Recommended for the literary-minded reader. "'Niamh and the Hermit' is beautifully written, an elegant and artistic addition to Christian literature..."
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Time Lottery, by Nancy Moser
Promise Press (August 2002). Trade paperback. 383 pages.
Recommended. "Tight, clean writing and powerful story lines make this a fun and thought-provoking novel..."
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Premonition, by Randall Ingermanson
Zondervan (September 2003). Trade paperback. 352 pages.
Highly recommended. "[The author] depicts an ancient society in a way that makes it look as if he had been there..."
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What's A Christian To Do With Harry Potter, by Connie Neal
Waterbrook Press (May 2001). Trade paperback. 224 pages.
Highly recommended. "...accessible to the average reader who simply wants to know whether it's safe to let his or her children read the books..."
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The Bloodstone Chronicles, by Bill Myers
Zondervan (May 2003). Hardcover. 432 pages.
Recommended for educational use. "Laugh-out-loud humor... Through creative use of symbolism, the stories illustrate some fairly deep concepts..."
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Gideon's Dawn, by Michael D. Warden
Barbour Books (March 2003). Trade paperback. 512 pages.
Highly recommended. "Vivid visual imagery... The imaginative descriptions illustrate the power of words and other spiritual principles in a literal way... My biggest complaint is that it ended too soon..."
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The Hidden Key to Harry Potter, by John Granger
Zossima Press (January 2003). Trade paperback. 364 pages.
"While the editing could be a bit tighter, this book is a solid resource for HP fans who want to defend the books..."
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Oxygen, by John B. Olson and Randall Ingermanson
Bethany House (May 2001). Trade paperback. 288 pages.
Highly recommended. Set on a problem-plagued mission to Mars, "the book has a 'you are there' feel..."
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Reviewed on other Christian science-fiction sites
(links provided)
The Bride of Stone, by Thomas Williams
Fleming H. Revell Company (October 2004). Trade paperback. 494 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Nightbringer, by James Byron Huggins
Whitaker House (September 2004). Hardcover. 320 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
The Shadow Within, by Karen Hancock
Bethany House (August 2004). Trade paperback. 400 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Dragonspell, by Donita K. Paul
Waterbrook Press (June 2004). Trade paperback. 352 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
White, by Ted Dekker
Westbow Press (October 2004). Hardcover. 352 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Red, by Ted Dekker
Thomas Nelson (June 2004). Hardcover. 400 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Black, by Ted Dekker
W Publishing Group (February 2004). Hardcover. 400 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Lonama's Map, by F.W. Faller
Discipleship Publications International (May 2004). Trade paperback. 464 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Dark to Mortal Eyes, by Eric Wilson
Waterbrook Press (May 2004). Trade paperback. 400 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Shivering World, by Kathy Tyers
Bethany House (March 2004). Trade paperback. 304 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
My Absent King, by Daniel Robert
WinePress Publishing (February 2004). Trade paperback. 336 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Chayatocha, by Shane Johnson
Barbour Books (November 2003). Trade paperback. 368 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Dark Horse, by John Fischer
Fleming H. Revell Company (September 2003). Hardcover. 89 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Portal, by Brian Reaves
iUniverse, Inc (August 2003). Trade paperback. 244 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Out of Time, by Alton Gansky
Zondervan (October 2003). Trade paperback. 352 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
City of Dreams, by Stephen R. Lawhead and Ross Lawhead
Navpress Publishing (September 2003). Trade paperback. 352 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Gideon's Dawn, by Michael D. Warden
Promise Press (March 2003). Trade paperback. 512 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Premonition, by Randall Ingermanson
Zondervan (September 2003). Trade paperback. 352 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
The Light of Eidon, by Karen Hancock
Bethany House (July 2003). Trade paperback. 432 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
The Adventures of Jecosan Tarres, by Laura Lond
Xulon Press (March 2003). Trade paperback. 204 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Patrick, Son of Ireland, by Stephen Lawhead
Zondervan (February 2003). Hardcover. 464 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Blink, by Ted Dekker
W Publishing Group (January 2003). Trade paperback. 400 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
The Unholy Deception: the Nephilim Return, by L.A. Marzulli
Zondervan (November 2002). Trade paperback. 464 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Atlantyx, by Chase Dalton
Thomas Nelson (October 2002). Trade paperback. 272 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Nightmare Academy, by Frank Peretti
Tommy Nelson (July 2002). Hardcover. 311 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
The Dark Lord's Demise, by John White
InterVarsity Press (October 2001). Trade paperback. 296 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.
Oxygen, by John B. Olson and Randall Ingermanson
Bethany House (May 2001). Trade paperback. 288 pages.
See the review at ChristianFictionReview.com.

 


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