I initially bought this book because one of my favourite authors suggested Emma Bull's novels as an example of good contemporary fantasy/sci-fi. Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2009 by Wooden Shoe
Some good writing interspersed with long boring sections of "deep and meaningful" lyrics when then band plays. Read morePublished on May 8 2004
the one that, when I have nothing new to read, I go back to the shelf and pick this one up again. And again. Read morePublished on April 19 2003 by C. S. Rambo
War for the Oaks is urban fantasy at its best. Her writing style isn't grandiose or epic the way Tolkien or Lord Dunsany's is, but it has a gritty, lyrical beauty. Read morePublished on Jan. 14 2003 by "ladylylia"
I read this book about three years ago, back when it was still out of print, and I was very excited when I heard it was being reprinted. Read morePublished on Oct. 15 2002 by Stephanie Zuercher
Anyone who likes urban fantasy should go "back to basics" and pick up this defining classic of the subgenre. Read morePublished on Sept. 13 2002 by Kelly (Fantasy Literature)
One of the first and perhaps the best contemporary "faerie" story. I bought it when it originally came out many years ago and have re-read it often since then; each time... Read morePublished on March 1 2002 by Tia126
The premise of this book is great but the writer doesn't get to it until past the middle of the book. Many pages are spent describing the mundane daily life of the main character. Read morePublished on Jan. 23 2002 by William E. Warner