She is suddenly thrust into the middle of life and death situations when the liner they are travelling on makes a stop at Venus. Heinlein, podkayne of mars tells the story of a young Marswoman and her inter-planetary adventures with her uncle and her genius brother. Told largely through podkayne’s diaries, the story details her travel to Earth with her two companions.
Podkayne of Mars #ad - Podkayne has very definite plans on what to do and how to do it, but not everything is as it seems. A delight. New york herald tribuneA tale beloved by many fans of Robert A. This edition restores the book to how Heinlein originally wrote it.
The Star Beast Heinlein's Juveniles Book 8Baen Books #ad - Heinlein. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM DRM Rights Management. With eight legs, a thick hide and huge and growing size, Lummox is nobody's idea of man's best friend. John isn't about to let the authorities take his pet away and, with his best friend Betty, determines to save Lummox even if it takes leaving the life he's known forever.
However, what john and betty don't realize is that the survival of the Earth itself may depend on the true nature of The Star Beast. An all-time great science fiction coming-of-age classic from seven-time Hugo winner and Dean of Science Fiction, Robert A. Lummox has been the pet of the Stuart family for generations.
The Star Beast Heinlein's Juveniles Book 8 #ad - . Nevertheless, john stuart xi, descendant of the starman who originally brought Lummox back to Earth from a distant planet, loves him.
Red PlanetPhoenix Pick #ad - Howe, who confiscates Willis, claiming it is against school rules to have pets. Heinlein’s iconic red planet tells the story of jim Marlowe and Frank Sutton’s journey to the Lowe Academy boarding school on Mars, and the discoveries they make there that could impact the future of their entire colony.
While on their way to the prestigious school, along with Jim’s volleyball-sized native pet, Willis the Bouncer, meets one of the sentient Martians, Gekko, Jim and Frank, when they wander into forbidden territory. The martian setting is logically constructed and rich in convincing detail while the characters are engaging and the action develops naturally.
Red Planet #ad - Jack williamsonmarking the first appearance of the Martian elder race that played such a prominent role in Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein had originally intended to be published. The most thrilling and tingling kind of science fiction story. Kirkus reviews“Heinlein found his true direction….
What they encounter along the way not only has them questioning everything they know, about Willis and the mysterious Martian race, but the ramifications of their actions are more profound in this edition of Red Planet, which has restored the ending Robert A. When the boys go to rescue him, they get more than they are bargained for when the little Bouncer’s eidetic memory for sounds—which he can accurately reproduce like a recording—reveals the colonial administrator of Mars’ nefarious plan for the colony, which he overheard during his confinement.
The implications of this newfound knowledge, as well as their need to protect Willis from the unscrupulous Mr.
Starman Jones Heinlein's Juveniles Book 7Baen Books #ad - But then disaster strikes, and it's going to take every trick Max ever learned from his tough life and his uncle's manuals to save himself and the ship from a doom beyond extinction itself. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM DRM Rights Management. The stars were closed to Max Jones.
Duty is everything, and a mistake can mean you and all aboard are lost forever. To get into space you either needed connections, poor mother, a membership in the arcane Guild, or a whole lot more money than Max, the son of a widowed, was ever going to have. What max does have going for him are his uncle's prized astrogation manuals—books on star navigation that Max literally commits to memory word for word, equation for equation.
Starman Jones Heinlein's Juveniles Book 7 #ad - When max's mother decides to remarry a bullying oaf, and Max's near complete memorization of them, only to discover that his Uncle Chet's manuals, Max takes to the road, is a ticket to the stars. But serving on a spaceship is no easy task. Max loves every minute of his new life, and he steadily grows in the trust of his superior officers, and seems to be on course for a command track position.
Time for the StarsPhoenix Pick #ad - Rarely has heinlein pushed his imagination further…a vivid, stirring experience. Chicago tribune“one of the superb Heinlein stories that has excitement, understanding, rationality, pace, humanity, urbanity, and is a joy to read. The new york timeswith over-population stretching the resources of Earth, the need to find and colonize other Terra-type planets is becoming crucial to the survival of the human race.
Along with other telepathic pairings, their abilities are tested, and it is discovered that time nor distance impedes their connection; communication between Earth and the Torchships would be instantaneous. But there is a catch: during the course of the mission, while one of them stays behind and grows old, the other will be traversing the stars, on Earth, and—if he survives—will return a young man.
Time for the Stars #ad - The word that comes to mind for him is essential. Only to discover, that was indeed what they could do. With a seemingly inexhaustible budget, the scientists at the Long Range Foundation create the remarkable Torchships, which are able to traverse to different Star Systems within the matter of months. But finding these planets is time-consuming and very costly.
However, communication between Earth and these ships would still take countless years—even decades. How would they alert earth of the planets they find?Tom and Pat are recruited by LRF to become the human transmitters and receivers for the mission. G.
Space CadetSpectrum Literary Agency, Inc. #ad - What they discover after they land on venus is not what they expected… The cadets and their captain are taken prisoner, and the "rescue" signal came from Matt's old nemesis. Heinlein's wit and exuberance are on full display here. Published in 1948, long before other writers even imagined cellphones or hydraulic mattresses waterbeds, readers can enjoy the lively dialog and inventiveness that are hallmarks of Heinlein's work.
Not only america's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world … Heinlein remains today as a sort of trademark for all that is finest in American imaginative fiction. Stephen king"there is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein.
Space Cadet #ad - Dean koontz"one of the most influential writers in American Literature. The new york times book Review"Heinlein wears imagination as though it were his private suit of clothes. The new york times"heinlein… has the ability to see technologies just around the bend. What seemed like a short and exciting adventure to another planet becomes a grueling experience, and the cadets' diplomatic as well as engineering skills and ingenuity are sorely tested.
Robert A. Matt dodson reports to the colorado base of the Interplanetary Patrol, a new cadet with a fierce desire to become a member of the Patrol, which for over a century has kept the peace throughout the Solar System. That, combined with his outstanding skill as a writer and engineer-inventor, produces books that are often years ahead of their time.
FridayPhoenix Pick #ad - For she is both superior and inferior to the average human. As an ap—artificial person—the best humanity has to offer has been written into Friday’s DNA. Thrust into one calamity after another, she uses her enhanced wits and very many skills to evade, seduce or even kill her way out of any sticky situation she finds herself in.
This one should fly. Publishers weekly“one of heinlein’s best, which is to say one of the best in all of Science Fiction—terrific story with a superbly realized heroine and world. Poul andersonFriday is a secret courier and ardent lover. But in friday heinlein has created one of the most enlightened, warm, engaging and humane characters in the science fiction field, gifting us a novel of female empowerment that was well ahead of its time.
Corrected text typos“his best since The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. Jerry pournelle“A charming protagonist in a story as sleekly engineered as a starship. Employed by a man she only knows of as “boss”, which take her from New Zealand to Canada, and through the new States of America’s disunion, she is given the most awkward and dangerous cases, all the way out into the stars and the new colony of Botany Bay.
Friday #ad - Yet she is often treated like a second class citizen—if she were ever able to claim citizenship. Her mother was the test tube and her father the knife, as the saying goes, and no soul, so she has less rights than the biologically-born human, according to the church. One of heinlein’s best, which is to say one of the best in all of Science Fiction—terrific story with a superbly realized heroine and world.
Have Space Suit - Will Travel Heinlein's Juveniles Book 12Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc. #ad - But after entering a contest to help realize his dream, he is thrust into a space adventure he could never have imagined—with the most unlikely of friends and enemies. He is generally considered the greatest and most influential science fiction writer of the twentieth century. That, combined with his outstanding skill as a writer and engineer-inventor, produces books that are often years ahead of their time.
The philadelphia Inquirer"One of the grand masters of science fiction. The wall street JournalRobert A. Heinlein 1907-1988, was the author of such ground-breaking novels as starship troopers, often called the science fiction grand Master, RED PLANET, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND and THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS.
Have Space Suit - Will Travel Heinlein's Juveniles Book 12 #ad - Kip russell wants nothing more than to go to the moon. A favorite among Heinlein readers. Here is superior science fiction. The new york times"not only america's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world. Stephen king"there is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein.
Dean koontz"one of the most influential writers in American Literature. The new york times book Review"Heinlein wears imagination as though it were his private suit of clothes.
Citizen of the Galaxy Heinlein's Juveniles Book 11Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc. #ad - In addition to being a bestselling author, 3 "retro Hugo" awards, Heinlein's novels won 4 Hugo awards, and the first "Grand Master Award" from the Science Fiction Writers of America. He is generally considered the greatest and most influential science fiction writer of the twentieth century. A suspenseful tale of adventure, coming-of-age and interstellar conflict by science fiction's Grand Master.
Not only america's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world. Stephen king"there is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein. Dean koontz"one of the most influential writers in American Literature. The new york times book Review"Heinlein wears imagination as though it were his private suit of clothes.
Citizen of the Galaxy Heinlein's Juveniles Book 11 #ad - The new york times"heinlein… has the ability to see technologies just around the bend. Heinlein 1907-1988, was the author of such ground-breaking novels as starship troopers, red planet, often called the science Fiction Grand Master, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND and THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS. In the far future, young thorby is sold in a slave market to an old beggar who is more than he seems to be; and Thorby takes part in many adventures as he climbs the ladders of power and learns the truth of his own identity.
That, combined with his outstanding skill as a writer and engineer-inventor, produces books that are often years ahead of their time. The philadelphia Inquirer"One of the grand masters of science fiction.
Double StarPhoenix Pick #ad - It also won Heinlein his first Hugo. The story revolves around lawrence smith—also known as “Lorenzo the Great”—a down-and-out actor wasting the remainder of his life in bars. Brian aldiss called it his “most enjoyable novel. Whether it is the simplicity of a lively tale, or the depth of characterization, the complexity of the situation, the book has developed a loyal following.
Or making science fiction movies. And double star is an excellent example of all the reasons why. Connie Willis. When he encounters a space-pilot who offers him a drink, before he knows what is going on, he is on Mars involved in a deep conspiracy with global consequences. He is given a mission where failure would not only mean his own death, it would almost certainly mean an all-out planetary war.
Double Star #ad - Heinlein’s novels of the 1940s and 50s shaped every single science fiction writer of my generation and everyone currently writing science fiction. Double star is considered by many to be the finest of his titles. Many of heinlein’s fans consider the novels he wrote in the fifties amongst the author’s strongest work; when he was at the peak of his talents.
Sixth ColumnBaen Books #ad - The totalitarian east has triumphed in a massive invasion and the United States has fallen to a dictatorial superpower bent on total domination. It's six against six million—but those six happen to include a scientific genius, wily operators, a master of subterfuge and disguise who learned his trade as a lawyer-turned-hobo, and a tough-minded commander who knows how to get the best out of his rag-tag assortment of American discontents, and geniuses.
After the U. S. The counterinsurgency for freedom is on, and defeat is not an option. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM DRM Rights Management. Will rise again. It's going to take technological savvy and a propaganda campaign that would leave Madison Avenue aghast, but the U. S. Is conquered, an enclave of brilliant misfits leads a rebellion against near-impossible odds.
Sixth Column #ad - That power is consolidating its grip via concentration camps, police state tactics, and a total monopoly upon the very thoughts of the conquered populace. A tiny enclave of scientists and soldiers survives, unbeknownst to America's new rulers.