From Publishers Weekly
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--Fantastica Daily on The Green and the Gray"Zahn keeps the story moving at a breakneck pace, maintaining excitement."
--Publishers Weekly on Dragon and Thief
"The direction Manta's Gift ultimately takes is inventive and unexpected . . . Zahn plays out his suspense as deftly as always, building a tense situation and ultimately defusing it in believable and pleasing ways."
--Locus on Manta's Gift
"YA readers looking for more than the usual SF action-adventure should be well pleased."
--Publishers Weekly on Manta's Gift:
"The author of Angelmass brings a new twist to a classic tale of human-alien encounter, combining fast-paced action and hard science with personal drama. A good choice for most sf collections."
--Library Journal on Manta's Gift:
"Another thoroughly literate sf yarn from Zahn."
--Booklist on Manta's Gift:
"Angelmass is thus a serious SF novel sneakily posing as an enormous golden-age thrill ride."
--Locus on Angelmass
"Zahn paints every futuristic detail with gleamy realism and mock scientific dialogue that streams with starship hardware and military trooper talk. Once underway, immensely appealing."
--Kirkus Reviews on Angelmass
"Through in-depth characterization, as well as toothsome scientific and political mysteries, Zahn unfold an intricate tale of adventure sure to please his many fans."
--Publishers Weekly on Angelmass
"The latest novel by the award-winning author of the first published Star Wars trilogy, this combines fast-paced action with believable characters to produce a first-rate sf space adventure that belongs in most libraries."
--Library Journal on Angelmass
"This very solid, very readable SF novel delivers the essential kick of the best work in the genre, and it would be encouraging if that larger audience picked this book up as well. It certainly delivers all the qualities of the best SF adventure writing. Recommended."
--Asimov's SF Magazine on Angelmass
"Mixes fantasy and contemporary adventure very well, creating something both entertaining and interesting. A very enjoyable read." (Fantastica Daily)