Thursday, June 28, 2007

Anniversary of the Death of Jim Baen

Today is the anniversary of the death in 2006 of Jim Baen, science fiction editor and publisher. offers a library of free books here and a list of Baen books they consider appropriate for high-schoolers. Here's the list of their young-adult suggestions:

Lois McMaster Bujold:
Falling Free
Miles, Mystery and Mayhem
Young Miles

Dave Freer:
Pyramid Scheme
Rats, Bats & Vats
The Rats, the Bats and the Ugly
The Shadow of the Lion

Eric Flint:
The Course of Empire
Grantville Gazette Volume I
Legions of Space
Mountain Magic
A Plague of Demons
Pyramid Scheme
Rats, Bats & Vats
The Rats, the Bats and the Ugly
The Shadow of the Lion

Jody Lynn Nye:
The Planet Pirates

James P. Hogan:
Bug Park
The Cradle of Saturn
The Legend That Was Earth

John Ringo:
March to the Sea
March to the Stars
March Upcountry

Robert Asprin:
E. Godz

David Drake:
The Far Side of the Stars
Foreign Legions
Lt. Leary Commanding
More Than Honor
With the Lightnings
The World Turned Upside Down

James H. Schmitz:
Agent of Vega
Eternal Frontier
The Hub: Dangerous Territory
Original Edition of edited Schmitz Stories
T.N.T:Telzey & Trigger
Telzey Amberdon
Trigger and Friends

Charles Sheffield:
The Amazing Dr. Darwin
Borderlands of Science
Convergent Series

Harry Turtledove:
Alternate Generals

David Weber:
The Apocalypse Troll
The Armageddon Inheritance
Ashes of Victory
Changer of Worlds
Echoes of Honor
The Excalibur Alternative
Field of Dishonor
Flag in Exile
Heirs of Empire
Honor Among Enemies
The Honor of the Queen
In Death Ground
In Enemy Hands
March to the Sea
March to the Stars
March Upcountry
More Than Honor
Mutineer's Moon
Oath of Swords
Oath of Swords and Sword Brother
On Basilisk Station
Path of the Fury
The Shiva Option
The Short Victorious War
War God's Own
Worlds of Honor

Steve White:
Eagle Against the Stars
Emperor of Dawn
Prince of Sunset
The Shiva Option

Mercedes Lackey:
Bedlam's Bard
Brain Ships
The Chrome Borne
Fiddler Fair
The Free Bards
The Shadow of the Lion

Andre Norton:
Darkness and Dawn
Time Traders

Elizabeth Moon:
The Deed of Paksenarrion
The Planet Pirates

Gordon R. Dickson:
Hour of the Gremlins

Jeffery D. Kooistra:
Dykstra's War

Spider Robinson:
User Friendly

Keith Laumer:
Bolos I: Honor of the Regiment
Bolos IV: Last Stand
Bolos V: Old Guard
Legions of Space
The Lighter Side
A Plague of Demons

John Dalmas:
The Lizard War
The Regiment

Robert A. Heinlein:
Beyond This Horizon
The Menace From Earth
Revolt in 2100 and Methuselah's Children

Rick Cook:
The Wiz Biz

Larry Niven:
Best of All Possible Wars
The Man-Kzin Wars

C. J. Cherryh:
The Paladin

Anne McCaffrey:
Brain Ships
The Planet Pirates

L. Sprague deCamp:
Lest Darkness Fall - To Bring the Light

Ellen Guon:
Bedlam's Bard

T. K. F. Weisskopf:
Cosmic Tales: Adventures in Far Futures
Cosmic Tales: Adventures in the Sol System

Jerry Pournelle:
Birth of Fire

Margaret Ball:
Brain Ships

Mary Brown:
Here There Be Dragonnes

Marion Zimmer Bradley:
The Fall of Atlantis

Christopher Anvil:
Interstellar Patrol
Interstellar Patrol II: The Federation of Humanity

Randall Garrett:
Lord Darcy

Murray Leinster:
A Logic Named Joe
Planets of Adventure

Tom Godwin:
The Cold Equations
Original Edition of edited Godwin Stories

Wen Spencer:

Travis S. Taylor:
The Quantum Connection
Warp Speed

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