Search Results: "C.S. Jennings"


BOOK REVIEW

JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE INTERSTELLAR TIME WARP by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"Steer newbies to the first in the series so they can experience the whole goofy tale. (Humorous science fiction. 8-12)"
Space is huge, but Jacob and his friends are about to find out that time is even huger. Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2012

"The final pages definitely set up volume three, so a sequel can't be far... far away. (Science fiction/humor. 8-12)"
What do you do after nearly breaking the universe? Run for president! Read full book review >

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JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW by Nathan Bransford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"There's plenty of set-up for future volumes; fans will hope they won't have to wait long. (Science fiction/humor. 9-12)"
Bransford's debut and the first of a series is an outer-space comedy of errors. Read full book review >

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THE DEADLY 7 by Garth Jennings
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"Muddled but fun, with a notably subversive premise. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
With help from seven loyal but decidedly iffy companions, 11-year-old Nelson sets out to rescue his kidnapped older sister. Read full book review >

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THE FOUR LOVES by C.S. Lewis
Released: July 27, 1960

"From a reading of this book laymen and clergy alike will reap great rewards: a deeper knowledge of an insight into human loves, and, indeed, humans, offered with beauty and humor and a soaring description of man's search for God through Love."
The ever-popular and highly readable C.S. Lewis has "done it again." Read full book review >

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WHAT DARKNESS BRINGS by C.S. Harris
Released: March 5, 2013

"A lively foray into early-19th-century politics, treacheries and moral indiscretions, though fans of the series (When Maidens Mourn, 2012, etc.) will lament Hero's relegation to a back seat this time around."
Napoleon and Prinny, England's Prince Regent, both lust after a 45-carat blue diamond. Read full book review >

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NARRATIVE POEMS by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 23, 1971

"Yet that other contrived universe has its power to charm, sometimes to haunt, and will deepen the affection Lewis so readily inspires."
Of course Lewis would be drawn to the long narrative: what form could better accommodate the heraldic solemnities of his Christian Romanticism? Read full book review >

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WHERE THE DEAD LIE by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Harris (When Falcons Fall, 2016, etc.) is as determined as her lead couple to explore London's underbelly. Hold onto your carriage strap: the tangle of familial, criminal, and political conflict makes for bleak reading."
In Regency England, a viscount pursues the sadistic killer of London's most vulnerable denizens. Read full book review >

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WHEN MAIDENS MOURN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2012

"History buffs will have a heyday hobnobbing with the Tennysons, 'discovering' Arthur's burial site, dabbling in Druid enlightenment and siding with the Brits over Napoleon. Romantics will pine once more over Sebastian (When Shadows Dance, 2011, etc.)."
The search for Camelot disrupts a honeymoon in 1812. Read full book review >

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FEAST OF SOULS by C.S. Friedman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"Well-fashioned and often absorbing, if hampered by a dearth of sympathetic characters. A good start to the trilogy."
Start of a new fantasy trilogy—an elaborate vampire variant—from the author of the Coldfire trilogy (Crown of Shadows, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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B. QUICK by C.S. Laurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 2, 2005

"A gently witty and conventional academic whodunit with a happy ending."
Move over, Lev Raphael: Here's another gay academic cozy. Read full book review >

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Released: April 30, 1982

"The book won't stir up a great deal of interest except among his admirers, but their number seems to be large—and growing larger."
A minor but occasionally stimulating collection (nine of the 20 pieces originally appeared in Of Other Worlds) on fiction, fantasy, and related topics. Read full book review >