Search Results: "Dennis L. Meadows"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 1992

"An invaluable update that leaves no doubt that the time to effect meaningful change has grown extremely short, but that nevertheless shuns gloom and doom to be boldly pragmatic about the future."
An impressive sequel to the controversial and influential Limits to Growth (1972) prepared by three of the authors of that environmental clarion call and based on worldwide data compiled during the past 20 years. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGONSTONE by Dennis L. McKiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Fresh fodder for the addicted; others can safely skip it."
A fantasy novel set in McKiernan's ``Mithgar,'' very much of a piece with the others in this popular series (The Voyage of the Fox Rider, 1993, etc). Read full book review >

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CAVERNS OF SOCRATES by Dennis L. McKiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Though McKiernan has improved since his dire imitation-Tolkien days, this clanking and bloated yarn amounts to little more than a talky belaboring of what-is-reality? notions previously explored by dozens of other writers."
An attempt to wrest fantasy from a science-fiction backdrop— or vice versa—from the author of Voyage of the Fox Rider (1993), etc. Some years from now, the world has been depopulated by a dreadful plague. Read full book review >

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VOYAGE OF THE FOX RIDER by Dennis L. McKiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 12, 1993

"Evidently, the formula to please McKiernan fans."
Another expansive yarn set in the fantasy world of Mithgar, occurring this time in the First Age, thousands of years before the events in McKiernan's last outing, The Eye of the Hunter (1992). Read full book review >

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SILVER WOLF, BLACK FALCON by Dennis L. McKiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 12, 2000

"Fans will pounce, others will find better amusement elsewhere."
Latest—and, according to the author, possibly the last—yarn set in Mithgar (The Dragonstone, 1996, etc.), as gnarled and formulaic as all the others. Read full book review >

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THE EYE OF THE HUNTER by Dennis L. McKiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 12, 1992

"Given these ingredients, bestsellerdom is in the cards."
McKiernan's latest is set in the same fantasy-world as his previous Iron Tower and Silver Call series, with some of the characters in common. Read full book review >

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BRISA'S TALES by Dennis L. Robbins
Released: Sept. 12, 2014

"A delightful follow-up to Naj's Tear that delivers a sky serpent and a strong heroine."
Written in rhyming verse, a children's chapter book continues Brisa's exploits as she helps her friend Naj return to his distant home. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 6, 2012

"An educational, entertaining, poetic adventure."
A tale of innocence, loyalty and trust—a young girl goes on a magical quest to free her mythical friend. Read full book review >

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Released: March 19, 2014

"A balanced, reassuring guide to managing breast cancer through information and empowerment."
In this debut book on women's health, Citrin (Fatal Error, 2010), a breast cancer specialist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, provides an easy-to-follow, no-nonsense explanation of cancer detection and treatment. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 1996

"A somewhat dry but workmanlike survey of its subject, with interesting sidelights on astronomers and their equipment. (8 pages b&w photos)"
The search for planets around other suns is one of the most daunting tasks astronomers have tackled; here two astronomers sum up the progress to date. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 2, 2017

"Encouraging, honest information and real-life cases that show the role food can play in healing the body."
Can eating the right food play a major role in healing medical problems? Read full book review >

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ASUNDER by Jodi Meadows
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Readers who want the answer will have to wait for the sequel. (Dystopian romance. 13 & up)"
The undemanding sequel to Incarnate (2012) goes down slow but easy, leaving characters poised for a third book. Read full book review >