Search Results: "Jennifer Fallon"


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WOLFBLADE by Jennifer Fallon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

"Rote setting and unnecessarily dense exposition, enlivened by Fallon's teeming imagination."
A spoiled princess and her dwarf slave prove surprisingly effective adversaries against a host of contenders for power in Fallon's saga of forbidden love and revenge, the first in a trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE PALACE OF IMPOSSIBLE DREAMS by Jennifer Fallon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2010

"A worthy chapter in Fallon's satisfying fantasy tale."
The latest installment in Australian fantasy author Fallon's sprawling Tide Lords quartet (The Gods of Amyrantha, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE IMMORTAL PRINCE by Jennifer Fallon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2008

"Convincing in broad outline, though the details don't bear close scrutiny: a modestly gratifying yarn for readers desiring to settle in for the long haul."
First of a new doorstopper fantasy series from the Australian author of Warlord (2006). Read full book review >

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HARSHINI by Jennifer Fallon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2005

"Well-crafted entertainment."
Third in the author's Chronicles fantasy series (Medalon; Treason Keep, both 2004). Read full book review >

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MEDALON by Jennifer Fallon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2004

"Fallon brings a fair quota of wit and a healthy dose of realism to rather predictable material: nothing earthshaking, but engaging overall."
Another Australian fantasy import from Tor, which seems to have cornered the market. Read full book review >

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TREASON KEEP by Jennifer Fallon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 24, 2004

"A well-executed 'popcorn' fantasy, with complex characters and entertaining style."
Second in the Hythrun Chronicles (Medalon, p. 206), a fantasy about the fate of nations hanging on the doings of one R'Shiel, a young woman with great magical powers. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER GOVERNMENT by Max Barry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"It's Catch-22 by way of The Matrix."
Bubblegum pop-future comedy in which corporations go to war like feudal fiefdoms. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER, TOO by Juanita Havill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"The perky, realistic dialogue, lively b&w art, and assertive protagonist will all appeal to other young feminists, and to boys with older sibs, too. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The author of the popular Jamaica books offers three easy chapters about a cheerful child edging her way into her big brother's games with his friends. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER MURDLEY'S TOAD by Bruce Coville
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Snagged immediately with ``If Jennifer Murdley hadn't been forced to wear her brother's underpants to school, the whole thing might never have happened,'' readers will find this latest escapade featuring Mr. S. H. Elives and his quirky magic-shop endlessly funny. Read full book review >

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JENNIFER, GWYNETH & ME by Rachel Bertsche
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2014

"A gratuitous work of celebrity worship."
One writer's attempt to "celebrify" her life by following the examples of today's leading ladies in pop culture. Read full book review >

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WHAT JENNIFER SAW by Hal Schweig
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"A gripping tale of suspense, family dynamics and trauma's fallout."
Schweig's debut novel is a psychological murder mystery that traces the undoing of a family after tragedy strikes. Read full book review >

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO JENNIFER STEELE? by Jean Ruryk
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 1996

"Cat's thin but entertaining second outing (Chicken Little Was Right, 1994, not reviewed) is full of heartwarming recoveries, dead-ended subplots, alarums and excursions—just not much mystery or detection."
Everybody hopes to find treasures among the trash in antique shops, but furniture restorer Catherine Wilde hits the jackpot at Canterbury House: a bag lady who turns out to be Jennifer Steele, onetime TV actress and childhood friend of Cat's late daughter Laurie. Read full book review >