Search Results: "Jennifer Fallon"


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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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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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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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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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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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GETTING RID OF MATTHEW by Jane Fallon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"Fallon's debut is sharp enough, but a languishing plot dulls the author's wit."
The other woman attempts to make amends in this debut novel from Fallon, a U.K. television producer and partner of comedian Ricky Gervais. Read full book review >

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DODGERLAND by Michael Fallon
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2016

"Not a conventional championship-season kind of treatment but a thoughtful, comprehensive, and even deeply personal account of a boisterous era whose echoes remain loud, even painful."
The late-1970s Los Angeles Dodgers are a not-so-distant window through which we can view American culture, then and now. Read full book review >

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GETTING RID OF MATTHEW by Jane Fallon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"Fallon's debut is sharp enough, but a languishing plot dulls the author's wit."
The other woman attempts to make amends in this debut novel from Fallon, a U.K. television producer and partner of comedian Ricky Gervais. Read full book review >

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THE CARRIER OF THE MARK by Leigh Fallon
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Misses the mark. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
This obsessive, Twilight-like romance and teen debut, first discovered on inkpop.com, misses the benefit of thorough editing in a rush to be published. Read full book review >

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THE CONFUSION OF LANGUAGES by Siobhan Fallon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"Page-turning and rich in detail, this is a solid, insightful debut."
In her debut novel, Fallon (You Know When the Men Are Gone, 2011) takes the Army wives who were the subject of her previous short story collection and moves them overseas, where political unrest is fomenting in the wake of the Arab Spring. Read full book review >

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YOU KNOW WHEN THE MEN ARE GONE by Siobhan Fallon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2011

"A fresh look at the Iraq war as it plays out on the domestic front."
In an accomplished debut story collection, Fallon lays bare the lonely lives of military families when the men go to war. Read full book review >