Search Results: "Larry Tuxbury"


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BENJAMIN FRANKLINSTEIN MEETS THOMAS DEADISON by Larry Tuxbury
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2012

"Another entertaining foray into science both mad and real; new readers should start with the opener, though, to make sense of it all. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Closing a comical series' first story arc, America's two greatest inventors square off in a death match over the Emperor Napoléon's scheme to conquer the world…with science. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN FRANKLINSTEIN LIVES! by Matthew McElligott
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Expect sequels. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Nerdy Victor is literally blasted out of his compulsively regimented ways when "Frank Benjamin," waking from 200 years of suspended animation, moves into a nearby apartment. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Readers will too. (Sci-fantasy. 10-12)"
Renowned inventors square off in a battle for modern Philadelphia in this daffy sequel to Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! (2010). Read full book review >

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ATTACK OF THE SMART PIES by Larry Gonick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Sporting an array of odd forms in the tiny vignettes with which this tale is sprinkled, the New Muses may keep their current fans amused, but they're unlikely to draw many new ones with this offbeat episode. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
A zany premise and an equally off-the-wall plot keep this wandering tale—the first separate outing for characters with a regular gig in MUSE magazine—afloat, but just barely. Read full book review >

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PEBOAN AND SEEGWUN by Charles Larry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 1993

"Afterword. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-10)"
An Anishinabe (Ojibwa) riddle/myth about the turning seasons. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1990

Kettelkamp introduces technologies for the physically challenged, envisioning a future when "a properly repaired human will actually be improved in physical function. Read full book review >

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RED PHOENIX by Larry Bond
Released: June 2, 1989

This first techno-thriller from Bond, who collaborated with Tom Clancy on Red Storm Rising, tells the story of a power grab by the son of North Korea's dictator—a grab perfectly timed to benefit from South Korean disarray when civil unrest and American politics lead to drastic revision of America's military policy for that country. Read full book review >

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THE WANDERING HILL by Larry McMurtry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2003

"Big issues masquerading as light fun. Highly entertaining."
Lord Berrybender and brood continue their western exploration, in this second in a four-part series (Sin Killer, 2002). Read full book review >