Search Results: "Sean McMullen"


BOOK REVIEW

EYES OF THE CALCULOR by Sean McMullen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Beamflash to North American SF fans: Australia Forwarding Huge Fun by Moonwing."
Librarians still rule the world in volume three of the Australian McMullen's Greatwinter trilogy. Read full book review >

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VOIDFARER by Sean McMullen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"A vibrant, thoughtful, spectacular adventure-drama that sags only a trifle towards the end. McMullen borrows freely, but weaves his own magical comedy of horrors. The result: a blast."
Imagine Alexandre Dumas's account of H.G. Wells's Martians invading Terry Pratchett's Discworld. Read full book review >

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THE MIOCENE ARROW by Sean McMullen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Overlong, overinvolved, and disappointing."
Sequel to McMullen's impressive far-future yarn, Souls in the Great Machine (1999). Read full book review >

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VOYAGE OF THE SHADOWMOON by Sean McMullen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Exciting, suspenseful, vividly believable, and great, clever fun: a major fantasy-award contender."
From the author of the Greatwinter Trilogy (Souls in the Great Machine, 1999, etc.), a brilliantly inventive, marvelously plotted sea-faring fantasy that both mocks and surpasses genre expectations. Read full book review >

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SOULS IN THE GREAT MACHINE by Sean McMullen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 22, 1999

"A stunning idea—the Calculor's as real as if McMullen had built it in his backyard—with an utterly convincing setting, breathtaking developments, and a captivating narrative."
Far-future tale from the Australia author of The Centurion's Empire (1998). Read full book review >

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THE CENTURION'S EMPIRE by Sean McMullen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 16, 1998

"An entertaining but vastly improbable jaunt through history as it wasn't."
Time-hopping, episodic first US appearance for Australia resident McMullen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAN CONNERY by John Parker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Strong pages here and there, but many in Sunday supplement style. (Photographs)"
Many interviews (though none with Connery) give a lift to this otherwise placid celebio of the popular actor, which follows on the heels of Andrew Yule's 1992 Connery bio of the same title—a much stronger work. Read full book review >

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SEAN PENN by Richard T. Kelly
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 2005

"One of those rare oral biographies that's admiring yet still honest."
A star-studded cast comes together with relative unknowns to chat about their buddy Sean. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARING SEAN by Frances Pye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2004

"Suspense driven primarily by characters' blind spots still makes for a Teflon-slick beach read."
Four London women conspire to share the alliteratively available Sean. Read full book review >

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SEAN CONNERY by Andrew Yule
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 1992

"Much, much better than average, and made so by Connery's wit. (Photos—not seen.)"
A life of Connery that's given its richness as much by the whimsically outspoken star himself as by Yule. Read full book review >

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SEAN GRISWOLD'S HEAD by Lindsey Leavitt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2011

"While she learns a few lessons about denial and selfishness in the abstract, she's protected from having to put them in practice. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Payton Gritas' world is turned upside down when she discovers her father has multiple sclerosis and that her parents and older brothers have kept the news from her for six months. Read full book review >

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I REPRESENT SEAN ROSEN by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"An engaging and educational primer on the workings of the movie industry. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Sean has an innovative concept that he believes will transform the entertainment industry. Read full book review >