Search Results: "Storm Constantine"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 17, 2010

"Not necessarily for general readers, but the author provides valuable insight into Constantine's era."
Scholar Stephenson (History/Univ. of Durham; Byzantium's Balkan Frontier: A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204, 2000, etc.) offers a stately though academic biography of the first Roman emperor who converted to Christianity, with a heavy emphasis on the archaeological record. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Constantine leaves us in a dark place, with her capstone volume next."
The feminist fantasy fabulist offers the second in her new Wraeththu trilogy. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 13, 2006

"A fine exploration of 'the other,' and an original alternative to the same-old fantasy cluttering shelves."
Triumphant conclusion to the Wraeththu Histories, following The Shades of Time and Memory (2004). Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2003

"Constantine answers her fans' endless demands."
Dream-laden fantasy kicks off this British author's latest Gothic exercise. Read full book review >

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SEA DRAGON HEIR by Storm Constantine
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"A carefully plotted, beautifully detailed fantasy family-saga spoiled by a thin, trite storyline; the midstream point-of-view switch doesn't help."
New fantasy, the first of a projected trilogy and first hardcover from the British author of the paperback Wraeththu trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE CROWN OF SILENCE by Storm Constantine
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"An uncontrolled and unconvincing continuation: dedicated fans only."
Second entry in Constantine's—trilogy? series?—about the aggressively expansionist Magravandian Empire (Sea Dragon Heir, 2000) and the people who scheme to run it, change it, or bring about its downfall. Read full book review >

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THE WAY OF LIGHT by Storm Constantine
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Trance-inducing."
Solid end to Constantine's Chronicles of the Magravandian Empire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BODY BY STORM by Hunter  Storm
Released: Nov. 14, 2012

"An enthusiastic and sensible approach to getting in shape."
Storm, in her self-help debut, presents a complete program to help people eat a healthy diet, get fit and change their body—and their life. Read full book review >

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STORM by D.J. MacHale
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"There is no middle-volume sag in this pulse-pounding thriller. (Adventure. 10-16)"
In series opener Sylo (2013), war came to Tucker Pierce on Pemberwick Island off the coast of Maine; this middle volume picks up where the first left off. Read full book review >

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STORM by E.L Young
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"This series is a satisfying ride for all concerned, leaving readers with a sense of happy anticipation for the next installment. (Thriller. 10-14)"
James Bond's Q would have been delighted with this engaging series focused on three intelligent, daring and technologically astute teens. Read full book review >

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STORM by E.L. Young
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"There's clearly a third installment on the way, and it can't come soon enough. (author's note, illustrated 'Gadget File') (Thriller. 9-11)"
The techno-kids from STORM are back, picking up only a few short months after their first caper (STORM: The Infinity Code, 2007). Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2000

"A strange adventure doesn't insure a compelling travel narrative—and Noren's is so unpolished that it simultaneously leaves too little up to the reader's imagination and asks too much of their patience."
Wayfarer Noren and his girlfriend Suzanne argue their way around the Baltic on the back of a motorcycle through a lot of bad weather and sinus trouble. Read full book review >