Reviews of the Works of John E. Stith

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Memory Blank

"Pretty good fun."

1986-05-01 May 1986 Fantasy Review Joe Sanders view
Memory Blank

"John Stith is quickly becoming a favorite author of mine. Good reading!"

1986-06-01 June 1986 Galactic Dispatch Joe Sokola view
Memory Blank

"Gave me the most realistic description of living in an O'Neill colony of anything I've read, and colony descriptions are interwoven through this fast-paced and intriguing story."

1986-07-01 July 1986 L5 News Carla Bucy view
Memory Blank

"This is a spaceborn mystery story, quite well done."

1986-07-01 July 1986 Science Fiction Chronicle Don D'Ammassa view
Memory Blank

"An enjoyable read."

1986-08-01 Aug/Sep 1986 West Coast Review of Books John Sherman view
Memory Blank

"I put aside another book I'd been reading, and even stayed up late one night finishing Memory Blank when I should have been catching up on sleep."

1986-08-01 1 August 1986 Pikes Peak Journal Ken Jordan view
Memory Blank

"Entertaining!"

1987-01-01 Date unknown Voice of Youth Advocates unknown view
Memory Blank

"This futuristic thriller is taut and gripping, the characters are believable, and the computer's pretty human, too!"

1987-01-01 Winter 86/87 British Science Fiction Society Newsletter Di Wathen view
Memory Blank

"Stith's concentration on character ultimately surpasses all genres, making Memory Blank a fine novel of suspense for all."

1990-02-01 February 1990 Reading for Pleasure Cindy Bartorillo view
Manhattan Transfer

"Cleverly drawn characters, an irresistible plot, an astonishing premise. All written with the superb skill of a truly polished science fiction master."

1992-08-17 Author quote Author quote William Barton view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer proves once again that John E. Stith is the true successor to Arthur C. Clarke and Hal Clement as the modern master of the hard science novel."

1992-08-31 Author quote Author quote Mike Resnick view
Manhattan Transfer

"John E. Stith continues in the re-birth of a science-lover's science fiction."

1992-09-26 Author quote Author quote Paul Levinson view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer has everything good SF demands: real human beings, true aliens, awesome technology, and a conflict of staggering importance. This one's going to win John Stith a lot of new fans."

1992-09-27 Author quote Author quote Kevin O'Donnell Jr. view
Manhattan Transfer

"Welcome back to the Golden Age! John E. Stith's Manhattan Transfer is exactly the kind of novel that hooked most of us on SF in the first place: a grand sense-of-wonder premise; a breakneck pace; dozens of really neat ideas per chapter."

1992-10-03 Author quote Author quote Robert J. Sawyer view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer is filled with interesting ideas and a knockout climax! It is the type of novel that originally got me reading science fiction."

1992-10-30 Author quote Author quote Kevin J. Anderson view
Manhattan Transfer

"This is the kind of story that brought me to SF. Put a little fun back into your life and read Manhattan Transfer."

1992-12-01 December 1992 Science Fiction Chronicle Don D'Ammassa view
Manhattan Transfer

"With Manhattan Transfer he's outdone himself. It's a book filled with invention, excitement, and entirely believable characters."

1992-12-01 Author quote Author quote Joel Rosenberg view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer starts off with a bang and seldom lets up the pace. It succeeds as a chronicle of the human spirit. It is Highly Recommended."

1993-02-01 February 1993 Circle of Janus Greg Dunn view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer is a visual feast of exotic locales and strange situations recapturing the sense of wonder of the best science fiction."

1993-02-17 Author quote Author quote Kevin J. Anderson view
Manhattan Transfer

"I would dearly love to see--on the biggest screen possible--the scene in which the aliens dome Manhattan, rip it from the bedrock, and lift it into space."

1993-02-25 Author quote Author quote Kevin O'Donnell Jr. view
Manhattan Transfer

"Stith's gripping pace, penetrating insight into human nature, and well-crafted turn of phrase make Manhattan Transfer a 'can't turn it down' book."

1993-03-01 Spring 1993 Journeys Eva Presley view
Manhattan Transfer

"When I read Manhattan Transfer, all I could keep thinking was 'blockbuster movie!'"

1993-03-01 Author quote Author quote Mike Resnick view
Manhattan Transfer

"Manhattan Transfer has the makings of a stunningly visual movie. The opening scenes of Manhattan being severed from its steel and granite moorings by daunting alien lasery would itself be worth the price of admission."

1993-03-01 Author quote Author quote Paul Levinson view
Manhattan Transfer

"This is science fiction on a grand scale, full of stunning visuals of New York City being ripped from the surface of the Earth, vast starships, and intriguing extraterrestrials."

1993-03-01 Author quote Author quote Robert J. Sawyer view
Manhattan Transfer

"Entertainingly breakneck pace and considerable power at inventing techno-epic detail."

1993-05-01 May 1993 Locus Edward Bryant view

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