Hero Lost, edited by Alex J. Cavanaugh

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Freedom Fox Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Hero Lost, is a Fantasy Anthology edited by Alex J. Cavanaugh. This anthology has 12 short stories which all revolve around mostly traditional fantasy themes. This book comes out of …

King of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? This is the second book in Mark Lawrence’s “The Broken Empire” series. I generally like post-apocalyptic novels, but this series is much darker than most, on the verge …

The Dark Matter, by DM Flexer

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Xlibris Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Dark Matter by DM Flexer is a fantasy novel more than anything else, although there are some odd dashes of science fiction thrown in. It takes place on Atlantis, which …

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella Directed by Justin Lin Review by David L. Felts Rating: Have you seen this movie? I finally got around to seeing Star Trek Beyond. I enjoy …

28 Weeks Later

28 Weeks Later (2007), Rated “R” Starring Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau Jr. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Review by Nicholas Ozment Rating  Have you seen this movie? So everyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for zombie movies. When this one came out in 2007, …

Enterprise: Daedalus, by David Stern

Genre: Star Trek Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Saturday night, after enjoying the movie Garden State, my wife and I picked up our kids from the YNCA Parent’s night out and headed home, noticing that is …

Phoenix, by Ken Rand

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Zumaya Publications Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Pat Marlan Have you read this book? Phoenix, by Ken Rand, left me feeling conflicted. I enjoyed the book, despite some parts that I felt weren’t as effective as they could have been at keeping my attention. …

Hellboy, by Yvonne Navarro

Genre: Movie Novelization Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by James Michael White Have you read this book? Yvonne Navarro’s novelization of Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy screenplay is a quick, fun read full of slam-bang monster-fighting action and occultish Nazi intrigue conveyed with workman-like (okay, workwoman-like) …

Brother John, by Rutledge Etheridge

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Ace Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Except for a few reviews added when the site first launched, I’ve avoided doing more. That’s because I didn’t want SFReader to get the reputation of being “Dave’s Book Reviews” …

The Footprints of God, by Greg Iles

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? If you’re Greg Bear, Greg Benford, Larry Niven or Robert J. Sawyer, and you write a book set in the near-future containing speculative elements, it’s called science fiction. If …

The Orion Protocol, by Gary Tigerman

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Steven Sawicki Have you read this book? Conspiracy theorist’s unite the answers you seek are here. Curious about the water erosion found at the base of the Pyramids? How about the photos from the supposedly lost Mars …

T’top, by Jeffrey Testin

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: America House Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by S. Fazekas Have you read this book? Jeffrey J. Testin’s first novel T’top is a pleasant surprise. Well grounded in hard sciences, with an interesting plot and some good writing, despite a few flaws it’s a satisfying …

Sleep Disorder, by Jack Ketchum, Edward Lee

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Gauntlet Press Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? “A Jack Ketchum/Edward Lee collaboration.” A phrase sure to send a thrill of excitement down the spine of any avid fan of “extreme” horror literature. After all, these are two …

Riverwatch, by Joseph Nassise

Genre: Horror Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Riverwatch, a first novel by Joe Nassise, accomplishes what it sets out to do, but does so in a familiar and mostly uninventive fashion. It falls into the category …