The Broken God, by David Zindell

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the first book of the trilogy “A Requiem for Homo Sapiens”, which is the sequel to Neverness. It would be possible to follow the story as a stand-alone, but …

The Wild, by David Zindell

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the second in the Requiem for Homo Sapiens trilogy, following The Broken God. Danlo Ringess has qualified as a space pilot and leaves the city of Neverness with many …

War in Heaven, by David Zindell

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 1998 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the last in the Requiem for Homo Sapiens trilogy, following The Broken God and The Wild. Danlo Ringess has returned to Thiells from his successful explorations of the Wild, …

One Door Away From Heaven, by Dean Koontz

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Justin Stanchfield Dean Koontz has a rare talent for creating talented misfits and lovable losers a reader truly cares about. His characters inhabit a shadow world resting somewhere on the edge of our own reality, described so vividly …

Zeitgeist, by Bruce Sterling

Genre: Cyberpunk Publisher: Bantam Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jonathan M. Sullivan Reader Rating Leggy Starlitz, the pragmatic, overweight, harried protagonist of Zeitgeist, living out the tail-end of the 90’s in a dizzying succession of escapades ranging from the outlandish to the merely prosaic, is the Twentieth Century in …

Holy Fire, by Bruce Sterling

Genre: Cyberpunk Publisher: Bantam Published: 1997 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jonathan M. Sullivan Reader Rating On the face of it, Holy Fire is about a woman’s quest for youth, for some small measure of immortality. But look deeper, and you’ll see that when Sterling’s 90 year-old protagonist, Mia, undergoes an …

Feersum Endjinn, by Iain M. Banks

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Bantam Published: 1995 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating Iain M. Banks has been publishing SF novels for the past several years, as well as publishing mainstream novels (with horror and/or slipstream SF facets) as by Iain Banks. He has received considerable praise …