The Grand Adventure, by David Scott Webster

Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? David Scott Webster’s The Grand Adventure, the first book in his Naxos Island Mages saga, is a young adult fantasy that follows two young brothers on a—you guessed it!–grand adventure. …

The Piaculum, by Richard Gray

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? The Piaculum by Eric Gray can be best described as religious science fiction. Set on a futuristic Earth where a strictly regimented, agriculturally based community of Christians (called the Mone) …

Inside the Enchanted Castle, by R. A. Albano

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by James Carpenter Have you read this book? Hansel and Gretel Meet the Fisher King Inside the Enchanted Castle starts off with a climactic scene: the evil witch Turbidine lays waste and ruin to the enchanted fantasy realm of Porphyria …

From the Shadows, by K. B. Shaw

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Paul Goat Allen Have you read this book? In the prepress marketing material I received with my copy of KB Shaw’s From the Shadows, anonymous reviewers described the young adult novel as a “computer lover’s version of Harry …

The God Box, by Barry B. Longyear

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? Barry Longyear usually writes science fiction; to date this is his only fantasy. It is set in an unnamed world with a rather Arabian Nights flavor, populated with beggars and merchants, wizards …

Dawn of Man, by Elbert Lewis, Jr.

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? In Dawn of Man, Lewis does an admirable job of creating minority characters that aren’t often seen in science fiction. Like Lewis, most of his characters are African American. I …

Dirty Boots, by Mike E. Purfield

Genre: Horror Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Dirty Boots is a difficult book to quantify. Is it a road story? Is it horror? Is it science fiction? Is it a teen angst novel? Is it a serial killer thriller? …

Gemquest: The Twins, by Gary Alan Wassner

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: iUniverse Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? Caveat: I’m not an epic fantasy fan. I like more realism, less power and a certain amount of grittiness. Believable characters in a consistent setting following a cohesive plot are the most …