Blood Rites, by Jim Butcher

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: Roc Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? Harry Dresden is a modern wizard in Chicago with an ad in the yellow pages. His life is far from perfect. His social circle is limited and he has no girlfriend. …

The Salt Roads, by Nalo Hopkinson

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Warner Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? The Salt Roads is a fabulist tale of three women and the spirit Ezili conjured up at the graveside of a stillborn child. The collective consciousness of Africans make up the …

Shadow Puppets, by Orson Scott Card

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? About a year and a half ago, I attended a remarkable and moving event. A friend of mine, Naomi Lipton, had been suffering from infrequent and mysterious seizures for …

The Dark Wing, by Walter H. Hunt

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? I met Walter H. Hunt at a science fiction convention (Readercon) in 2002. He had the good fortune of receiving praise first hand from the reviewer for Analog for …

The Moon’s Shadow, by Catherine Asaro

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? Catherine Asaro’s latest novel, The Moon’s Shadow, reads like a historical thriller that just happens to occur in the distant future (2277). It is the latest installment in Asaro’s Skolian Empire …