Wither’s Legacy, by John Passarella

Genre: Horror Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Wither’s Legacy is the third in a series of books about Wendy Ward, a young Wiccan with growing magical powers. In the first two (which I have not read and …

Dragon Precinct, by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pocket Books Star Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? The blurb on DeCandido’s first original novel (he has written shared other shared world novels) Dragon Precinct is “…a cross between Lord of the Rings and Law & Order.” …

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 Farther Shore, by Christie Golden

Genre: Star Trek Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Heather Hunt Have you read this book? Christie Golden has turned herself into the preferred author of Star Trek: Voyager novels. This is a good thing because she has an intimate knowledge of the cast and story …

The Shining, by Stephen King

Genre: Horror Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 1977 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Jack Crane Have you read this book? Well, I pulled this one off my shelf the other day and reread it and am I ever glad I did. After spending the last few years more or less estranged …

Slave Trade, by Susan Wright

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? My primary complaint against Slave Trade is that it’s somewhat misleading. The cover image (which, as you can see, depicts the naked back of a writhing woman whose hands …

Inversions, by Iain M. Banks

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lalith Vipulananthan Have you read this book? Nominally set in the Culture Universe, Inversions is seemingly bereft of of the technologically-advanced and galaxy-spanning utopia that looms large within Banks’s preceding novels. Instead the focus is on the …

The World in Shadow, by Theodore Beale

Genre: Faith Based Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? The World in Shadow is the sequel to Theodore Beale’s The War in Heaven. Like the previous book, this one is also Christian fantasy–a story where Christianity …

The War in Heaven, by Theodore Beale

Genre: Faith Based Science Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? It was interesting to me to note that The War in Heaven was originally published in mass-market paperback in 2000. Now, Pocket Books has reissued it as …

Bag of Bones, by Stephen King

Genre: Horror Publisher: Pocket Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Reader Rating So, you’re wondering if this King is worth shelling the big bone out for, especially after so many duds he’s been putting his name on in recent years. (Wizard and Glass being an exception, of …