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” …

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 …

Lord of Emperors, by Guy Gavriel Kay

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the second and concluding part of the Sarantine Mosaic, the first being the excellent Sailing to Sarantium. That book told the tale of the mosaicist Caius Crispus, travelling from …

Sky of Swords, by Dave Duncan

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? The third novel in Dave Duncan’s “King’s Blades” setting, Sky of Swords is a story of intrigue, betrayal, fear and politics rife with narrow escapes, bribery, love and, of course, swords. …

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 …

Dark Shadows on the Moon, by John B. Ford

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: Hive Press Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by James Michael White Have you read this book? There’s this huge orchestra, see, and in it are all the expected instruments and sections, yeah yeah, all the brass and strings and woodwinds and percussion and even some …

Ravenheart, by David Gemmell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ballantine Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? If Sword in the Storm was Morte d’Arthur and Midnight Falcon was Gladiator, then Ravenheart is part Rob Roy and part Braveheart. There’s also a fair dash of Sir Walter Scott’s Waverly …

Midnight Falcon, by David Gemmell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ballantine Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? Following many years after the story told in Sword in the Storm, Midnight Falcon is the second of David Gemmell’s Rigante books. While Sword in the Storm had many similarities to the …

Albert, by Donn Jo Napoli

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harcourt Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lisa DuMond Have you read this book? The great magic of books, especially the best books, is the ability to take readers away, to lift us from wherever we are to wherever the author can imagine. It’s an escape, …

Sagitarius Whorl, by Julian May

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? The third (and final?) book in the Rampart Worlds series is similar to the first two — another installment of the Continuing Adventures of Asahel Frost. Mr. Frost is the …

Soldiers Live, by Glen Cook

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? Glen Cook has done it again. You can tell, when you see that name and the words ‘Black Company’ on a novel, that you are in for a good time. …

Brothers In Arms, by Ben Weaver

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: EOS Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Bluejack Have you read this book? Ben Weaver mixes the best sensibilities of military science fiction with a little Star Wars style magic. The result builds from a boot-camp tale with a twist to an exciting, fast-paced adventure. …