American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: William Morrow & Co Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Bill Sheehan Have you read this book? In the introduction to his 1973 collection, Deathbird Stories, Harlan Ellison stated that “when belief in a god dies, the god dies,” yielding, inevitably, to deities who reflect …

Ascendant Sun, by Catherine Asaro

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating Ascendant Sun is a sequel to two branches of her “story so far”. It follows the journey of Kelric, hero of The Last Hawk, a Nebula Award nominee, as he returns to …

Hammerfall, by C. J. Cherryh

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Morrow, William & Co Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Elizabeth Kelley Buzbee Reader Rating When Hammerfall came out this summer, I rushed to get my copy. There are only a couple of SF writers for whom I will shell out the extra bucks for a …

The Last Hot Time, by John M. Ford

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating John M. Ford is one of the best and subtlest writers we have, as well as having outstanding range. His previous books include spy stories, space opera, hard SF set on the Moon, and …