Hominids, by Robert J. Sawyer

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? I bought Sawyer’s Hominids because it won the Hugo award for best novel. I was even ordered it through SFReader, earning Dave a whopping 33 cents for his continued efforts …

Duke of Uranium, by John Barnes

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Warner Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? With the Duke of Uranium, John Barnes has singing-on nailed science fiction high-adventure. Toktru. Not only that, but he’s added some cool slang, masen? The Duke of Uranium isn’t very …

The Last Hero, by Terry Pratchett

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is the 26th in the Discworld series. The first thing to say about it is: if you’re new to Discworld, this is not the place to start (instead begin with …

Files Attached, by Rob Frisbee

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Dark House Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? It is 10 years in the future. On the surface not much has changed. However the new US Vice President Fairchild gradually discovers that beneath the surface not much …

Lantern Road, by John Argo

Genre: Mixed Genre Anthology Publisher: Clocktower Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? This is an anthology, mostly of science fiction, published (I think) on a Print-on-Demand basis. Most of the stories are also available separately as eBooks. The first story, appropriately …

Snippets of Midnight, by J. T. Savoy

Genre: Horror Anthology Publisher: 1st Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? The advent of print-on-demand publishing has certainly changed the landscape of modern literature. Now, if a person has a few hundred bucks lying around he or she can have their …

A Sea of Time, by Rob Frisbee

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Dark House Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? The year is 2004. An archaeological excavation in Turkey is digging up a skeleton 10,000 years old and discovers it to be wearing a modern necklace. Three days later …

Fallen Host, by Lyda Morehouse

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: NAL Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lisa DuMond Have you read this book? When I called Morehouse’s debut novel Archangel Protocol a “wow” I had no idea what was awaiting me in the follow-up, Fallen Host; since there’s no such thing as “double wow,” …

Sentinel 2030, by V. J. Kilborn

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: 1st Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? It’s the year 2030 and the world has set up the World Environmental Watchdog Agency. This multinational group is charged with keeping tabs on the actions of the countries …

Mythology, by Heath Sharples

Genre: Modern/Urban Fantasy Publisher: Equilibrium Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? I think the vast majority of writers write because they have an honest and sincere love of the written word. They are people who have devoured books since the …

Charisma, by Steven Barnes

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Steven Barnes has been around a while, having penned some collaborations with Larry Niven in 1981 and 1982, with Stretlethal, his first solo out (at least according to his web …

Talismans of Puissance, by Justin Hinks

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: 1st Books Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David Hart Have you read this book? Magic has reappeared in the world, after many generations. A miner called Accurrah finds a magical artifact and becomes a creature of evil. Fortunately good King Traaylon’s blacksmith manages to forge …

Spirit of the Straightedge, by Babs Lakey

Genre: Horror Publisher: Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Eugene Wiley Have you read this book? It may be that we live in one of the most self-consciously violent societies in the world. American culture flirts, seduces, enthralls and intimidates with violence. You’re not apt …