First Men in the Moon, by H.G. Wells

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Various Companies Published: 1901 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Have you read this book? Initially, I was uninterested, then leery, then somewhat reluctantly I conceded to read and review The First Men in the Moon, as this thought kept resounding: It’s a turn-of-the-century …

The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Various Companies Published: 1895 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Have you read this book? Published in 1895, The Time Machine distinguishes itself as being the first novel to introduce the concept of time travel. The novel tells the story of “the Time Traveller,” …

Hearts in Atlantis, by Stephen King

Genre: Mixed Genre Anthology Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Have you read this book? In the bottom corner of the cover it states: “NEW FICTION,” so what is this book then– a collection of five connected stories or a (somewhat) experimental …

Hannibal, by Thomas Harris

Hannibal, by Thomas Harris Genre: Horror Publisher: Delacorte Press Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Reader Rating Hannibal begins roughly seven years after the ending of The Silence of the Lambs. It picks up with Clarice Starling (the heroine of Silence) as a Special Agent in the …

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 …

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, by Stephen King

Genre: Horror Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: No Stars! Book Review by Vincent W. Sakowski Reader Rating On the cover, the book has written on the bottom: a novel. Perhaps the word count just squeaks by the minimum, but there’s a lot of empty space between the covers: …