Books I read in 2010

Lame that I have not posted anything since last year’s post on the books I read in 2009.  But whatever…

Below are the books I read in 2010. I’m posting this mostly for my own documentary benefit.  Maybe you’ll find it useful and find some gems to read.

Title

Author

My Rating

Comments

Consider Phlebas

Banks, Iain M.

*****

 

Matter

Banks, Iain M.

*****

 

Surface Detail

Banks, Iain M.

*****

 

The Player of Games

Banks, Iain M.

****

 

The Wasp Factory

Banks, Iain

*****

His first novel. Shocking.

Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

Carlin, John

****

Better than the movie

The Passage: A Novel

Cronin, Justin

*****

Great vampire novel!

A Galaxy Unknown (A Galaxy Unknown, Book 1)

DePrima, Thomas

***

A solid space opera.

The Clones of Mawcett (A Galaxy Unknown, Book 3)

DePrima, Thomas

***

 

Valor At Vauzlee (A Galaxy Unknown, Book 2)

DePrima, Thomas

***

 

Geosynchron (Book Three of the Jump 225 Trilogy)

Edelman, David Louis

***

Interesting, but hard to read.

Infoquake (v. 1)

Edelman, David Louis

***

 

MultiReal (Book Two of the Jump 225 Trilogy)

Edelman, David Louis

***

 

The Good Soldiers

Finkel, David

***

 

American Assassin

Flynn, Vince

****

A solid Flynn novel. Not his best though.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned

Fox, Michael J.

****

 

Zero History

Gibson, William

****

I learned about the fashion industry reading this.

Marsbound

Haldeman, Joe

***

 

Starbound

Haldeman, Joe

****

 

The Accidental Time Machine

Haldeman, Joe

****

 

A Second Chance at Eden

Hamilton, Peter F.

*****

 

The Evolutionary Void

Hamilton, Peter F.

*****

 

I, Sniper

Hunter, Stephen

****

 

The Day Before Midnight

Hunter, Stephen

****

 

SYSLOG I

Kilbourn, Chris

**

 

Under the Dome

King, Stephen

*****

First King novel I’ve read in a long time. Science fiction from Stephen King?

The Unincorporated Man

Kollin, Dani, Kollin, Eytan

***

 

Cryptic: The Best Short Fiction of Jack McDevitt

McDevitt, Jack

****

Good short stories.

Echo

McDevitt, Jack

**

Boring

Polaris

McDevitt, Jack

***

Solid

Galactic North

Reynolds, Alastair

****

 

House of Suns

Reynolds, Alastair

*****

 

Terminal World

Reynolds, Alastair

****

 

The Prefect

Reynolds, Alastair

****

 

After the Coup: A Tor.Com Original

Scalzi, John

***

 

The Ghost Brigades

Scalzi, John

****

Re-read. Good stuff.

The God Engines

Scalzi, John

***

 

The Last Colony

Scalzi, John

****

Re-read. Good stuff.

The Fuller Memorandum

Stross, Charles

****

 

Daemon

Suarez, Daniel

*****

 
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