2010 Book Index


A list of the books I have read during  2010 sorted by author.

Best books of 2010 [My Pick] | Cybermage Closing the Book on 2010 | New Science Fiction to Read 2010

Books Read by month:
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Recommended books by month:
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Author Index on Surname: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Publishers

  • Angry Robot – 4
  • Baen – 16
  • Gollancz (Orion) – 18
  • Harper Collins (Eos 2) – 3
  • Nightshade – 1
  • Orbit – 11
  • Penguin (Ace/Roc 9, Daw 17) -26
  • Podiobooks – 6
  • Random House (Bantam Spectra 7, Del Rey 1) – 8
  • Pyr – 6
  • Scholastic – 3
  • Simon & Schuster – 1
  • Solaris – 3
  • Subterrean Press – 3
  • Tor – 22
  • Tor UK – 12

Single reads: Amazon, Book Guild,  David Fickling, Double Dragon, Granada, iUniverse, Metheun, Nell, Silverberry Press, Tantor Media,

Timeline

  • 2010 (62), 2009 (30), 2008 (16), 2007 (10), 2006 (6), 2005 (5), 2003 (2), 2002 (2), 2001(1), 2000 (2)
  • 1990s (8), 1980s (8), 1970s (3)

Breakdown

  • 157 books read
  • 125 book reviews written. In addition 14 review was written in 2011 (marked with *)
  • gender:  24 (28%) female authors and 62 (72%) male (as far as I know)
  • 151 new-to-me and 6 re-reads
  • 6 free online books, 8 review copies and 143 bought by me
  • 14 fantasy and 143 science fiction books read
  • 14 audiobooks and 138 paper-/e-books

A

Anderson, C. L. (Sarah Zettel)
Bitter Angels (Spectra 2009)

Akers, Tim
– The Horns of Ruin (PYR 2010)

Anthony, Piers
Bio of a Space Tyrant
1. Refugee (Granada 1983)

Asaro, Catherine
Saga of the Skolian Empire
1. Primary Inversion (Tor 1995)

Asher, Neal
Agent Cormac Series
0. Shadowof the Scorpion (Tor UK 2008)
1. Gridlinked
(Tor UK 2001)
2. The Line of the Polity
(Tor UK 2003)
3. Brass Man
(Tor UK 2005)
4. Polity Agent
(Tor UK 2006)
5. Line War (Tor UK 2008)
Polity Universe
The Technician (Tor UK 2010) 

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B

Bacigalupi, Paolo
The Windup Girl (Nightshade Books 2009)

Bain, Darrell
Galactic Frontiers (Double Dragon 2008)

Bear, Elizabeth
Jacob’s Ladder
1. Dust (Bantam Spectra 2008)
2. Chill (Bantam Spectra 2010)

Ballantyne, Tony
Penrose/Robot Wars
2.
Blood and Iron (Tor UK 2010)

Baxter, Stephen
The Xeelee Sequence
1. Raft (Xeelee an Omnibus, Gollanz 2010, 1st 1991)
2. Timelike Infinity (Xeelee an Omnibus, Gollanz 2010, 1st 1992)

Bentley, C. F.
Harmony
1. Harmony (Daw 2008)
2. Enigma (Daw 2009)

Birnberg, Howard
Catherine Fox
1. The Genius Gene (Book Guild 2010)

Bodard, Aliette de
Obsidian & Blood
1. Servants of the Underworld (Angry Robot 2010) – external review TLR

Brown, Eric
Guardians of the Phoenix (Solaris 2010) *
Bengali Station Series
3. Cosmopath (Solaris 2009)

Brunner, John
The Shockwave Rider (Methuen 1975)

Bujold, Lois McMaster
The Vorkosigan Saga
12. CryoBurn (Baen 2010)

Bunch, Chris & Cole, Alan
Sten
1-3. Battlecry Sten Omnibus 1 (Sten* (1982), The Wolf Worlds (1984), The Court of a Thousand Suns (1985)) (Orbit 2010)

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Campbell, Jack
Lost Fleet
6. Victorious (Ace 2010)

Canavan Trudi
The Traitor Spy Trilogy
1. The Ambassador’s Mission Review copy (Orbit 2010)

Cashore, Kristin
The Seven Kingdoms
2. Fire (Gollancz 2009)

Cobley, Michael
Humanity’s Fire
2. The Orphaned Worlds (Orbit 2010)

Cole, Alan & Bunch, Chris
Sten
1-3. Battlecry Sten Omnibus 1 (Sten*(1982), The Wolf Worlds (1984), The Court of a Thousand Suns (1985)) (Orbit 2010)

Collins, Suzanne
The Hunger Games
1. The Hunger Games (Scholastic 2008) on TLR
2. Catching Fire (Scholastic 2009) *
3. Mockingjay (Scholastic 2010) *

Czerneda, Julie E
Trade Pact (part of the Clan Chronicles)
1. A Thousand Words for Stranger (Daw 1997)
2. Ties of Power (Daw 1999)
3. To Trade the Stars (Daw 2002)
Species Imperative Series
2. Migration (Daw 2005)
3. Regeneration (Daw 2006)

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D

Dickinson, John
WE (David Fickling books 2010)

Dietz, William C.
Zak Cato
1. At Empire’s Edge (Ace 2009)

Douglas, Ian [profile]
Star Carrier
1.
Earth Strike (Eos 2010)
The Inheritance Trilogy

3. Semper Human (Eos 2009)

Drake, David
RCN
8. What Distant Deeps (Baen 2010)

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E

Edelman, David Louis [profile]
Jump 225 Series
1. Infoquake (Pyr 2006)
2. Multireal (Pyr 2008)

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F

Fenn, Jaine
The Hidden Empire/Sidhe
3. Guardians of Paradise (Gollancz 2010)

Flint, Eric & Wentworth, K.D.
Empire Series
1. The Course of Empire (Baen 2003)
2. The Crucible of Empire (Baen 2010)

Flynn, Michael
Firestar future
1. The January Dancer
(Tor 2008)
2.
Up Jim River (Tor 2010)

Forbeck, Matt
Amortal (Angry Robot 2010)

Frith, R. J.
The Nemesis List (Tor UK 2010) *

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G

Gibson, Gary
Shoal Sequence
1. Stealing Light (Tor UK 2007)
2. Nova War (Tor UK 2009)
3. Empire of Light (Tor UK 2010)

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H

Haldeman, Joe
– Peace & War omnibus version of Forever War (1975), Forever Free (1997), Forever Peace (1999) (Gollancz 2006)
Bound Trilogy/The Others
2. Starbound (Ace 2010)

Harper, Ray
The Colony
1. The Colony (Book Guild 2010) at TLR

Harris, Charlaine
Southern Vampire Mysteries (True Blood/Sookie Stackhouse)
10. Dead in the Family (Gollancz 2010)

Harvey, Colin
Winter Song (Angry Robot 2009)
Damage Time (Angry Robot 2010) – Review copy

Hoyt, Sarah A.
DarkShip thieves universe
1. Darkship Thieves (Baen 2010)
– Neptune’s Orphans a free novelette
– High Stakes a free short story

Huff, Tanya
Confederation of Valor Series
1. Valor’s Choice (Daw 2000)
2. Better Part of Valor (Daw 2002)
3. The Heart of Valor (Daw 2007)
4. Valor’s Trial (Daw 2008)
5. Truth of Valor (Daw 2010)

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J

Johnson, Eric
2/4 Cavalry
1. A New Hope (Amazon kindle 2010) – review copy

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K

Kollin, Dani & Eytan
The Unincorporated Man
1. The Unincorporated Man (Tor 2009)

Kratman, Tom
Carrera/A Desert Called Peace
3. The Lotus Eaters (Baen 2010)

Kratman, Tom & Ringo, John
Posleen universe
– The Tuloriad sequel to Yellow Eyes (Baen 2010)

Korogodski, Leonid
– Pink Noise (Silverberry Press 2010) – review copy

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L

Lane, Jeff
This Paper World (Jeff Lane Audiobooks 2010)

Lowell, Nathan
A Shaman’s Tale in the Golden Age of The Solar Clipper
1.
South Coast (Podiobook 2007)
Age of the Solar Clipper
1. Quarter Share (Podiobook 2007)
2. Half Share (Podiobook 2007)
3. Full Share (Podiobook 2007)
4. Double Share (Podiobook 2008)
5. Captain’s Share (Podiobook 2009)

Luke, Ashanti
Asha Series
1. Dusk (iUniverse 2010) – review copy from the author

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M

McAuley, Paul
The Quiet War & Gardens of the Sun Series
1. The Quiet War (Pyr 2008)
2. Gardens of the Sun (guest review on Temple Library Review) (Pyr 2009)

McDonald, Ian
– Vishnu at the Cat Circus (Pyr/Gollancz) *

Meaney, John
Ragnarok Trilogy
1. Absorption (Gollancz 2010)

Meluch, Rebeca M.
Tour of the Merrimack
1. The Myriad (Daw 2005)
2. Wolf Star (Daw 2006)
3. The Sagittarius Command (Daw 2007)
4. Strength and Honor (Daw 2008)

Miéville, China
– The City and the City (Del Rey 2009) – on TLR

Miller, Karen
Kingmaker Kingbreaker
1. Innocent Mage (Orbit 2005) – on TLR
2. Awakened Mage (Orbit 2005) – on TLR

Modesitt, Jr. L. E.
Haze (Tor 2009)

Moon, Elizabeth
Paladin’s Legacy
1. Oath of Fealty
(Orbit 2010)

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N

Name, Mark L. Van
Jon & Lobo Series
2. Slanted Jack (Baen 2008)
3. Overthrowing Heaven (Baen 2009)
4. Children No More (Baen 2010) – on TLT

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P

Pehov, Alexey
Chronicles of Siala
1. Shadow Prowler (Simon & Schuster 2010) – review copy

Priest, Cherie
Clockwork Century
1. Boneshaker (Tor 2009)
2. Clementine (Subterranean 2010)
3. Dreadnought (Tor 2010)

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R

Rajaniemi, Hannu
The Quantum Thief
1. The Quantum Thief (Gollancz 2010) Debut Novel

Reeve, Laura E.
Major Ariane Kedros
3. Pathfinder (Roc 2010)

Resnick, Mike
Starship Series
5. Starship: Flagship (Pyr 2009)

Reynolds, Alastair
Terminal Wold (Tantor Media, 2010) – reviewed on TLR

Ringo, John
Troy Rising
1. Live Free or Die (Baen 2010)
Hedren War Series (Posleen universe)
1. Eye of the Storm (Baen 2009)

Ringo, John & Kratman, Tom
Posleen universe
– The Tuloriad sequel to Yellow Eyes

Robson, Justina
Quantum Gravity
1.
Keeping it Real (Gollancz 2006)*
2.
Selling Out (Gollancz 2007)*
3.
Going Under (Gollancz 2008)
4.
Chasing the Dragon (Gollancz 2009)

Rowley, Christopher
Netherworld Trilogy
1. Pleasure Model (Tor 2010)
2. The Bloodstained ManReview on TLR (Tor 2010)
3. Money Shot (Tor 2010)*

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S

Sanderson, Brandon
The Stormlight Archive
1. The Way of Kings (Tor 2010)

Sargent, Pamela
Seed Trilogy
1. Earthseed (Tor 1983)
2. Farseed (Tor 2007)
3. Seed Seeker (Tor 2010)

Sawyer, Robert J.
WWW
1. Wake – external review on TLR (Ace 2009)
2. Watch – external review on TLR (Ace 2010)

Scalzi, John [profile]
Judge Sn Goes Golfing (novella Subterrean Press 2009)
The God Engines
(novella Subterrean Press 2009)
Old Man’s War Series
1. Old Man’s War (Tor 2005)

Schroeder, Karl
Virga
1. Sun of Suns (Omnibus Virga: Cities of the Air, Tor 2010, 1st Tor 2006)
2. Queen of Candesce (Omnibus Virga: Cities of the Air, Tor 2010, 1st Tor 2007)
3. Pirate Sun (Tor 2008 )
4. The Sunless Countries (Tor 2009)

Sheffield, Charles
The Compleat McAndrew (Baen 2000)

Shepherd, Mike (alias Moscoe, Mike) [profile]
Kris Longknife
8. Redoubtable (Ace 2010)

Smith, Gavin
Veteran (Gollancz 2010)

Steele, Allen [profile]
Coyote Chronicles
1. Coyote Horizon (Ace 2009)
2. Coyote Destiny (Ace 2010)

Stross, Charles
Merchant Princes
6.
The Trade of Queens (Tor 2010)

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T

Tepper, Sheri S.
A plague of Angels
1. A plague of Angels (HarperCollins 1994)

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V

Valente, Catherynne M
– Palimpsest (Bantam Spectra 2009) *

Vanner, Patrick A.
Xan-Sskarn War
1. Ragnarok (Baen 2010)

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W

Whates, Ian
The Noise Within Series
1. The Noise Within (Solaris)

Weber, David
Honor Harirngton
12.
Mission of Honor (Baen 2010)
Safehold

4. A Mighty Fortress (Tor 2010)
Out of the Dark
1. Out of the Dark (Tor 2010)

Wentworth, K. D. & Flint, Eric
Empire Series
1. The Course of Empire
2. The Crucible of Empire

Williams, David J.
Autumn Rain
1. Mirrored Heavens (Bantam Spectra 2008)
2. The Burning Skies (Bantam Spectra 2009)
3. The Machinery of Light (Bantam Spectra 2010)

Williamson, Michael Z.
Freehold Bodyguards
2. Do Unto Others … (Baen 2010)

Wilson, Robert Charles
– Julian Comstock (Tor 2009) *

Wooding, Chris
Tales of the Kitty Jay
1. Retribution Falls (Gollancz 2009)
2. The Black Lung Captain (Gollancz 2010)

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Z

Zahn, Timothy
Quadrail
4. The Domino Pattern (Tor 2009) – on TLR

Zebrowski, George
Omega Point Trilogy
1. Ashes and Stars (NEL 1977) *

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