2011 Book Index


A list of the books I have read during  2011 sorted by author.

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

Monthly Journal (Books read etc): January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November

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

Reference

Statistics

Publishers

  • 3 Finger – 1
  • ACE – 12
  • Angry Robot – 8
  • Atlantic Bridge – 1
  • Audible Frontiers -18
  • Baen – 23
  • Blackstone Audio – 2
  • Brilliance Audio – 1
  • Chronos Production – 2
  • Corgi – 1
  • Corvus – 1
  • DAW – 11
  • Del Rey – 5
  • Foldspace – 1
  • Gere Donovan – 1
  • Gollancz – 6
  • Green Nebula – 2
  • Harper Voyager – 2
  • Lazy Day – 1
  • Liquid Silver – 1
  • Mad Norwegian Press – 1
  • Misque – 1
  • Nightshade – 2
  • Orbit – 9
  • Penguin – 3
  • Podiobooks – 1
  • Prime – 1
  • Pyr – 1
  • Random House Audio – 5
  • Samhain – 1
  • Sci Fi Arizona – 2
  • Simon & Schuster – 2
  • Smashwords – 1
  • Solaris – 4
  • Spectra – 2
  • Styxx Fantasy – 1
  • Telegramförlaget – 1
  • Titan – 3
  • Tor – 14
  • Tor UK – 6
  • Underland -1
  • Vinatage Six Media – 1
  • Voyager – 4
  • Wela – 1
  • William Morrow – 2
  • Wizard’s Tower – 1

First Published Year

  • 2012 (1)
  • 2011 (72)
  • 2010 (19)
  • 2009 (2)
  • 2008 (8)
  • 2007 (5)
  • 2006 (1)
  • 2005 (4)
  • 2004 (5)
  • 2003 (2)
  • 2002 (3)
  • 2001 (3)
  • 2000 (2)
  • 1999 (3)
  • 1997 (1)
  • 1996 (3)
  • 1995 (3)
  • 1993 (4)
  • 1992(1)
  • 1991 (4)
  • 1990 (3)
  • 1989 (6)
  • 1988 (3)
  • 1987 (4)
  • 1986 (1)
  • 1984 (1)
  • 1982 (1)
  • 1975 (1)
  • 1972 (1)
  • 1971 (1)
  • 1970 (1)
  • 1969 (1)
  • 1967 (1)
  • 1966 (1)
  • 1955 (1)

Breakdown

  • 174 books read
  • reviews of books read 2011 (61), 2010 (15)
  • 167 new to me and  7 re-reads
  • 134 science fiction
  • 31 fantasy
  • 4 steam punk
  • 3 speculative fiction
  • 67 by female authors and 122 by male authors
  • 145 book in a series read
  • 101 printed books, 42 e-books and 31 audio books
  • 125 bought by me, 2 free online, 26 loan from friends and 21 review copies

Anthologies & Collaborations

  • Dark Spires edited by Colin Harvey stories by Sarah Singleton, John Hawkes-​Reed, Adam Colston, Joanne Hall, Colin Harvey, Eugene Byrne, Christina Lake, Guy Haley, Roz Clarke, Liz Williams, Gareth L. Powell (Wizard’s Tower 2010) – review copy
  • Heaven’s Shadow (Heaven’s Shadow Trilogy book 1) by Michael Cassutt & David S Goyer (Tor 2011)
  • In Fire Forged (Worlds of Honor 5) Edited by David Weber stories by David Weber, Jane Lindskold, Timothy Zahn, Andy Presby (Baen 2011)
  • Into the Hinterlands (The Citizen 1) by David Drake & John Lambshead (Baen 2011)
  • Prince of Spartans (CoDominion, Falkenbergs Legion 4) by Jerry Pournelle & S. M. Stirling (Baen 1993)
  • Go Tell the Spartans (CoDominion, Falkenbergs Legion 3) by Jerry Pournelle & S. M. Stirling (Baen 1991)
  • Fleet of The Damned (Sten 4) by Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Del Rey 1988)
  • Revenge of The Damned (Sten 5) by Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Del Rey 1989)
  • Return of The Emperor (Sten 6) by Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Del Rey 1990)
  • Vortex (Sten 7) by Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Del Rey 1992)
  • Empire’s End (Sten 8) by Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Del Rey 1993)

Niven, Larry & Lerner, Edward M.
Fleet of Worlds
1. Fleet of Worlds (Tor 2007)

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Abnett, Dan
Embedded (Angry Robot 2011) – Review copy

Allen, Sean
Death Drop (Vinatage Six Media  2011) – review copy

Anderson, Kevin J & Herbert, Frank
Hellhole
1. Hellhole (Simon & Schuster 2011)

Anderson, Poul
Dominic Flandry
1. Ensign Flandry – read as part of Young Flandry omnibus (Baen 2010, 1st 1966)
2. A Circus of Hells – read as part of Young Flandry omnibus (Baen 2010, 1st 1970)
3. The Rebel Worlds – read as part of Young Flandry (Baen 2010, 1st 1969)
4. Captain Flandry (Omnibus) (Baen 2010)

Anderton, Jo
The Veiled Worlds
1. Debris (Angry Robot) – review copy

Armstrong, Jon
Yarn (Night Shade 2010)

Arnason, Eleanor
A Woman of the Iron People (William Morrow 1991)

Asher, Neal
The Splatterjay Trilogy
1. The Skinner (Tor UK 2002, Audible Frontiers 2010)
The Owner Trilogy
1. The Departure (Tor UK 2011)

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Ballantyne, Tony
Recursion
1. Recursion (Bantam Spectra 2006, 1st 2004)

Bear, Elizabeth
Jacob’s Ladder
3. Grail (Spectra 2011)
The Edda of Burden
1. All the Windwracked Stars (Tor 2008)

Blackthorne, Thomas (alias John Meaney)
Josh Cumberland
2. Point (Angry Robot 2011) – review copy

Bodard, Aliette de
Obsidian and Blood
2. Harbinger of the Storm (Angry Robot 2011)
3. Master of the House of Darts (Angry Robot 2011) – review copy

Brackett, Leigh
– The Long Tomorrow 
(ACE 1962, 1st 1955)

Brown, Eric
The Kings of Eternity (Solaris 2011)
Bengali Station
1. Necropath (Solaris 2008)

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Campbell, Allan
The Gravedigger Chronicles
1. Sea of Ghosts (Tor UK 2011)

Campbell, Jack
Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier
1. Dreadnaught (Ace 2011)
Stark’s War
1. Stark’s War (Titan Books 2011, 1st 2000)
2. Stark’s Command  (Titan Books 2011, 1st 2001)
3. Stark’s Crusade (Titan Books 2011, 1st 2002)

Canavan, Trudi
– The Magician’s Apprentice (Orbit 2010)
The Traitor trilogy
2. The Rogue (Orbit 2011)

Card, Orson Scott
Mither Mages
1. The Lost Gate (Blackstone Audio 2011)

Chandler, A. Bertram
The John Grimes Saga
1. The Road to the Rim (read as part of To The Galactic Rim omnibus, Baen 2011, 1st 1967)
2. To Prime the Pump (read as part of To The Galactic Rim omnibus, Baen 2011, 1st 1971)
3. The Hard Way Up (read as part of To The Galactic Rim omnibus, Baen 2011, 1st 1972)
4. The Broken Cycle (read as part of To The Galactic Rim omnibus, Baen 2011, 1st 1975)

Colchamiro, Russ
Finders Keepers (3 Finger 2010)

Corey, James S. A.
The Expanse
1. Leviathan Wakes (Orbit 2011)

Czerneda, Julie E.
In the Company of Others (Daw 2001)

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D’Anthony, Dante
The Pandoran Age
1. The Rise of the Taloned Sire (part of  The Pandoran Age Chronicles Omnibus) (Chronos Production 2010) – review copy from author
2. The Pandoran War (part of  The Pandoran Age Chronicles Omnibus) (Chronos Production 2010) – review copy from author

Dickson, Gordon R.
Way of the Pilgrim (Ace 1987)

Dietz, William C.
Jak Cato
2. Bones of the Empire (Ace 2010)
Legion of the Damned
1. Legion of the Damned (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 1993)
2. The Final Battle (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 1995)
3. By Blood Alone (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 1999)

Douglas, Ian
Star Carrier
2. Center of Gravity (Harper Voyager 2011)

Drake, David
Patriots (Baen 1996) – re-read

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Egan, Greg
The Orthogonal
1. The Clockwork Rocket (Night Shade 2011)

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Fenn, Jaine
The Hidden Empire
4. Bringer of Light (Gollancz)

Foster, Allan Dean
Quozl (Ace 1989)

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Gibson, Gary
Final Days
1. Final Days (Tor 2011)

Gordon, Christopher
The Dinosaur Games
1. The Dinosaur Games (Smashwords 2011) – Review ARC

Guilín, Peadar Ó
The Bone world trilogy
1. The Inferior (Corgi 2008, 1st 2007)
2. The Deserter (David Fickling Books 2011)

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Haley, Guy
Richard & Klein
1. Reality 36 (Angry Robot 2011) – review copy

Hammond, Warren
Kop
1. Kop (Tor 2007)
2. Ex-Kop (Tor 2008)

Harris, Charlaine
Southern Vampires (True Blood)
12. Dead Reckoning (Gollancz 2011)

Hart, Megan
– Passion Model (Samhain 2011, 1st 2003)

Herbert, Frank & Anderson, Kevin J
Hellhole
1. Hellhole (Simon & Schuster 2011)

Hessey, Jack
Steam Queen
1. Steam Queen (Lazy Day 201o) – review copy

Hoyt, Sarah A.
Darkship Thives
1. Darkship Thieves ( Baen 2010) Re-read, review 2010

Hughes, Matthew
The Other (Underland Press 2011)

Hunt, Stephen
Sliding Void
1. Sliding Void (Green Nebula 2011)
2. Transference Station (Green Nebula 2011)

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Johansson, KG
Glastornen [The Glass Towers]
1. Glastornen [The Glass Towers] (Wela 2011, 1st 2005)

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Karamazin, Barbara
Blackbird
2. Down Came a Blackbird (Atlantic Bridge 2001)
3. Out of the Dark (Liquid Silver 2004)

Kerr, Katherine
Deverry
1. Daggerspell (Voyager 1996, 1st 1987)
2. Darkspell (Voyager 1996, 1st 1988)
3. Dawnspell (Voyager 1996, 1st 1989)
4. Dragonspell (Voyager 1998, 1st 1990)

King, Stephen
The Dark Tower
1. The Gunslinger (Penguin Audio 2003, 1st 1982)
2. The Drawing of the Three (Penguin Audio  2007, 1st 1987)
3. The Waste Lands (Penguin Audio 2003, 1st 1991)
4. Wizard and Glass (Penguin Audio 2003, 1st 1997)

Koch, Gini
Katherine “Kitty” Katt
1. Touched by an Alien (Daw 2010)
2. Alien Tango (Daw 2010)
3. Alien in the Family (Daw 2011)
4. Alien Proliferation (Daw 2011)

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Larson, B. V.
Star Force
1. Swarm
 (Audible Frontiers 2010)
2. Extinction (Audible Frontiers 2011)
3. Rebellion (Audible Frontiers 2011)

Locke M. J. (Laura J. Mixon)
– Up Against It (Tor 2011)

Lowell, Nathan
A Traders Tale in the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper
6. Owner’s Share (Podiobook 2011)

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Magary, Drew
– The End Specialist (Random House 2011)

Martin, George R. R.
A Song of Ice and Fire
1. A Game of Thrones (Random House Audio 2003, 1st 1996)
2. A Clash of Kings (Random House Audio 2004, 1st 1999)
3. A Storm of Swords (Random House Audio 2004, 1st 2000)
4. A Feast for Crows (Random House Audio 2010, 1st 2005)
5. A Dance With Dragons  (Randomhouse Audio 2011)

Maya, Tara
The Unfinished Song
1. Initiate (Misque 2010) – review copy

McCollum, Michael
Antares
1. Antares Dawn (Sci Fi Arizona 2009, 1st 1986)
2. Antares Passage (Sci Fi Arizona 2009, 1st 1987)
3. Antares Victory (Sci Fi Arizona 2009, 1st 2002)

McDevitt, Jack
Alex Benedict
1. A Talent for War (ACE 1989) – reread

McDonald, Sandra
The Outback Stars
1. The Outback Stars (Tor 2007)
2. The Stars Down Under (Tor 2008)
3. The Stars Blue Yonder  (Tor 2009)

Miéville, China
Embassytown (Tor UK 2011)

McCarthy, T. C.
The Subterrene War
1. Germline (Orbit 2011)

McDevitt, Jack
Alex Benedict
4. The Devil’s Eye (Ace 2009, 1st 2008)

Meluch, R. M.
Tour of the Merrimack
5. The Ninth Circle (Daw 2011)

Moon, Elizabeth
Paladin’s Legacy
2. Kings of the North (Orbit 2011)

Morehouse, Lyda
AngeLINK
prequel. Resurrection Code (Mad Norwegian Press 2011)

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Newton, Mark Charan
Legends of the Red Sun
1. Nights of Villjamur (Tor UK 2009)
2. City of Ruin (Tor UK 2010)
3. The Book of Transformations (Tor UK 2011)

Norman, Lisanne
Shola Alliance
1. Turning Point (Daw 1993)
2. Fortune’s Wheel (Daw 1995)
3. Fire Margins (Daw 1996)
4. Razor’s Edge (Daw 1997)
5. Dark Nadir (Daw 1999)

Nye, Jody Lynn
View From The Imperium (Baen 2011)

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Oscarius, Erika
K55
1. K55 Lögnernas Valv [English:K55 Vault of Lies] (Foldspace 2011) – review copy

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Palmer, Philip
– Hell Ship (Orbit 2011)

Pierres, Marianne de
Parrish Plessis
1. Nylon Angel (Orbit 2004)
2. Code Noir (Orbit 2004)
3. Crash Deluxe (Orbit 2005)

Pehov, Alexey
The Chronicles of Siala
2. Shadow Chaser (Simon & Schuster 2011)
Pournell, Jerry
CoDominion: Falkenberg’s Legion
1. Falkenberg’s Legion (Baen 1990)
2. Prince of Mercenaries (Baen 1989)
3. Go Tell The Spartans with S. M. Stirling (Baen 1991)
4. Prince of Spartans with S. M. Stirling (Baen 1993)

Powell, Gareth L.
 The Recollection (Solaris 2011)

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Ringo, John
Troy Rising
1. Live Free of Die (Baen 2010) Re-read, review 2010
2. Citadel (Baen 2011)
3. The Hot Gate (Baen 2011)

Robson, Justina
Quantum Gravity
5. Down to the Bone (Gollancz 2011)

Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Diving into the Wreck
2. City of Ruins (Pyr 2011)
The Fae

1. The Sacrifice (Audible Frontiers 2010, First 1995)
2. The Changeling (Audible Frontiers 2010, First 1996)
Retrieval Artist
1. The Disappeared (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2002)
2. Extremes (Retrieval Artist 2) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2003)
3. Consequences (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2004)
4. Buried Deep (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2005)
5. Paloma (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2006)
6. Recovery Man (Audible Frontiers 2008, 1st 2007)
7. Duplicate Effort (Audible Frontiers 2009, 1st 2008)
8. Anniversary Day (Audible Frontiers 2011, 1st 2011)

Ryan, Carrie
De Vassa Tändernas Skog (Eng: The Forest of Hands & Teeth) (Styxx fantasy 2011, 1st 2009) – Review copy

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Sawyer, Robert J.
WWW
3. Wonder (Ace 2011)

Scalzi, John
Fuzzy Nation (Tor 2011)

Schwarz, Åsa
Nova Barakel
2. En Död Ängel [A Dead Angel] ( Telegramförlaget 2011) – review copy

Seida, Ekaterina
– Heart of Iron (Prime 2011)

Sheehan, Anna
A Long, Long Sleep (Chandlewick Press)

Shepherd, Mike
Kris Longknife
8. Redoubtable (Ace 2010) – reread
9. Daring (Ace 2011)

Slonczewski, Joan
The Frontera Cycle

1. The Highest Frontier  (Tor)  – review copy

Smith, Gavin G
Veteran
2. War in Heaven  (Gollancz 2011)

Stabenow, Dana
Star Svensdotter
1. Second Star (Brialliance Audio 2011, 1st 1991)
2. A Handful of Stars (Gere Donovan Press 2011, 1st 1991)

Steakley, John
Armor (Blackstone Audio 2009, 1st 1984)

Steel, Allen
Coyote
6. Hex (Audible Frontiers 2011)

Stephenson, Neal
Reamde (William Morrow 2011)

Stross, Charles
Halting States
1. Halting State  (Ace 2008, 1st 2007)
2. Rule 34 (Ace 2011)

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Tidhar, Lavine
The Bookman Histories
1. The Bookman (Angry Robot 2010) – review copy
2. Camera Obscura (Angry Robot 2011) – Review copy

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Weber, David
Out of the Dark (Tor 2010) – Reread
Stephanie Harrington
1. A Beautiful Friendship (Baen 2011) – ARC
Safehold
5. How Firm A Foundation (Tor 2011)
Honor Harrington
13. A Raising Thunder (Baen 2012) – ARC

Whates, Ian
The Noise Within
2.  The Noise Revealed (Solaris 2011)

Whitehead, Colson
– Zone One 
(Vintage Publishing 2011) – review copy

Williamson, Michael Z.
The Graine War
3. Rogue (Baen 2011)

Windgrove, David
Chung Kuo
1. Son of Heaven (Corvus 2011)

Wolfe, Gene
Home Fires (Tor 2011)

Wooding, Chris
Tale of the Kitty Jay
3. The Iron Jackal (Gollanxz 2011)

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