Ove’s Monthly Journal May 2010

May has been a busy month at work so I have only read 7 books this month but much time has also gone to cover all the season finales and the networks announcement for the next season.

These are the most popular posts in May according to Google Analytics. I am happy my literary posts rate higher this month. I had 7 925 unique visitors in May that’s up 5.8% up since last month.

  1. Formidable Female Protagonists in Science Fiction Part 7
  2. The Gates – an update on ABC’s New Supernatural Summer Show
  3. The New TV Season for Science Fiction Fans
  4. Interesting TV Pilots Round Up
  5. ABC Picks Up No Ordinary Family
  6. Pilot Watch May 26 2010 – the pilots to watch in the future
  7. Formidable Female Protagonists in Science Fiction Part 4
  8. The Event Ordered to Series
  9. Supernatural Season 6 Synopsis
  10. Formidable Female Protagonists in Science Fiction Part 6

Books read this month

  1. The Orphaned Worlds by Michael Cobley (Humanity’s Fire 2)
  2. The Ambassador’s Mission by Trudi Canavan (Traitor Spy Trilogy 1)
  3. Victorious by Jack Campbell (Lost Fleet 6)
  4. Winter Song by Colin Harvey
  5. The Noise Within by Ian Whates (Book 1 in a series)
  6. Wake by Robert J. Sawyer (WWW 1)
  7. Polity Agent by Neal Asher (Cormac 4)

Reviews from earlier reads

  1. Shadow of the Scorpion by Neal Asher (an Agent Cormac novel)
  2. Grindlinked by Neal Asher (Agent Cormac 1)
  3. The Line of the Polity by Neal Asher (Agent Cormac 2)
  4. Brass Man by Neal Asher (Agent Cormac 3)
  5. Captain’s Share by Nathan Lowell (Golden Age of the Solar Clipper 5) – audio book – Reviewed on Temple Library Review.
  6. Strength and Honor by R. M. Meluch (Tour of the Merrimack 4)
  7. A Mighty Fortress by David Weber (Safehold 4)
  8. South Coast by Nathan Lowell (A Shaman’s Tale in the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper) – audiobook
  9. Primary Inversion Catherine Asaro (Saga of the Skolian Empire 1)

Books received this month, bought by me unless stated otherwise

  1. The Ambasador’s Mission by Trudi Canavan (Traitor Spy Trilogy 1) – review copy
  2. Victorious by Jack Campbell (Lost Fleet 6)
  3. The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – (I had it electronically before but wanted my own copy)
  4. Winter Song by Colin Harvey
  5. The Noise Within by Ian Whates (The Noise Within Book 1)
  6. Conflicts by John Ringo & Brian M Thomsen
  7. The Unincorporated Man by Dani Kollin & Eytan Kollin
  8. Wake by Robert J. Sawyer (WWW 1)
  9. Watch by Robert J. Sawyer (WWW 2)
  10. The Lotus Eaters by Tom Cratman (Carrera 3)
  11. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris (Southern Vampires 10)
  12. Conspirator by C. J. Cherryh (Foreigner 10)
  13. The Skinner by Neal Asher (Splatterjay 1)
  14. The Voyager of the Sable Keech (Splatterjay 2)
  15. Haze by L. E. Modesitt Jr