Weekly Journal June 21-27 2010

This was an extremely busy week, the last rush before my holiday.

These posts might interest

I might have taken water over my head with 46, but I am already down a few books and I have until August 31.

This week’s Female Protagonists on SF TV was legendary Special Agent Dana Scully on The X-Files.

This week’s Formidable Female Protagonists in Science Fiction.

  1. Cally O’Neal – Secret Assassin (John Ringo)
  2. Angharad Gwyn – the Rowan (Anne McCaffrey)
  3. Sira di Sarc – Welcome Stranger (Julie E. Czerneda)
  4. Boss – Safety First (Diving into the Wreck – Kristien Kathryn Rusch)
  5. Rebel Elizabeth Mudlark – Mind Recording (Michael Swanwick)
You might also want to check out the New Books in June and Ove’s Monthly Journal May 2010.
I posted my recommendations for New Science Fiction Books in July on Tuesday June 15.

Books read this week:

  1. A Thousand Words For Stranger by Julie E. Czerneda (Trade Pakt 1)
  2. Ties of Power by Julie E. Czerneda (Trade Pakt 2)
  3. To Trade The Stars by Julie E. Czerneda (Trade Pakt 3)
  4. Ashes and Stars by George Zebrowski (Omega Point Trilogy 1)

Reviews of earlier reads:

  1. Up Jim River by Michael Flynn (Firestar Future 2) [Review June 21]
  2. Burning Skies by David J. Williams (autumn Rain 2) [Review June 24]
My backlog of books to review
  1. Machinery of Light by David J. Williams (autumn Rain 3) [Review June 28]
  2. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest (Clockwork Century) [Review coming up]
Books arrived this week
  1. Moxyland by Mauren Beukes – review copy
  2. Amortals by Matt Forbeck – review copy
  3. Dusk by Ashanti Luke  – review copy
  4. Veteran by Gavin Smith
  5. Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding (Tales of the Ketty Jay 1)
  6. Blood and Iron by Tony Bellantyne (Robot Wars 2)
  7. The Bloodstained Man by Christopher Rowley (Netherworld 2)
  8. Harmony by C. F. Bentley (Harmony 1)
  9. Stealing Light by Gary Gibson (Stealing Light 1)