Weekly Journal September 5-11 2011

I haven’t had much energy to read this week but I managed to read two really good books anyway.

Book of the week is Gareth L. Powell‘s first full length novel The Recollection. It is a space opera with mysterious alien gates to the stars, search for a lost husband, time dilation and a future starship captain betrayed by her love. The Departure by Neal Asher was not bad either.

Lost Girl premiered last Sunday with an excellent but a bit sad episode. Derek is back sans passion. The carnival people were creepy and Kenzi was hilarious. I am so looking forward to the rest of the season.

Personally I can’t wait for True Blood‘s finale. Possession, this is really going off on a tangent. Hope all my favorites survive.

Next week is a book review week and we will also take a look at the upcoming October releases on Thursday. The Fall season premieres continues next week with Ringer (Wednesday), Secret Circle, Vampire Diaries and a Misfits webisode farewell for Nathan on Thursday.


Fall Season 2011

Featured posts

My Top Military Science Fiction Series MkII has 34 series or universes of interesting military scifi.

Monthly Posts

Cybermage’s Monthly Journal JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly, August

New SFF Books in September

My pick of books for August. Read my recommendations here or click on the covers for larger pictures.


Read this week

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  1. The Departure (Owner Trilogy 1) by Neal Asher (Tor UK)
  2. The Recollection by Gareth L. Powell (Solaris 2011)

Please see my to-be-read list and request reviews

Reviews of Earlier Reads

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  1. Finders Keepers by Russ Colchamiro (3 Finger Prints 2010)

Please see my list of books pending review and request reviews

Books Received

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Review Copy

  1. Zone One by Colson Whitehead (Vintage Publishing) – review copy

Books bought by me


  1. The Departure (Owner Trilogy 1) by Neal Asher (Tor UK)
  2. Reamde by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow 2011)