The San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group Message Board › Book Recommendations from 02/06/06 Meeting
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Sidney's Comet (1983) by Brian Herbert
Timekeeper Conspiracy (1984) by Simon Hawke
Janet Kagan's Hellspark (1988) and Mirabile (1991)
Shield's Lady (1996) by Jayne Ann Krentz
Timeline (1999) by Michael Crichton
Altered Carbon (2003) by Richard Morgan
Furies of Calderon (2005) by Jim Butcher
Flash (2005) by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
Pandora's Star (2005) by Peter Hamilton
The Wizard of London (2005) by Mercedes Lackey
Whole Series Recommended:
Peter Hamilton's Night's Dawn series--a trilogy in the UK, but six volumes in the US:
Emergence and Expansion (1997), Consolidation and Conflict (1998), Flight and Faith (2000).
Kage Baker's series about The Company:
In the Garden of Iden (1997)
Sky Coyote (1999)
Mendoza in Hollywood (2000)
The Graveyard Game (2001)
The Life of the World to Come (2004)
The Children of the Company (2005)
Black Projects, White Knights: The Company Dossiers (2000)
George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire cycle:
A Game of Thrones (1996)
A Clash of Kings (1999)
A Storm of Swords (2000)
A Feast for Crows (2005)
Bored of the Rings (1969) by the Harvard Lampoon
Doon (1984) by the National Lampoon
The Very Secret Diaries of the Lord of the Rings Characters by CassieClaire.
(You will have to dig back through this journal to find all of them.)
Books NOT Recommended:
Lucifer's Hammer (1977) by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Dark Nest III the Swarm War (Star Wars) (2005) by Troy Denning
Edited by User 10,011 on Feb 10, 2006 11:39 AM
San Diego, CA
I would like to add Jim Butcher's Dresden files series to the list. I understand that the Sci-Fi Channel will be doing an adaptation of one of the books.
Also, how could you leave out Terry Pratchett's Discworld series?