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The San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group Message Board › Book Recommendations from 02/06/06 Meeting

Book Recommendations from 02/06/06 Meeting

A former member
Post #: 22
Books Recommended:

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)

Parodies Recommended:

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
Stephanie M.
San Diego, CA
Post #: 3
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?
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