WATCH THE SKIES READING LIST

 

Where We’ve been Before . . . more than 180 books read and counting

18.1 Clade – Mark Budz

Books of the past sessions of Watch the Skies:

17.11 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – Philip K. Dick

17.10 City of Stairs – Robert Jackson Bennett

17.8 & 17.9 Quite Contrary – Richard Roberts

17.7 Ancillary Justice – Anne Leckie

17.6 Space Tripping – Patrick Edwards

17.5 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

17.4 The Parable of the Sower – Octavia Butler

17.3 The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

17.2 The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon

17.1  Oddjobs – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

2016

16.11 Master Sergeant – Mel Odom (one more time)

16.10     -Andi O’Connor

16.9 Trampling in the Land of Woe – William Galaini

16.8 Master Sergeant – Mel Odom

16.7 The Chaplain’s War – Brad Torgersen

16.6 Wool – Hugh Howey

16.5 The Last Unicorn – Peter S. Beagle

16.4 The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern

16.3 The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

16.2 Sandman Slim – Richard Kadrey

16.1 Night Watch – Sergei Lukyanenko

2015

15.1 Snow Crash – Neal Stephenson

15.2 Spin State – Chris Moriarty

15.3 The Magicians – Lev Grossman

15.4 ReDeus – Aaron Rosenburg, et al

15.5 Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman

15.6 The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North

15.7 Blood and Iron – Jon Sprunk

15.8 The Martian – Andy Weir

15.9 Red Rising – Pierce Brown

15.10 Nobody Get the Girl – James Maxey

15.11 Chasing the Moon – A. Lee Martinez

2014

14.1 Throne of the Crescent Moon – Saladin Ahmed

14.2 Midnight Riot – Ben Aaronovitch

14.3 Unseemly Things – Mark Del Franco

14.4 Visit with Jon Sprunk -author of Blood and Iron

14.5 World War Z – Max Brooks

14.6 Hounded – Kevin Hearne

14.7 Walter Hunt visit

14.8 Red Shirts – John Scalzi

14.9 TV GODS Signing – local authors, local artists – mayhem!

14.10 Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

14.11 The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman

 

2013

13.1 Nekropolis – Tim Waggoner

13.2 1632 – Eric Flint

13.3 The Martian Chronicles – Ray Bradbury

13.4 The Best Laid Plans – Launch Party

13.5 Bimbos of the Death Sun – Sharyn McCrumb

13.6 The Affinity Bridge – George Mann

13.7 The Stars My Destination – Alfred Bester

13.8 The Player of Games – Iain M. Banks

13.9 Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

13.10 Hallowed Ground – Steven Savile & David Niall Wilson

13.11 Divergent – Veronica Roth

 

2012

12.1 Monster Hunter International – Larry Correia

12.2 Kings of Eternity – Eric Brown

12.3 The Warded Man – Peter V. Brett

12.4 Germline – T.C. McCarthy

12.5 Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter – Seth Grahame-Smith

12.6 Feed – Mira Grant

12.7 The Strange Case of Spring Heeled Jack – Mark Hodder

12.8 STEAMPUNK EXTRAVAGANZA EVENT!

12.9 The Lost Fleet : Dauntless – Jack Campbell

12.10 A Kiss Before the Apocalypse – Thomas Sniegoski

12.11 Up Against It – M.J. Locke

 

2011

11.1 The Atrocity Archive –Charles Stross

11.2 Necroscope – Brian Lumley

11.3 Mutineer – Kris Longknife #1 – Mike Shepherd

11.4 The Deed of Paksenarrion – by Elizabeth Moon

11.5 Leviathan – by Scott Westerfeld

11.6 On Stranger Tides – Tim Powers

11.7 The Song of Scarabaeus – Sara Creasy

11.8 Scar Night – Alan Campbell

11.9 Supernatural Noir – Ellen Datlow

11.10 The Stepsister Scheme – Jim C. Hines

11.11 Southern Gods – John Jacob Horner

2010

10.1 Taking the month off – we deserve a break!

10.2 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien

10.3 One Jump AheadMark L. Van Name

10.4 PeacekeeperLaura Reeve

10.5 InsideOUT – Maria V. Snyder

10.6 SoullessGail Carriger

10.7 Emissaries From the DeadAdam-Troy Castro

10.8  Odd ThomasDean Koontz

10.9 The Windup Girl – Paolo Bacilagupi

10.10 The Unincorporated Man – Eytan Kollin & Dani Kollin

10.11 The Skinner – Neal Asher

 

2009

9.1 Infoquake David Louis Edeleman

9.2 Left Hand of DarknessUrsula K. Leguin

9.3 Revelation SpaceAlastair Reynolds

9.4 The Furies of Calderon – Jim Butcher

9.5 SunshineRobin McKinley

9.6 Bone SongJohn Meaney

9.7 MainspringJay Lake

9.8 The Speed of DarkElizabeth Moon

9.9 TitanJohn Varley

9.10 Old Man’s WarJohn Scalzi

9.11 Wicked GameJeri Smith-Ready

 

2008

8.1 His Majesty’s DragonNaomi Novik

8.2 At The Mountains of MadnessH.P. Lovecraft

8.3 Altered CarbonRichard K. Morgan

8.4 The Way of the WolfE.E. Knight

8.5 Glass HouseCharles Stross

8.6 Ill Wind – Rachel Caine

8.7 DeclareTim Powers

8.8 Good OmensNeil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

8.9 Hood – Stephen Lawhead

8.10 City of PearlKaren Traviss

8.11 Uplift WarDavid Brin

 

2007

7.1 ArmorJohn Steakley

7.2 Learning the WorldKen MacLeod

7.3 Eon Greg Bear

7.4 Three Hands of ScorpioAndre Norton

7.5 PhobosTy Drago

7.6 HominidsRobert Sawyer

7.7 Dead Witch WalkingKim Harrison

7.8 Farnham’s FreeholdRobert A. Heinlein

7.9 Polaris Jack McDevitt

7.10 The ScarChina Mieville

7.11 The Necessary BeggarSusan Palwick

 

2006

6.1 Gust FrontJohn Ringo

6.2 Otherland:The City of Golden ShadowTad Williams

6.3 GridlinkedNeil Asher

6.4 Gray MatterGary Braver

6.5 Wizard KnightGene Wolfe

6.6 This Alien Shore – C.S. Friedman

6.7 The Dosadi ExperimentFrank Herbert

6.8 Heroes DieMatthew Woodring Stover

6.9 The Stonehenge GateJack Williamson

6.10 IdoruWilliam Gibson

6.11 Very Bad DeathsSpider Robinson

 

2005

5.1 Perdido Street StationChina Mieville

5.2 Guns of the SouthHarry Turtledove

5.3 Red MarsKim Stanley Robinson

5.4 Dead Until Dark – Charlaine Harris

5.5 Evolution – Stephen Baxter

5.6 Something Wicked This Way ComesRay Bradbury

5.7 CoyoteAllen Steele

5.8 The Mote in God’s EyeLarry Niven & Jerry Pournelle

5.9 In the Company of StrangersJulie Czerneda

5.10 Einstein’s BridgeJohn Cramer

5.11 Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the ApocalypseRobert Rankin

 

2004

4.1 Calculating GodRobert Sawyer

4.2 Kiln PeopleDavid Brin

4.3 Guilty PleasuresLaurel K. Hamilton

4.4 Storm FrontJim Butcher

4.5 The Dragon DelaSangreAlan F. Troop

4.6 BellwetherConnie Willis

4.7 The EightCatherine Neville

4.8 The Once and Future KingT.H.White

4.9 I, RobotIsaac Asimov

4.10 DeathstalkerSimon R. Green

4.11 The DispossessedUrsula K. Le Guin

 

2003

3.1 The Depths of TimeRoger McBride Allen

3.2 St. Patrick’s GargoyleKatherine Kurtz

3.3 Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer

3.4 WarchildKarin Lowachee

3.5 Darwin’s RadioGreg Bear

3.6 Demontech : OnslaughtDavid Sherman

3.7 Island in the Sea of TimeS.M. Stirling

3.8 Childhood’s EndArthur C. Clarke

3.9 Lord of LightRoger Zelazny

3.10 Souls in the Great MachineSean McMullen

3.11 American GodsNeil Gaiman

3.12 Return of the King field trip {be sure to have your permission slips in}

 

2002

2.1 Archangel ProtocolLyda Morehouse

2.2 Elric of MelniboneMichael Moorcock

2.3 Journey to the Center of the EarthJules Verne

2.4 The Wayfarer RedemptionSara Douglass

2.5 Green RiderKristen Britain

2.6 StarfistDave Sherman & Dan Cragg

2.7 SoftwareRudy Rucker

2.8 The Silk CodePaul Levinson

2.9 The Garden of IdenKage Baker

2.10 The Thief of TimeTerry Pratchett

2.11 The FoundationIsaac Asimov

 

2001

1.1 (we set the rules)

1.2  Black Sun RisingC.S. Friedman

1.3 Her Majesty’s WizardChristopher Stasheff

1.4 general discussion about FTL travel

1.5 Red MoonDavid S. Michaels

1.6 Reality DysfunctionPeter F.Hamilton

1.7 Seventh SonOrson Scott Card

1.8 TimelineMichael Crichton

1.9 The Warrior’s ApprenticeLois McMaster-Bujold

1.9 Faerie TaleRaymond Feist

1.10  The Light of Other DaysArthur C. Clarke &

Stephen Baxter

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