A Few Books I have just read

Posted on October 16, 2012 by quashnsa

I have not been consistent with keeping my reading list up-to-date on my website. Here are some of the books I have read in the last month or so.

Mrs. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs
The Good, the Bad, the Uncanny - Simon R. Green
A Hard Days Knight - Simon R. Green
The Last Apprentice - Revenge of the Witch - Joseph Delaney
The Emperor of All Maladies - Siddhartha Mukherjee
Sealab - Ben Hellwarth
The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett
The Light Fantastic - Terry Pratchett
Equal Rites - Terry Pratchett

Some of the books I am reading now or will read shortly.

The Strain - Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan
The Bride Wore Black Leather - Simon R. Green
The Last Apprentice: Curse of the Bane - Joseph Delaney
A Separate War and Other Stories - Joe Haldeman

Top 100 Fantasy Books

Posted on October 16, 2012 by quashnsa

http://fantasy100.sffjazz.com/lists_books.html from October 2012

1 J R R Tolkien - Lord of the Rings - 1954
2 J K Rowling - Harry Potter Series - 1997
3 J R R Tolkien - The Hobbit - 1937
4 George R R Martin - A Song of Ice & Fire - 1996
5 Robert Jordan - Wheel of Time Series - 1990
6 C S Lewis - The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe - 1950
7 David Eddings - The Belgariad Series - 1982
8 Terry Goodkind - Wizard's First Rule - 1994
9 Raymond E Feist - Magician - 1982
10 Christopher Paolini - Eragon - 2002
11 Philip Pullman - His Dark Materials Trilogy - 1995
12 Terry Brooks - The Sword of Shannara - 1977
13 Robin Hobb - The Farseer Trilogy - 1995
14 R A Salvatore - Dark Elf Trilogy - 1990
15 Ursula K Le Guin - Wizard of Earthsea - 1968
16 J R R Tolkien - The Silmarillion - 1977
17 Stephen King - The Dark Tower Series - 1982
18 Weis & Hickman - Dragonlance Chronicles - 1984
19 Roger Zelazny - The Chronicles of Amber - 1970
20 Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - 1865

Top 100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books 2011 from NPR

Posted on October 16, 2012 by quashnsa

http://www.npr.org/2011/08/11/139085843/your-picks-top-100-science-fiction-fantasy-books

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card
4. The Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert
5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin
6. 1984, by George Orwell
7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
8. The Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac Asimov
9. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
10. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
11. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan
13. Animal Farm, by George Orwell
14. Neuromancer, by William Gibson
15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore
16. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov
17. Stranger In A Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein
18. The Kingkiller Chronicles, by Patrick Rothfuss
19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
20. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley