2017 (Scifi) Reading Resolutions – Update

This year, one of my reading goals included a dive into the science fiction Locus Award list, from 1978 to 2016.

Progress so far: 

  • 1985    The Integral Trees by Larry Niven ★★☆☆☆
  • 1992    Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★★★
  • 2000    Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson ★★★☆☆
  • 2012    Embassytown by China Miéville ★★★★★
  • 2013    Redshirts by John Scalzi ★★☆☆☆

And here are my upcoming reads:

Reading list of Locus Award-Winning Books:

  • 1978    Gateway by Frederik Pohl
  • 1980    Titan by John Varley
  • 1981    The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge
  • 1982    The Many Coloured Land by Julian May
  • 1983    Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov*
  • 1984    Startide Rising by David Brin
  • 1986    The Postman by David Brin
  • 1987    Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  • 1988    The Uplift War by David Brin
  • 1989    Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
  • 1990    Hyperion by Dan Simmons
  • 1991    The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
  • 1993    Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (Such a good book!)
  • 1994    Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1995    Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1996    The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson**
  • 1997    Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1998    The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons
  • 1999    To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
  • 2001    The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 2002    Passage by Connie Willis
  • 2003    The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 2004    Ilium by Dan Simmons
  • 2005    The Baroque Cycle (i.e. Quicksilver; The Confusion; The System of the World) by Neal Stephenson
  • 2006    Accelerando by Charles Stross
  • 2007    Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge
  • 2008    The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  • 2009    Anathem by Neal Stephenson
  • 2010    Boneshaker by Cherie Priest***
  • 2011    Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis
  • 2014    Abaddon’s Gate by James S. A. Corey
  • 2015    Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie
  • 2016    Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

*Bold titles are books I’ve read previously.
**Read Cryptomonicon and concluded that Stephenson isn’t for me.
***Wasn’t a fan of Cherie Priest’s latest, so this one gets a strikethrough as well.

Onward and upward!

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