Books We’ve Read

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First Friday Fandom Master Book List
Date Book Author
Jun-95 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester
Jul-95 Triplanetary E.E. “Doc” Smith
Aug-95 Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson
Sep-95 The Lark and the Wren Mercedes Lackey
Jan-00 The Bloody Sun Marion Zimmer Bradley
Feb-00 Farnham’s Freehold Robert Heinlein
Mar-00 Fire Upon the Deep Vernor Vinge
Apr-00 Wizard of 4th Street Simon Hawke
May-00 Oath of Fealty Mercedes Lackey
Jun-00 Weapon Shops of Isher A. E. VanVogt
Jul-00 Moon of Three Rings Andre Norton
Aug-00 Islands in the Sky Arthur C. Clarke
Sep-00 The Incomplete Enchanter deCamp & Pratt
Oct-00 The October 2000 issue of “Analog”
Nov-00 A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
Dec-00 The Darwath Trilogy Barbara Hambly
Jan-01 Tarnsman of Gor John Norman
Feb-01 Manhattan Transfer John Stith
Mar-01 The Postman David Brin
Apr-01 Biting the Sun and Drinking Sapphire Wine Tanith Lee
May-01 Strata Terry Pratchett
Jun-01 Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
Jul-01 The Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien
Aug-01 Shards of Honor Lois McMaster Bujold
Jan-02 Nine Princes in Amber Roger Zelazny
Mar-02 Norstrilia Cordwainer Smith
Jun-02 Tactics of Mistake Gordon Dickson
Jul-02 Consider Phlebas Iain Banks
Aug-02 Murder in the Solid State Wil McCarthy
Nov-02 Gateway Frederick Pohl
Dec-02 Doorways in the Sand Roger Zelazny
Jan-03 Light of Other Days Clarke & Baxter
Feb-03 Odd John & Sirius Olaf Stapledon
Mar-03 The Cross-Time Engineer Leo Frankowski
Apr-03 Magician  Raymond Feist
May-03 Merchanter’s Luck C.J.Cherryh
Jun-03 Ship of Magic Robin Hobb
Jul-03 Mysterious Island Jules Verne
Aug-03 Rose of the Prophet Weis and Hickman
Sep-03 The Stand Stephen King
Oct-03 Guards! Guards! Terry Pratchett
Nov-03 City Clifford Simak
Dec-03 American Gods Neil Gaiman
Jan-04 Calculating God Robert Sawyer
Feb-04 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
Mar-04 Passage Connie Willis
Jun-04 The Telling  Ursula LeGuin
Jul-04 The works of Sara Hoyt
Aug-04 The 1953 Retro Hugo Nominees:
The Caves of Steel       Asimov
Fahrenheit 451          Bradbury
Childhood’s End          Clarke
Mission of Gravity       Clement
More Than Human   Sturgeon
Sep-04 The works of Will McCarthy
Oct-04 Red Thunder John Varley
Nov-04 Dreamweaver’s Dilemma Lois McMaster Bujold
Dec-04 The Works of Joe Haldeman
Jan-05 The Works of Rebecca Lickiss
Mar-05 Orphanage Robert Buettner
Apr-05 Conflict of Honors Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
May-05 Summers at Castle Auburn Sharon Shinn
Jun-05 For Love of Mother Not Alan Dean Foster
Jul-05 A Discussion of this year’s Hugo nominees.
Aug-05 Conquistador S.M. Stirling
Sep-05 Collaborator Murray Davies
Oct-05 Rite of Passage Alexei Panshin
Podkayne of Mars (both endings) Robert Heinlein
Nov-05 Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell Susanna Clarke
Dec-05 Miracle and Other Stories Connie Willis
Jan-06 Balance of Trade Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Feb-06 Lost Pages Paul DiFilippo
Feb-07 Freedom’s Landing Anne McCaffrey
Mar-07 Red Lightning and Red Thunder John Varley
Apr-07 Retief Laumer
May-07 Who are YOU People?
Jul-07 Paksinarian Triology Elizabeth Moon
Aug-07 Hugo Nominated Short Stories
Sep-07 Legend of Bonzai Maguire Susan Grant
Oct-07 Bimbos of the Death Sun Sharyn McCrumb
Nov-07 Rainbow’s End Vernor Vinge
Dec-07 Mike Resnick novel
Jan-08 The Crazy Years Spider Robinson
Feb-08 Johnny Maxwell Trilogy Terry Pratchett
May-08 Curse of Chalion Lois McMaster Bujold
Jun-08 Hugo Nominated Short Stories for 2008
Jul-08 Three Days to Never Tim Powers
Oct-08 The Accidental Time Machine Joe Haldeman
Nov-08 Soon I Will Be Invincible Austin Grossman
Dec-08 Tuf Voyaging George R. R. Martin
Jan-09 Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Leguin
Mar-09 Neverwhere Neil Gaiman
Apr-09 Rhinannsu, The Bloodwing Voyages Diane Duane
May-09 Illumination Terry McGarry
Jun-09 A Brother’s Price Wen Spencer
Jul-09 Hugo Nominated Short Stories for 2009
Aug-09 August issue of “Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine”
Sep-09 The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman
Oct-09 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon
Nov-09 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter Miller
Dec-09 Imager Lee Modesitt
Jan-10 Double Star Heinlein
Feb-10 Ill Met by Moonlight Hoyt
Mar-10 Passage at Arms Cook
Apr-10 Learning the World MacLeod
May-10 The Meq Cash
Jun-10 The Way the Future Was Frederick Pohl
Jun-10 Wonder’s Child Jack Williamson
Jul-10 Girl Genius Phil Foglio
Aug-10 The Empress of Mars Kage Baker
Sep-10 The Hound and the Falcon Judith Tarr
Oct-10 Steal Across the Sky Nancy Kress
Nov-10 Ice World Hal Clement
Dec-10 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne
Jan-11 Archangel Sharon Shinn
Feb-11 Dauntless Jack Campbell
Mar-11 Tea With the Black Dragon R.A. MacAvoy
Apr-11 Pride of Chanur CJ Cherryh
May-11 Spin Robert Charles Wilson
Jun-11 Island in the Sea of Time SM Stirling
Jul-11 The War for the Oaks Emma Bull
Aug-11 Only Apparently Real Philip K. Dick
Sep-11 1632 Eric Flint
Oct-11 Blackout / All Clear Connie Willis
Nov-11 Cryoburn Lois McMaster Bujold
Dec-11 The Abyss – book and movie Orson Scott Card
Jan-12 The Family Trade Charlie Stross
Feb-12 Airborn (2004) Kenneth Oppel
Mar-12 Out of the Silent Planet (1938) C.S. Lewis
Apr-12 The Hunger Games (2008) Suzanne Collins
May-12 The Skylark of Space (1928) E.E. “Doc” Smith
Jun-12 The Demolished Man  (1951) Alfred Bester
Jul-12 Windup Girl (2009) Paolo Bacigalupi
Aug-12 This Immortal (1966) Roger Zelazny
Sep-12 Warlock in Spite of Himself (1969) Christopher Stasheff
Oct-12 Little Fuzzy / Fuzzy Sapiens  (1962 & 1964) H. Beam Piper
Nov-12 Thirteenth Child (2009) Patricia Wrede
Dec-12 Blade Runner / Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (1968) Philip K. Dick
Apr-20 Island in the Sea of Time (1998) S.M. Stirling
May-20 The Parafaith War (1996) L.E. Modesitt
Jun-20 Dragon’s Blood (2004) Jane Yolen
Jul-20 The Fire Rose (1996) Mercedes Lackey
Aug-20 The Peshawar Lancers (2002) S.M. Stirling
Apr-20 Old Man’s War (2005) John Scalzi
Oct-20 Decision at Doona (1970) Anne McCaffrey
Nov-20 Ready Player One (2011) Ernest Cline
Dec-20 Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon (1977) Spider Robinson
Jan-21 The Martian (2014) Andy Weir

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