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In science fiction:

The Wayfarers books The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet and A Closed and Common Orbit were quite good. Fantastic world building and characters, although the plots seem to meander about with not too much purpose.

https://www.goodreads.com/series/170872-wayfarers

Recently ploughed through The Expanse series.

https://www.goodreads.com/series/56399-the-expanse

Dark Matter was a good read if you like parallel universes.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27833670-dark-matter

The Rho Agenda series was a surprisingly good read.

https://www.goodreads.com/series/61746-the-rho-agenda

Quantum Night was something a bit different from Robert Sawyer.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25734179-quantum-night

Farmer in the Sky is one of those books I re-read every few years.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50851.Farmer_in_the_Sky

And Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard would probably have to be rated my favourite for the year.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25667916-barsk

Horror:

Not really a horror fan, but stumbled into the I Am Not a Serial Killer series by accident a few years ago and love it. Read the forth and fifth in the series this year. If you’re more a psychological thriller than horror fan, give it a go anyway. (Shame about the awful movie adaptation.)

https://www.goodreads.com/series/49883-john-cleaver

Crime/Thriller:

Fool Me Once upholds Harlan Coben’s usual good quality reads.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26109394-fool-me-once

Memory Man and its sequel were good reads. Must chase up more by this author some time.

https://www.goodreads.com/series/150209-amos-decker

The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29154543-the-wrong-side-...

According to my goodreads list I’ve ready sixty books this year (so far). Although looking back through them while compiling this list, some of them were short stories. It will be interesting to see what my page count is when I do my yearly reading stats in a couple of weeks.




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