Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Year End Review: Adult Fiction

It seems like wherever you look this time of year it is easy to find someone tabulating the year's highlights. In that fine tradition of year end accounting I present to you a list of some of the adult fiction titles we have featured here on VBPL Recommends. I will put up a few more lists in the following days and then you can look forward to more reviews in the new year. Enjoy!

Underworld by Don Delillo
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
Disquiet by Julia Leigh
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
The Human Stain by Philip Roth
The Seamstress by Frances DePontes Peebles
Testimony by Anita Shreve
Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten
Drood by Dan Simmons
Q&A by Vikas Swarup
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
The City and the City by China Mieville
Honolulu by Alan Brennert
Her Fearful Symmetry bu Audrey Niffenegger
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Without Warning by John Birmingham
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

For those of you who enjoy science fiction we have these offerings:

The Sparrow by Maria Doria Russell
Anathem by Neal Stephenson
Daemon by Daniel Suarez
Crossover by Joel Shepherd
Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey
Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi
"The Machine Stops" by E.M. Forster
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
Halting State by Charles Stross
Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge
Alien Taste by Wen Spencer
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Jennifer Government by Max Barry

I think that's enough links for today. Check back tomorrow for another list of this year's greatest hits.

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