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Summer 2016 Reading List

I’ve compiled my summer reading list for 2016. As is normal for me, it’s dominated by space opera and military science fiction, but peppered with some steampunk and superhero fiction. It weighs in at 14 books and 6 graphic novels. That’s one fewer than last year, but that gives me  gives me some wiggle room to add a book or two as the summer progresses.


  • Arkwright by Allen Steele
  • Calamity (Reckoner’s Book #3) by Brandon Sanderson
  • Command Decision (Vatta’s War, Book 4) by Elizabeth Bear
  • Crusade (Destroyermen, Book 2) by Taylor Anderson
  • Dark Intelligence (Transformation Book 1) by Neal Asher
  • Dark Run by Mike Brooks
  • Fortune’s Pawn (Paradox Book 1) by Rachel Bach
  • Imperfect Sword (The Lost Stars, Book 3) by Jack Campbell
  • Impulse (The Lightship Chronicles, Book 1) by Dave Bara
  • Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear
  • Shattered Spear (The Lost Stars, Book 4) by Jack Campbell
  • Shooting the Rift by Alex Stewart
  • The Far Side of the Stars (RCN Series, Book 3) by David Drake
  • The Spider’s War (The Dagger and The Coin) by Daniel Abraham

Graphic Novels

  • B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Vol. 7: A Cold Day in Hell
  • B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Vol. 8: Lake of Fire
  • B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Vol. 9: The Reign of the Black Flame
  • Hellboy, Vol. 5: Conqueror Worm
  • Hellboy, Vol. 6: Strange Places
  • Lobster Johnson, Vol. 1: Iron Prometheus

You can follow my progress this summer on GoodReads.