What to Read – Summer 2012

At the end of the EPL season, I took a much-deserved two-week vacation with the intention of recharging my batteries, spending time with my family, unplugging from the internet and reading books. Much of my recent reading has come in the form of graphic novels (Scott Snyder’s Batman work and the latest 3 volumes of Powers are excellent), but I hadn’t had much time or energy to plunge into proper books. Thankfully, vacations change that, especially when the only TV on is in French. Here’s what I bought (basically all of which came recommended via Twitter) with a short review of those I have read so far.

The Chronoliths – Robert Charles Wilson
The Sisters Brothers – Patrick DeWitt
Heroes Die, Blade of Tyshalle, Caine Black Knife – Matthew Woodring Stover
Feed – Mira Grant
Vicious Circle (plus the rest of the Felix Castor stuff) – Mike Carey
Riddley Walker – Russell Hoban
The Quantum Thief – Hannu Rajaniemi

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