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2012 SF and FANTASY:BOOKS…

Again I will put out this list of what I see as some of the most interesting, successful science fiction and fantasy novels from the end of 2011, right now and approaching very soon.

1)IMHOTEP-JERRY DUBS

A very unusual strange historical dark mythological fantasy book, based on eastern Egyptian tales

2)SNUFF-TERRY PRATCHETT

The living legend master of satirical comic fantasy myhem

3)BLUE REMEMBERED EARTH-ALASTAIR REYNOLDS

New instalment from our highly successful UK author, always impressive immense hard SF sace opera tales

4)RIVERS OF LONDON/MOON OVER SOHO-BEN AARONOVITCH

A newer fresh enjoyable author, similar to Neil Gaiman, Mieville urban supernatural fantasy

5)DEAD ROCKONING:TRUE BLOOD-CHARLAINE HARRIS

Latest TRUE BLOOD book, with raunchy vampires, blood and Sookie

6)WORLD WAR Z-MAX BROOKS

Film on the way for this different millitaristic zombie story

7)CONTAINMENT-CHRISTIAN CANTRELL

paranoid space thriller tale

8)A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES-DEBORAH HARKNESS

Acclaimed new mysterious fantasy tale

9)TEMERAIRE-NAOMI NOVIK

New author and fantasy series doing well

10)THE PHOENIX CONSPIRACY-RICHARD SANDERS

Reasonably well recieved free download space opera tale

11)DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE-LAINI TAYLOR

Highly acclaimed new fantasy romantic tale from younger new author

12)THE END SPECIALIST-DREW MAGARY

Unusual strange dystopian tale which I really wish to read

13)THE UNIT-NINNI HOLMQVIST(Translated)

Interesting bleak near future tale

14)THE LONG EARTH-PRATCHETT &STEPHEN BAXTER

Two huge genre names coming together, could be any kind of stunning or strange tale but good quality no doubt

15)INTRUSION-KEN MACLEOD

Neaf future with shades of BRAVE NEW WORLD

16)BY A THREAD-JENIFER ESTEP

Impressive strong female fantasy tales

There are only a few of some of the most impressive besides of course the very many continuing series by names names such as ROBIN HOBB, GEORGE R.R. MARTIN, new ANNE RICE, KIM HARRISON, J.R.WARD, ORSON SCOTT CARD, GAIL CARRIGER steampunk period tales. Things for genre writing look still very positive no matter if you seek ebooks for Kindle, paperback or even Hardback quality editions. The variety is still strong enough and varied enough if you look to certainly find something to escape into from grey reality…

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About JAMES E PARSONS

Author of science fiction novels Orbital Kin and Minerva Century-also horror, literary fiction, many short stories and screenplays. Always reading, writing, watching films, playing guitar/bass, and am a husband with a coffee addiction. New horror novel due for 2017. This is my blog, offshoot from my website. It will be where I post current thoughts, opinions, views, reviews, or discussions about contemporary film, movies, books, video games, television series mostly in the horror, science fiction, fantasy and their sub-genre offshoots. The entertainment not in the mainstream (for the most part) and proud of it. Also follow me on twitter- @ParsonsFiction, and facebook - James E Parsons

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