Mar. 7th, 2014

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Hi folks!

This time we're looking at what Goodreads recommends based on my "military & war" shelf. Here I put both factual works and fiction about weaponry, armed forces and mass combat. So there's a mix of history, science fiction, war novels and other oddities. Let's see how many of the suggestions would also go on the shelf!

Armor by John Steakley

Battle Angel Alita, Volume 1: Rusty Angel by Yukito Kishiro
The Big Time/The Mind Spiders and Other Stories by Fritz Leiber
Blame!, Vol. 1 by Tsutomu Nihei
Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson

Castle Perilous by John DeChancie
Child of Fire by Harry Connolly

La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas-fils
The Door Within by Wayne Thomas Batson
Downward to the Earth by Robert Silverberg
Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre
A Drunken Dream and Other Stories by Moto Hagio
Duncan's War by Douglas Bond

Firefox by Craig Thomas
A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos
From Here to Eternity by James Jones

Gateway by Frederik Pohl
Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow

Hard Spell by Justin Gustainis
The Hungry Moon by Ramsey Campbell

The Incompleat Enchanter by L. Sprague de Camp
The Ipcress File by Len Deighton
It Was the War of the Trenches by Jacques Tardi

Kingdom's Dawn by Chuck Black
The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham
Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton
The Mortification of Sin by John Owen

Night of the Fox by Jack Higgins

Of Men and Monsters by William Tenn
On Basilisk Station by David Weber
Our Lady of Darkness by Fritz Leiber

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

A Question of Upbringing by Anthony Powell

The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs
Rasetsu, Vol. 1 by Chika Shiomi
Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys
Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach

Saturn Apartments, Vol. 1 by Hisae Iwaoka
The Secret World Chronicle by Mercedes Lackey
The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 1 byKairi Yura

The Trouble Twisters by Poul Anderson
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Under the Eagle by Simon Scarrow

The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection by Gardner R. Dozois
Young Lonigan by James T. Farrell

Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm

As always, please let me know if you've read any of these, heard interesting buzz or have other military & war suggestions.

Also, please visit my blog SKJAM! Reviews at to see what I've actually been reading.



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