I started 11 books and completed 9 books in 2010.


  • (10) Noteworthy Courtship by Laura Sanchez (Historical, Romance) [2010-03-14]
    What if the Netherfield party had not left Hertfordshire immediately following the Netherfield ball? What if Mr. Darcy in particular had given himself inducement to remain?
    completed End:2010-3-14
    P&P meets You've Got Mail
  • (9) Liaden Scouts Progress by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller (SF)
    All of her life, Aelliana Caylon has lived by the rules of her overbearing brother, the heir-apparent of the clan Mizel. Though she is a brilliant mathematician, he has convinced her that she has no worth, and that her only chance for survival is to appease him. Then, on on a dare, she plays a game of chance and wins a starship. It is her way to escape her home, her planet, her drab life - if she can qualify as a pilot. Enter the accomplished Scout and Master Pilot known to her only as Daav...
    completed End:2010-6-24
    re-read in preparation for Mouse And Dragon
  • (13) Alexia Tarabotti (1) Soulless by Gail Carriger (Fantasy)
    Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette.
    completed End:2010-8-5
    This was recced by a few people.
  • (14) Many Coloured Realm by Anne Hamilton (TeenKid, Fantasy) [2010-08-29]
    1 nice girl, 2 bad boys, 3 tortuous tasks, 4 strange ambassadors... after that, it's hard to keep count. Dozens of elves, hundreds of goblins, legions of demons - all converging on the colourless world ruled by the goblin king. Can Robby and Chris discover the goblin king's name and rescue Stephen before time runs out?
    completed H Start:2010-8-27 End:2010-8-29
    need to read this before WorldCon
  • (15) Wings by Aprilynne Pike (TeenKid, Fantasy)
    Laurel has always lived as an ordinary girl - but now something is happening to her. Something magical.
    completed H Start:2010-9-8 End:2010-9-8
    kid fantasy
  • (16) Faery Rebels (2) Rebel by R J Anderson (TeenKid, Fantasy) [2010-10-03]
    Linden's cage glowed with fiery heat, burning her fingers when she tried to cling to the bars. She fluttered helplessly in midair, wing muscles aching with the effort, knowing that she couldn't hover much longer before her strength gave out - and that the moment it did, she would die...
    completed H Start:2010-10-1 End:2010-10-3
    The sequel to Knife
  • (17) HTML5 For Web Designers by Jeremy Keith (Non-Fiction)
    HTM5 is the longest HTML specification ever written. It is also the most powerful, and in some ways, the most confusing. What do accessible, content-focused standards-based web designers and front-end developers need to know? And how can we harness the power of HTML5 in today's browsers?
    completed H Start:2010-11-22 End:2010-12-8 (non-fiction)
    from the folks at A-List-Apart
  • (18) Accidental Goddess by Megan Sybil Baker (Science-Fantasy) [2004-02-27]
    Raheiran Special Forces captain Gillaine Davré has just woken up in some unknown space way station, wondering where the last three hundred years have gone. The last thing she remembers is her ship being attacked. Now it seems that while she was time-traveling, she was ordained a goddess.... Gillaine's only hope of survival rests with dangerously seductive Admiral Mack Makarian, who suspects her of being a smuggler -- or worse. But he can't begin to imagine the full extent of it. For Gillaine is now Lady Kiasidira, holy icon to countless believers, including Mack -- a man who inspires feelings in her that are far from saintly... feelings she knows are mutual. But when their flirtation is interrupted by a treacherous enemy from the past, Gillaine's secret -- and secret desires -- could destroy them both....
    completed H Start:2010-10-28 End:2010-12-16 (sf)
    borrowed again from J
  • (19) Blossom Of Erda by L A Taylor (SF, Romance)
    Senior Officer Maele Sorenlon thought her orders were fishy, and the more she found out, the more suspicious she became. Why would a routine scientific survey be marked Top Secret? Under Officer SanDreleccur concurred that the situation was likely to be dangerous, and was determined not to be left behind. But neither were prepared for what would happen between them.
    completed H Start:2010-12-26 End:2010-12-26 (sf)
    an old favourite


This doesn't count the ones I reverted the "start" date on.

Gave up on:

  • (11) Really Angelic by Enid Wilson (Historical, Fantasy, Romance)
    Pride and Prejudice with a paranormal twist. In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen mentioned angels several times. What if there were real angels inhabiting England then?
    deleted End:2010-3-15
    sounded good but not so
  • (12) Other Mister Darcy by Monica Fairview (Historical, Romance)
    When Caroline Bingley collapses to the floor and sobs at Mr. Darcy's wedding, imagine her humiliation to discover that a stranger has witnessed her emotional display. Miss Bingley, understandably, resents this unknown gentleman very much, even if he is Mr. Darcy's American cousin. Mr Robert Darcy is as charming as Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy is proud, and he is stunned to find a beautiful young woman weeping brokenheartedly at his cousin's wedding. Such depth of love, he thinks, is rare and precious. For him, it's love at first sight. Alas, regaining her good graces seems an impossible mission, and he is left to hope that someday their paths will cross again.
    deleted End:2010-3-27
    another PnP AU