Saturday, September 24, 2011

On My Bookshelves #2




This is the second Saturday of
my new book meme!!



This new feature highlilghts the books
we crazy book addicts have bought,
because we simply had to have them, no matter what,
took home, placed on one of
our bulging shelves, and then....forgot.

Yes, it's happened to me, and I'm sure
I'm not the only one!

So, scour your bookshelves, pull out a few
'forgotten' treasures you fully intend to read,
and then write your own post, so you can join in the fun!!

This book meme will also highlight those books we have already read,
and would love to re-read, because
they're absolutely wonderful!!


Here's my list for this week!






Marco Palmier and others
Trade Paperback, 382 pages
Pocket Books
September 5, 2006
Genre: Science Fiction


From the Amazon Synopsis


Star Trek: Constellations is a mind-blowing collection of specially-commissioned stories designed to go where no anthology has gone before. Featuring the iconic heroes of the Star Trek universe -- the legendary characters who were the inspiration for all those who followed -- this treasure trove of untold tales recreates all the sense of adventure that marked the original Star Trek when it first burst on to our television screens in 1966. Each story takes as its inspiration an element of 'unfinished business' from the original series so that they read like 'lost episodes' of the television show, exploring aspects of the Star Trek crew and their adventures which have intrigued Trekkers ever since the original series ended. The result is a magnificent tribute to the series that changed the face of television history and will have millions of fans worldwide feeling as though they have just discovered a whole 'missing' season of their favourite show.






Vernor Vinge
Hardcover, 532 pages
Nelson Doubleday/SFBC
(Book Club Edition)
November 1, 1986
Genre: Science Fiction


From the Amazon Synopsis


"The intricately plotted progress of characters from near to farfuture... on an Earth which, like an abandon playground, has long ago been left behind by an evolving humanity... human-scale action within a vast canvas."
-- The Excyclopedia of Science Fiction

Encompassing time-travel, powerful mystery and the future history of humanity to its last handful of survivors, Across Realtime spans millions of years and is an utterly engrossing SF classic.






Marion Zimmer Bradley
Hardcover, 400 pages
DAW Hardcover
June 1, 1996
Genre: Science Fiction


From the Goodreads Synopsis


The eagerly-awaited sequel to The Heritage of Hastur and Sharra's Exile. Margaret Alton, daughter of the Darkovan representative to the Terran Imperial Senate, remembers almost nothing about the planet of her birth or her tumultuous childhood. What fleeting memories she has are fragments of terror—a strange silver man and a screaming woman with hair that circled her head like a ring of fire. Now her work has taken Margaret back to Darkover, where she must fight against inner voices that are trying to control her as she unravels the secrets of her heritage—and her destiny.






J.M. Dillard
Trade Paperback, 440 pages
Pocket Books
August 1, 1990
Genre: Science Fiction



From the Goodreads Synopsis


After the end of the EnterpriseTM's five-year mission, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and Dr. McCoy struggle to establish new lives apart from each other and the starship. The newly-promoted Admiral Kirk is placed in charge of a specially-created Starfleet division and attempts to defuse a critical hostage situation; Mr. Spock, who, in the midst of a teaching assignment on Vulcan, finds the one thing he least expected; and Dr. McCoy, whose unerring instinct for trouble lands him smack in the middle of an incident that could trigger an interstellar bloodbath.


 

Well, all I can say is...I can't believe I haven't read
these literally 'out of this world' books!!
I hope to do something about 
this sad state of affairs soon...
like maybe within the next light year or two...

(And I must add that I love these covers!!)


By the way...I now have a link widget!!
Just scroll down to the end of the post,
and submit your link.
You can also get the code,
if you'd like to add the list to your own post.

Thanks to Mr. Linky's Magical Widgets!!!!
(And it's free, too, so I highly recommend it!!)




What wonderful books are sitting
on your bookshelves,
waiting to be read or re-read?







2 comments:

  1. I have so many treasure I need to get around to. Great meme.

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  2. Hi, Brandileigh!

    Thanks for the visit and the comment!! Hope you'll come back for this week's blog hop!! : )

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