I opened with a review of Shadow's Edge, the third book in the Night Angel trilogy by Brent Weeks. I'm afraid this book, like the series is not a particularly fine example of epic fantasy. The man does have quite an internet following though. Despite the luke warm reviews they are getting quite a few hits.
Next up is Arthur C. Clarke's final novel The Last Theorem, a collaborative effort with Frederik Pohl. It's a very entertaining read but the novel itself is unbalanced. Not Clarke's strongest.
On one of the Dutch Fantasy forums I frequent I won a copy of F.H. van Dongen's Het Bouwplan. This one is Dutch only I'm afraid. Peculiar book, I still don't quite know what to make of it.
James Van Pelt's novel Summer of the Apocalypse turned out to be a fine read. Van Pelt is better know for his short fiction but he handles long form very well in this book. I recommend this one if you like post apocalyptic tales.
I borrowed one of Kim's books for my next read. His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik proved to be a pleasant surprise. I have the next one lined up for some time later this month.
Time for a bit, well, a lot of historical fiction. Edward Rutherfurd covers the history of New York from the Dutch years of the city to 2009. New York: the Novel was a very interesting read but you do need to take the time for it.
Disappointment of the month was Dorothy Hearst's Promise of the Wolves. Good thing I got a 50% discount on this book.
Thankfully is was followed by the wonderful collection The Apex Book of World SF edited by Lavie Tidhar. Science Fiction from authors outside the anglophone world. I was very impressed by the quality of this collection.
Last review of 2009 was Robert J. Sawyer's Hybrids. Meh, is the best I can say of it.
To finish the year properly I also rambled about reading and reviewing in 2009 a bit. The result of which can be found here.
The first review of 2010 is in already as well. I'm on a roll ;)