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Sci-Fi Book Suggestions

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Stoutwood, Sep 16, 2006.

  1. Stoutwood

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    Sci-Fi Book Suggestions

    I'm looking for some new books again. Please suggest books that stand alone since I hate books that require me to read an entire series.
     
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    Heroes Die, by Mathew Woodring Stover

    If you like it, you can also check out the sequel, Blade of Tyshalle. The books are more or less stand-alone, however, though if you plan on reading both, it's better to start with Heroes Die.
     
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    Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson
    Anything by William Gibson
     
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    Keep 'em coming. Not much has piqued my interest thus far.
     
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    All things Jack Vance.
     
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    Apart from what I've already suggested I don't know... if you want comedy there's the Hitch-Hiker's Guides... um, the Forever War was okay... can't think of anything else right now.
     
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    That happens to be what I'm reading right now :prop:
     
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    Could I get a second opinion on it?
     
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    Eh, it's good but feels more like a series of connected stories. The aliens, the most interesting part of the book get little attention. It's more of an "army life" book set in the future.
     
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    The White Mountains Trilogy by Matt Christopher is an easy read (I read them in 6th grade) but by far one of my favorite sci-fi books of all time.
     

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