|09-10-2012, 11:12 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2012
I've run out of books to read. Therefore, I must find new ones... any suggestions?
Authors I like:
Orson Scott Card
(The lower the price the better -- my ebook budget is not large...... )
|09-11-2012, 05:07 AM||#2|
I write stories.
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Northern Germany
From the authors you list, it looks like you're squarely in the realm of science fiction.
You might try the works of Niven and Pournelle. The Mote in God's Eye is available for kindle and very reasonably priced. Also of interest would be Dragon's Egg by Robert L. Forward. It's about a race of aliens who evolved to withstand conditions on the surface of a neutron star, with the result that one Earth hour is equivalent to hundreds of their years.
|09-11-2012, 06:17 PM||#3|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: USA, 33.938556° N, -117.271334° W
Device: Kindle 2, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle PaperWhite, & Kindle Fire 2nd Gen
Second Star (Star Svensdotter #1) or The Star Svensdotter Trilogy
Or for $4.99 The Star Svensdotter Trilogy [Kindle Edition] (also contains a bonus short story).
These are by Dana Stabenow.
|09-11-2012, 08:12 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Device: Nook Color, Entourage Pocket Edge, iPod Touch 5th Gen
In no particular order, a few I've enjoyed recently:
Year Zero by Rob Reid
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Wool by Hugh Howey
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
I got most of these from my local public library, so, except for Wool, free.
|09-11-2012, 08:13 PM||#5|
Join Date: May 2009
Location: 26 kly from Sgr A*
Device: PRS-T1, KT, PB701/IQ, K2, PB360, BeBook One, Axim51v, TC1000
SF in the Harry Harrison/Poul Anderson vein?
Oh, my; that is a river. I read that as adventure stories with ideas and wonder.
Second to MOTE IN GOD'S EYE. Plus Niven and Pournelle's OATH OF FEALTY.
DESCENT OF ANANSI. FALLEN ANGELS is free at the BAEN free library. (If you haven't just download the whole Free Library.)
S.M. Stirling: CONQUISTADOR, ISLAND IN THE SEA OF TIME (and sequels)
F.M. Busby: RISSA KERGUELEN, DEMU TRILOGY
Larry Niven: THE INTEGRAL TREES, THE SMOKE RING (especially the latter)
Keith Laumer: Retief! (free)
David Drake: Lt. Leary, Commanding (Never mind Leary: Mundy rocks!) (free)
Eric Flint: 1632, 1633 (free)
David Weber: On Basilisk Station, Mutineer's Moon (free)
Philip Jose Farmer: The Green Odyssey, Two Hawks from Earth, The Maker of Universes (Not sure all are available in ebook but if you like Harrison's DEATHWORLD...)
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