|04-23-2014, 04:26 AM||#32|
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I also recommend Dan Simmons' Hyperion (and sequels).
And Vernor Vinge (Zones of thought, Rainbows end...).
Also Robert Charles Wilson (Spin)
|05-04-2014, 12:56 PM||#33|
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Los Angeles
These are all older and possibly cheaper books to find, but are still great reads.
"Ringworld" by Arthur C Clark
"The Forever War" by Haldeman/Scalzi (won Hugo, Nebula, being turned into a movie)
"Gateway" by Frederick Pohl - first novel of the Heechee saga
|05-17-2014, 11:35 AM||#35|
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|05-21-2014, 04:44 PM||#36|
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Join Date: Feb 2010
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|05-23-2014, 07:59 PM||#37|
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Check out Jack McDevitt, especially his early novels. IMO they are excellent science fiction, he reminds me sometimes of Arthur C. Clarke.
|05-27-2014, 10:25 AM||#38|
Join Date: Mar 2012
How on earth have we gotten this far into Sci-Fi recommendations without mentioning Andre Norton?
Norton specialized in blending science and fantasy. Her Witch World series starts out as sci-fi/adventure, and she's written a very interesting series about time traveling (Time Traders). Here's the first book free and DRM-free from Baen: http://www.baenebooks.com/p-429-time-traders.aspx
and the second book free from Gutenberg:
There's also a whole bunch of other excellent free sci-fi of hers from Gutenberg.
She also wrote a series about humanity dealing with a galactic empire by becoming mercenaries. Here's the first 2 books free and DRM-free from Baen: http://www.baenebooks.com/p-396-star-soldiers.aspx
|05-27-2014, 08:25 PM||#39|
Join Date: Feb 2011
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How about Robin Hobbs, any of her series really, all wonderfully created,aand once you start you're in for the long haul !
Worth Wikiped'ing for her full info.
And of course Scott Lynch, the Gentlemen Bastard series - another good stonking read, and good for many a night in !
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