|06-04-2012, 01:00 PM||#106|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: SF Bay Area, California, USA
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Richard K Morgan's "Altered Carbon" is a high-action thriller.
Richard Kadrey's "Blind Shrike" is good; has been reworked into "Butcher Bird" by Nightshade books, but the earlier version was released free on the internet, and is still available in several places.
|06-06-2012, 05:52 PM||#108|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Device: Sony PRS-T1
I am reading right now The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge, which no one seemed to have mentioned. It's beautifully written and it won awards on top of awards. Unfortunately DTB only.
Otherwise I second those who voted for The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin, though once again DTB only. Pretty much anything by Lois McMaster Bujold would appeal to women (and some of her books are free from Baen too).
|06-07-2012, 10:03 AM||#109|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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|06-07-2012, 11:00 AM||#110|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Perth Western Australia
Device: kindle paperwhite
thanks another on my short list. I want to finish the game of throne books then world war z. After that I will push back my others and slot these in. I can not pass up extreme horror elements and sci fi rolled into one
|06-07-2012, 05:51 PM||#111|
Join Date: May 2012
The "Swing Zone" series is amazing for women. It's one of the few out there, that the main character is a women, and it's all about female empowerment. Picture Indiana Jones, but as a female
|06-07-2012, 09:33 PM||#112|
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NJ, USA
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