Sci Fi / Fantasy Book Reccomendations

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Re: Sci Fi / Fantasy Book Reccomendations

Postby Leoff » Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:02 am

If you want some older fantasy, The Charwoman's Shadow, by Lord Dunsany, has a good close look at a really chilling scary wizard.
I've lost my copy and am still looking for it or a replacement.

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Re: Sci Fi / Fantasy Book Reccomendations

Postby okeefe » Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:25 pm

  • The Culture series by Iain M. Banks. Published order is good.
  • Anything by William Gibson.
  • Anything by Kurt Vonnegut. Maybe skip Player Piano to start.
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Re: Sci Fi / Fantasy Book Reccomendations

Postby sean121 » Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:29 am

Last Sci-fi book I read was The Heart Goes Last. You should give it a try.

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Re: Sci Fi / Fantasy Book Reccomendations

Postby K-Mech » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:07 am

The Wild Cards shared world novels are mostly good (wasn't a fan of books 9-12).
The more recent American Hero/Committee trilogy is a good point to start (although starting there would blunt a few of the big reveals)

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