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Discussion in 'Literature' started by beenz, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. eyebeam

    eyebeam Extreme Android User

    Scalzi hasn't let me down yet, so yeah, should be pretty great. I've been looking forward to this one for months.

    And as far as I know, yes - it's a standalone.
     


  2. Rooferkev

    Rooferkev Well-Known Member

    Just Finished 'Pushing Ice-Alastair Reynolds'

    Really enjoyed it, some of the dialogue was a bit forced but the ideas and concept were really good. Just started century rain by the same author .
     
  3. ballisticn8

    ballisticn8 Android Expert

    Dunno if they've been mentioned here but I've recently completed reading the Shadow Dance Trilogy by David Dalglish and books 1 and 2 of the Dragonprince Trilogy by Aaron Pogue. They were all very entertaining and IMO very well written.
     
  4. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter
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    Damnit Ballistic! Now I will have to look those up!

    You need to check out Farseer and Tawny Man trilogies btw. EXCELLENT writer/stories!



    I re-read Mistborn trilogy so that I could read Alloy of Law, the standalone novel set 300 years after the conclusion of Mistborn series. I'm about half way through it and it is, of course, very well written. Love the new society, characters, and the change up of the 'magic'....
     
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  5. LilacBleeds

    LilacBleeds Android Enthusiast

    Their newborn gift

    This is good it you like romance
    Its about a lady who slept with a guy five/six years before them start of them story and has a little girl, but she is I'll and only way to save her was to have another baby by the same man which she finds out he can't have children no more. And then he remembered they frozen sperm and she uses that but it get hard because they want different things but later get along and fall for each other but they hide it from each other....


    that is all I have got so far
     
  6. NightAngel79

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    Alloy of Law was Excellent! Can't wait to see the new trilogy set in that world!

    So I started Sword of Truth again, lol. Its been a year and a half since i read it, figured i was due for a re-read
     
  7. Nalej

    Nalej Well-Known Member

    Ready Player One

    Only about a quarter of the way into it and I'm hooked. A friend of mine recommended it to me and I need to thank him the next time I see him.
     
  8. ballisticn8

    ballisticn8 Android Expert

    Dalglish just recently released Blood of the Underworld, a book that takes place in the same universe as the Shadowdance Trilogy, including the same characters, but is a new trilogy titled The Watchers Blade. It was entertaining and I would recommend him as an author to anyone that liked NightAngel, Mistborn, etc...

    Also just finished the third book of the Dragonprince trilogy by Aaron Pogue, the third wasnt IMO as good as the other two but it was still a good read.

    In August Mark Lawrence will be releasing King of Thorns, a follow up to his amazing first book, Prince of Thorns. If you like rooting for the bad guy, Prince of Thorns is a blast of a read, dont take my opinion for it:

     
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  9. jbenham

    jbenham Android Enthusiast

    To Die A Stranger, the latest Alex McKnight novel by Steve Hamilton.
     
  10. Shinji01

    Shinji01 Android Enthusiast

    Mirror Mirror by Gregory MacGuire. ( ithink)
     
  11. jbenham

    jbenham Android Enthusiast

    Just started The Last Refuge by Ben Coes
     
  12. ballisticn8

    ballisticn8 Android Expert

    Finished Old Mans War by John Scalzi, great read, already moved on to Ghost Brigades. Needed to step away from fantasy a little, SciFi is a nice refresher lol.
     
  13. eyebeam

    eyebeam Extreme Android User

    Loved those books. Just announced - Next up from Scalzi in the Old Man's War universe, The Human Division, will initially be released in "episodes", as a series of short stories. The first "episode" he estimates coming out in December. Sounds interesting.

    More info here: ↓
    Announcing The Human Division
     
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  14. MahaloCat

    MahaloCat Android Expert

    Decision Points - Pretty damn good so far
     
  15. jbenham

    jbenham Android Enthusiast

    Good book. :)

    Finished The Last Refuge. Starting XO by Jeffery Deaver.
     
  16. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery

    I'm reading Robin Hobb's Soldier Son Trilogy...and I have to say that this book is a big disappointment coming from the Tawny Man and the Liveship Trilogies. NA, I would recommend you to pass on this part of Hobb's work.
     
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  17. SloanerBoner

    SloanerBoner Member

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson.
     
  18. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles

    I just reread the Farseers trilogy (originally read it about a decade ago), and am reading the Tawny Man series now (for the first time). I plan on reading most of her other work as well soon.
     
  19. OnoreDecayed0

    OnoreDecayed0 Newbie

    I'm reading Neil Strauss' The Game
     
  20. Rachel A

    Rachel A Android Expert

    "Growing up Amish" by Ira Wagler.
     
  21. LilacBleeds

    LilacBleeds Android Enthusiast

    finished New Moon finally - got bored until the end

    now onto Eclipse
     
  22. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter
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    You on the first one of it?


    Oh and I been meaning to tell you rose, I am re reading sword of truth and I totally see what you meant about first book. I wasn't trying to hear it before, lol
     
  23. Speed Daemon

    Speed Daemon Android Expert

    I'm reading "The Right Choice" by Tony Blackman right now.
     
  24. eyebeam

    eyebeam Extreme Android User

    Caliban's War (book 2 of the Expanse series) by James S. A. Corey
     
  25. NightAngel79

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    powering through Sword of Truth again. I'm on book 4 already and looking forward to reasd the 2 new Goodkind books set in this world. One book is a continuation of Richard/Kahlan's story. The other new one is called Magna Serus The First Confessor and that looks like it will be excellent!!
     
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