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I am a huge reader. I absorb books, too quickly.

I’m in need of some new authors. Sci-fi, fantasy. Not too big into crime/mystery, horror.

I love www.fantasticfiction.com. It’s my go-to for author info, book info, and suggestions.

Annaleda 8 Jan 9

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You read any Stephen Baxter? Excellently constructed hard sci-fi of the first order, written by a chap with a PhD in mathematics and a degree in engineering.

Vacuum Diagrams was my starting point, and I recommend it.

Jnei Level 8 Jan 15, 2018
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If you're into the fantastic, might I recommend the Night Angel trilogy by Brent Weeks? You can get the omnibus or the three books separately: Way of the Shadows, Shadows Edge and Beyond the Shadows. This series has war, underhanded politics, a coup, assassinations, murder, action and that's just in the first book.

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Madeline l'engle. a wrinkle in time. I'm not a reader and I read this book when I was a kid and liked it. not sure I'd like it now but it was good then. now I like historical stuff.

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The novelization of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith is surprisingly good.

hay johnarcher74...were you on the atheism deism bla bla group a couple days ago?

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For urban fantasy I'd recommend the Felix Faust books by Craig Schaefer, the Alex Verus series by Benedict Jacka, the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher, and the Nightside series by Simon R. Green.

For sci-fi I'd recommend Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, Infinite by Jeremy Robinson, Armada by Ernest Cline, 14 by Peter Cline, Time Salvager by Wesley Chu, and Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.

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For an oldie I like Fred Sabrhagen - Berserker Prime and the other Berserker books. For something newer I like Dennis Taylor - the Bobiverse books.

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anything by Philip K. Dick

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I should have mentioned I’m a Librarian’s kid. 😉

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Bloodchild and other stories by Octavia Butler, the end of eternity by Asimov, the moon is a harsh mistress
Good ones that I found in a library sale

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Me...! Try me...!

Long list of titles but I'm limited to 5 pictures at a time.

Here are a couple of shorts from Perhilion Science Fiction you might find fun:

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J. Richard Jacobs

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Michael Moorcock Elric of Melniboné Is a grate series had no idea the author had such a graphic last name though.

After the death of his father, Elric is expected to reign as the 428th sorcerer-king of the island kingdom of Melniboné, known as the Dragon Isle. Elric believes that after millennia of dominating their world the Melnibonéans have become decadent, and sees that their empire is crumbling, a shadow of its former glory. Only the capital city, Immyr, has not reverted to wilderness. Melnibonéans are described as a haughty, arrogant race who live only for pleasure and novelty. Slavery and torture are common practices. Elric, a sickly albino, requires potions and magic to sustain his health. He has spent much of his youth on Dreaming Couches, which allowed him to learn from virtual years worth of experiences in a short time. Elric is in love with his cousin, Cymoril. Yyrkoon, Cymoril's brother, also desires Cymoril and opposes Elric. Elric confides to Cymoril that he would like to bring morality and fairness to Melniboné and that he is not interested in cruelty or power, as were his ancestors. Cymoril is supportive of Elric emotionally, but does not understand his ideas. Yyrkoon sees Elric as weak. He acts to eliminate Elric so that he would take the Ruby Throne, as Elric is without heirs, making Yyrkoon his successor. Due to Yyrkoon's treachery, Cymoril is placed in a trance and kidnapped. Elric makes a pact with Arioch, one of the Lords of Chaos and patron of Melniboné, for Arioch's help in finding Cymoril. During a sea battle, Elric is drowned but is brought back by Straacha, the Sea King. Straacha grants use of The Ship That Travels Over Land And Sea to Elric, who seeks the Runeblades; Stormbringer and Mournblade. He finds them in Limbo, but Yyrkoon has followed him. Wielding Stormbringer, a sentient sword that devours souls, Elric defeats Yyrkoon. Rather than putting Yyrkoon to death, Elric relinquishes the throne to him and decides he shall wander the Young Kingdoms alone and learn of the world outside of Melniboné.

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Have you ever tried "Asimov Science Fiction" magazine? There's a lot of good reading in it, and it's not too expensive.

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Greg Costikyan, Barbara Hambly, Julian May, WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN

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Raymond E Feist is awesome, the Riftwar Saga goes on and on, I have 30 books in the series. Janny Wurtz co-wrote 3 of them and her series of books Wars of Lights and Shadow are brilliant, but slow to come out. You probably have these and more, any authors you may have considered but not tried yet others may provide input? Brandon Sanderson is worth checking out as well.

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I like the old classic short stories:. The Hugo Winners, Dangerous Visions, etc. From the sixties. I'd go for anthologies for exposure to lots of different authors, then follow the ones you like down their respective rabbitholes.

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I didn't come here to sell books, but I wrote two and they're published two Sci-fi novels. Veiled Stars and Measured Land. Both available on Amazon.com.

Gohan Level 7 Jan 9, 2018
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Lincoln and Child - The Pendergast series. Love their writing. Also Dean Koontz. He'll keep you up all night. J.R. Ward (The Black Dagger brotherhood series) and Laurel K. Hamilton (Anita Blake Novels).

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My brother writes. Books by EE Knight. He has two different series. The Age of Fire series is fantasy (first book us Dragon Champion). The Vampire Earth is sci-fi/horror (first book is Way of the Wolf).

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Neal Stephenson...

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