Book Suggestions

Discussion in 'General Books' started by Turin, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. GameMaster

    GameMaster I's all about the Game!

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    The Knight By Gene Wolfe. Book one of The Wizard Knight. Just got released about a month or so ago. It is some great sophisticated high fantasy. Book two coming out in a year.
     
  2. jake1964

    jake1964 Old enough to be your dad

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    Fred Saberhagen has several books that are set in a common world but are not really a series. I can't remember the titles as it's been several years since I read them.
    If you are interested in hard SF, try Battlefield Earth. It's over a thousand pages. Don't judge by the movie either. The book's much better.
     
  3. Legend

    Legend Made in NZ

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    Well i just got another three D&D books, they are The Sundered Arms, Return of the Damned, The Death Ray. So far thats ten that have been released.
     
  4. pinchy

    pinchy Final Fantasy Dark Lord

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    hiya i just finished reading the LOTR books but now i wanna read somthing new...i'm a final fantasy fan, i love those types of story's... dose anyboday have any books suggestions?
     
  5. maximilian

    maximilian New Member

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    I think Wheel of Time and Riftwar Saga are extremely wonderful.Death Gate Cycle is also a good serie.You can read all the books that are written by Weis&Hickman
     
  6. pinchy

    pinchy Final Fantasy Dark Lord

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    are they like final fantasy storys like, because although i liked LOTR books, they did my head in at times.... if you have ever complete FF8 or FF9 you know what kind of stories i mean
     
  7. Radagast

    Radagast Art House Member

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    Hey Legend. I know that you read alot of fantasy books, just wondering if you have read Wheel of Time yet? I haven't seen any indication that you have, and if you haven't, I think it would be a series you would enjoy.
     
  8. Legend

    Legend Made in NZ

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    Hey Rad, yeah i want to read them but are wading through the pile im reading at the moment. A mate has read them and he loved them. I will read them when the mountain of books in front of me has diminished a little, kinda wish i had two or three heads just to read all of them a bit quicker, but i like to take my time with books and let my brain absorb every detail. :draught:
     
  9. Radagast

    Radagast Art House Member

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    haha, no worries. It's a great series though, when you get around to it, I know you'll love it.
     
  10. Legend

    Legend Made in NZ

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    This is some of the mountain of books that ive got to read yet;
    Quicksilver Rising- Stan Nicholls
    The Amulet of Samarkand- Jonathan Stroud
    White Wolf- David Gemmell
    Wit'ch War
    Wit'ch Gate
    Wit'ch Star- James Clemmens
    Kings Dragon
    Prince of Dogs
    The Burning Stone
    Child of Flame
    The Gathering Storm- Kate Elliot
    Guardians of the Lost
    Journey into the Void- Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
    The Ill Made Mute
    The Lady of Sorrows
    The Battle of Evernight- Cecilia Dart-Thornton
    The Cage of Nine Banestones
    The Veil of a Thousand Tears- Eric Van Lustbader
    The Dragon Chronicles
    Dragonology- Five Mile Press
    A Cavern of Black Ice
    A Fortress of Grey Ice- J.V Jones
    The Lair of Bones- David Farland

    So as you can see ive got a few to get through yet before even attempting to read WoT series.
     
  11. Radagast

    Radagast Art House Member

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    Wow. lol, got lots of reading ahead of ya.
     
  12. pinkflyingwalruses

    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    I'm looking for a good anne rice book to read, anybody have any suggestions? or perhaps a good one to start of on?
     
  13. Arwen

    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    Have you read any? If not start with "Interview With the Vampire"
     
  14. Akasha

    Akasha the high cost of living

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    Yes, Interview is a good one to start with.
     
  15. pinkflyingwalruses

    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    no I haven't read any, but I wantsed to start because I have heard of their greatness, thank you for the suggestion.
     
  16. frodogurl49

    frodogurl49 Jedi Sabermistress

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    I liked vampire lastat. or at least the small portion I read of it befor i had to return it to the library.
     
  17. pinkflyingwalruses

    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    I hate having to return books before you finish them, maybe thats the cause for my constant over-due book costs...

    Kurt Vonnegut is a good author for books.
     
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    Cudgel The name says it all

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    im srprised only one person recomended The Chronicles of Amber Vol 1 and 2 r the Merlin series by Roger Zelazny you could also check out Changeling and Madwand by Zelazny. He writes a strange blend of sci-fi and fantasy.
     
  19. The Hound

    The Hound The Everlasting Scream

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    Anyone who hasn't read any of George R.R. Martin owes it to themselves to check out the Song of Ice and Fire series.
     
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    -apocalypsis- New Member

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    The Crusades Trilogy by Jan Guillou. The books are: The Road to Jerusalem, The Knight Templar and The Kingdom at the End of the Road.

    Fantastic books! Historical fiction set in 12th century Sweden and the Middle-East. Some of my favourite books ever.