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Re: Book suggestion

Post by jmtokx » Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:43 pm

Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card

And basically anything else he wrote:
Ender's Game
Speaker For The Dead
Xenocide
Children Of The Mind
Ender's Shadow
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by narwal » Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:47 pm

Id have to say A Song of Ice and Fire as well.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by NightFantom » Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:12 pm

Sasha Nein wrote:
Nightwolf wrote:Eragorn series.
I think you mean Eragon series... It's called the 'Inheritance Cycle'

But, you should definitely read these bad boys.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by Th3_BosS » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:48 am

The Divergent series is really good (IDK what faction i'd be in...)
The Mysterious Benidect Society series
The 13th reality
The Bartimaus Trilogy

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Re: Book suggestion

Post by Avvatar » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:01 pm

A Song of Fire and Ice is a good read, but it seems like Martin doesn't really care for his characters. It sort of comes through in the writing and makes it difficult to get really engaged. The story is excellent. Thus far I've only read the first book. Seconds on my Kindle and I've just started it.

I'd personally, strongly recommend reading Raymond E Feist's books, starting with Magician (or Magician: Apprentice). They're excellently written with fantastic character development. Really a stupendously good read and very engaging. Ever since I got a blurb of one of his books included in the box with one of the Baldur's Gate games I've been buying each book he writes. I've re-read the entire series several times, up to wherever was released when I did so. There are currently 29 books (if you split Magician into it's original two volumes, Apprentice and Master) with another 2 already announced. One of the two announced books is titled Magician's End so we may finally be getting to the end of this wonderful tale.

Although I've only read the one of Martin's books, I really think Feist's is the better read. That said, if you're only going to read one or the other, I'd suggest reading A Song of Fire and Ice only because of the current pop references thanks to the hit television show.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by narwal » Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:14 pm

Yeah, after reading SoIaF you end up semi-depressed QQ
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by HAJIBADA » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:52 pm

I agree with SuitableFish, rick riordan writes pretty good fantasy books
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by OddaJosh » Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:19 am

Narwhal wrote:
SuitableFish wrote:Just Naming some books I like:

The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
This. I loved this book, one of my favorites. Probably because a really big part of my family is Cuban and what not. I also love fishing.

But yeah read it.

Oh my god, you've got to be bullshitting me. First of all, that's not fucking fantasy. Second of all, fuck that book, fuck Manalo, fuck the old Man, fuck his fish and the sharks, and fuck Joe DiMaggio.

Fuck I hate that book so much, it makes me angry.

AND HE DOSEN'T EVEN GET THE FUCKING FISH
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by narwal » Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:20 am

HAHA!

ERNEST HEMINGWAY. BIGGEST TROLL OF THEM ALL.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by Dustrix » Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:22 am

If you're like 10-15 you could read Rangers Apprentice. Really good series. The second one (only two books) Brotherband is very entertaining by John Flanagan. Matthew Reilly's books. Scarecrow, Scarecrow and the army of thieves, The seven ancient wonders, six ancient stones, five greatest warriors, Area 51 and some others. All very good books to read. Kept me entertained.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by Daniel » Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:50 pm

I love the brotherband books and the rangers apprentice books have every single book from both series been reading rangers apprentice since I think the eighth one came out they are great and I I was waiting for brotherband for ages. But if you reed them both many times you find some weird things out don't want to explain it all but the time difference of the book is supposed to be like 10 years maybe less and they manage to say the inventor who is the main character of brother band is a teen but in rangers apprentice they make him out as an older guy although he would be a little younger I think.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by PowerSlacker » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:54 pm

Read Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein.
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by GB_Knight » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:48 am

You might like the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan

Maybe The Power Of Five by Anthony Horowitz
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Re: Book suggestion

Post by Naxus » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:58 pm

Start the Dresden Files (Series) by Jim Butcher I think the first is called Storm Front
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