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Other Books you are currently reading?

Discussion in 'General' started by Weekly_Estimate, 7 Nov 2010.

  1. perplekks45

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    If only I read your post properly. Yes, it is.

    Not a trilogy, just a lonely sci-fi book, and it was mentioned here before, but have you read Tchaikovsky's Children of Time? There is apparently a successor in the pipeline for next year.

    Also, you could check out, if you haven't already, the Ender books (supposedly young adult stories, but the second book is definitely too heavy for teenagers, if you ask me) or Sylvain Neuvel's trilogy (Sleeping Giants, Waking Gods, Only Human). The latter is not really a meaty sci-fi trilogy, but a great read nonetheless.

    Sorry I cannot recommend more, I'm not an avid sci-fi reader.
     
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    I'll give those a look.

    I quite enjoyed Michael Reaves and Neil Gaiman's Interworld series - which were definitely aimed at young adults, but it's nice to read something a bit lighter now and then!

    The Sylvain Neuvel's trilogy has certainly been recommended before, so seems like a strong contender.
     
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    Neil Degrasse Tyson - Astrophysics for people in a hurry
     
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    So after recommendations here, I read:
    • Liu Cixin's Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy,
    • Tchaikovsky's Children of Time and the sequel,
    • Sylvain Neuvel's Sleeping Giants trilogy,
    • All four books from Pierce Brown's Red Rising.
    More sci-fi please!

    (Don't worry I've been reading plenty of non-sci-fi too!)
     
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  5. perplekks45

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    You've been busy. I like that. Of all of the above I have not read the sequel by Tchaikovsky, but I already have that lined up.

    Next up for you? How about Terra Ignota by Ada Palmer, another trilogy?
     
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    I've been at a loss since Iain Banks passed on :waah:
     
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    Just finished reading the last novel in the Parasol Protectorate series - genuinely have never felt so happy upon completing a book series. The fact that there are loads more that follow in a similar vein is great. I loved reading the stories, and while the first book definitely bordered on the racy side (for me personally,) the series was an amazing read, and invested you in the title characters. Fantastic series, and heartily recommend it!
     
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    Not reading per se, but listening.
    If you like a good zombie fest you could do worse that making a start into the Arisen series by Michael Stephen Fuchs
     
  9. Andy Mc

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    Yeah I've listened to the first 6 and enjoyed them.
    Also try the Bobiverse series.
    For something different I really liked infinate by Jeremy robinson. Colonists on a journey to a new planet and something goes wrong. 2 survivors and one of them is immortal, however due to sabotage he cant get control of the ship, which is stuck in FTL, until he cracks the encryption blocking him out.
     

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