Any Book Readers? Post up your fav SciFi and Adventure Novels

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Malazan Books of the Fallen - Steven Erickson (gritty dark fantasy)
Worldwar Series - Harry Turtledove - (Aliens invade Earth during WW2, the first series is good the later ones less so)
Starship Troopers - Robert Heinlein
Most books by Robert J Sawyer
Gust Front and series by John Ringo
 

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Mistborn series
The black company
Dresden files
Cinder series
Oregon files
All of tolkens work
Half a king
Eragon
The aeronauts windlass is a cool new one by Jim butcher (Dresden files)
 

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Another great one: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (Stormlight Archive) its long but..... wow.
 

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Silmarillion. Lost tales, ................ anything Tolkien
Eaters of the Dead
The Decameron
The Golden Ass

Pilgrims Progress

Good Day
Anthony
 

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Wow 24 replies, and no one has listed any of the William Gibson stuff! Really great writer.
Neal Stephenson has a couple good ones too.
I like the Ender books, and of course Tolkien, and Greg Bear, Stephen Baxter has some good things and some not so...
Take a look at a guy named Jeff Somers too, and Paolo Bacigalupi.
Richard Morgan's Takeshi Kovacs series is cool, like sci-fi laced with crime noir.
 

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Wow 24 replies, and no one has listed any of the William Gibson stuff! Really great writer.
Neal Stephenson has a couple good ones too.
I like the Ender books, and of course Tolkien, and Greg Bear, Stephen Baxter has some good things and some not so...
Take a look at a guy named Jeff Somers too, and Paolo Bacigalupi.
Richard Morgan's Takeshi Kovacs series is cool, like sci-fi laced with crime noir.
you beat me to it. Neuromancer is one i've read a few times. I read the other two in that trilogy and liked them as well.
 

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Some great suggestions and I think I have read them all... here's a few that have been missed so far:

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (by Susanna Clarke)(NYT Book of the Year... and had a World of Warcraft zone designed after it)

The White Company (by Sir Arthus Conan Doyle)(more well-known for Sherlock Holmes, this is Doyle's personal favorite work about a band of mercenary bowmen in medieval France).

Salem's Lot (by Steven King)(gonna throw this one in here because other people mentioned The Stand. Yes it's horror, but it's more like zombie apocalypse horror... with vampires)
 
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Dan Simmons Hyperion series...
and a guy named AA Attanasio, had a really wonderful triad. Hard to find.
 

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I like sci-fi and fantasy books too, my parents owned a bookstore when I was a kid, I would sit in the corner and read... a lot. Read LOTR for the first time at about 9 yrs old. I liked wheel of time as well, caught up to the author at around book 5 and it became a bit difficult to keep the details fresh while waiting for the next book, too bad Jordan wasn't able to finish it himself.
All time favourite author, Terry Pratchett, anyone else a fan?
 

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I'm more fantasy than sci-fi.
I've read so many its insane.
Among my favorites;
Chronicles of narnia
Shannara books up to druid of..
Magic kingdom for sale

There are a ton of others. I'll have to stop by the library and remember some titles.

I can read your average novel in one sitting. I enjoy it more that way than slow reading
 

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Just remembered a few fantasy/ fiction I read;

Invisible man
Sherlock Holmes series
Dracula (HATE it!)
Gulliver's travels
White fang
Lord of the rings
Hobbit
Meet Josephina
Way of kings


I'm considering the wheel of time books.
 

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Poul Anderson: Tau Zero, The Boat of a Million Years
Larry Niven: Ring World, Ring World Engineers, The Integral Trees
 

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Great thread! Getting good ideas for future reading...anywho...my list in no particular order:
Tolkien: Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Arthur C Clark: Childhoods End
Iain M Banks: Inversions, The Player of Games, The Algebraist
Greg Bear: The Forge of God
John Wyndham: The Chrysalids, The Midwich Cukoos
Isaak Asimov: Foundation series
Orson Scott Card: The Worthing Saga, Hart's Hope
H.Rider Haggard: She

I've read most of these books so many times they are falling to pieces.
 

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Too bad it ain't Scify! Or is it?

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