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What grwat sci/fi or fantasy books/series have I missed out on?

Discussion in 'Maiden Downunder' started by Shadow298, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. Shadow298

    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    I used to be a pretty massive reader and thanks to my ereader I was able to acquire some series that I had previously or had a hard time acquiring. Add to that finally being able to get Ursula Le Guen's Earthsea quintet in a single volume this week means I am a happy reader.

    but am wondering what I've missed out on all these years. Since there are hundreds of books and series that people have told me about over the years but haven't gotten around to.

    What do people recommend?
    What do you like best or want to know more about?
     
  2. phlogiston

    phlogiston Bejabbers!

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    There are all Fantasy, but I highly recommend them all.

    Joe Abercrombie's "The First Law" trilogy, plus his two follow-up standalones
    Patrick Rothfuss' "The Kingkiller Chronicles"
    Brandon Sanderson's "Mistborn" trilogy
    George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire"
    Peter V Brett's "Daylight War" Cycle
     
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    FerretallicA HMAS Slagdestroyer

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    Robert Salvatore's "Icewind Dale" trilogy is a bit immature at times but worth sticking with. The subsequent 7-8 books after that are the real pay-off.
     
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    Spruce Goose Then Goose me up woman!

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    Everyone seems to love Stephen Kings Dark Tower series.
    I haven''t read it personally.
     
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    The Bible :D
     
  6. Shadow298

    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    that's just badly written fan fiction. Want proper authors.
     
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    Goreripper Metal as fuck

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    Wait... there's five Earthsea books now?
     
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    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    6 books according to wiki.
    Though might have meant quartet. Can't remember which it is off he top of my head but probably 4 in one rather than five.
     

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