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  1. #126
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    Fifteen Lives of Harry August. Nearly finished and enjoying it.

    http://www.amazon.com/First-Fifteen-.../dp/0316399620

  2. #127
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mustonen View Post
    The first 2 parts were great. Gripping. Perfect ending at the end of part 2. Top shelf.

    Part 3 was fucking lame, though. Read like mediocre fan fiction.
    Yeah, first two parts were stellar - didn't completely wreck it with third part but it was def a little anticlimactic. 600 great pages out of 900.
    Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Natures peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. - John Muir

    "How long can it last? For fuck sake this isn't heroin -
    suck it up princess" - XXX on getting off mj

    “This is infinity here,” he said. “It could be infinity. We don’t really don’t know. But it could be. It has to be something — but it could be infinity, right?” - Trump, on the vastness of space, man

  3. #128
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    Was I right? Holy shit that series took forever. Not sure I liked the last 2 books either, but hey, at least they ended it.
    I got part way through the seventh book and went to the unabridged audio versions. I enjoyed the last books, but by the time I got there I was more or less hooked on the unabridged audio versions. I did read probably a 1/3 of each of the last 2 books, but listening to it is so much easier.

    I'm looking forward to Jim Butcher's new series Cinder Spires this September.


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    I think I made this same comment in another thread, but if you read the Wool series, read Shift, then Wool, then Dust. There's a little overlap in each but that makes the most sense. There's info in Wool that makes Shift sort of hard to get into IMHO (even though Wool was written first).

    Anyone read Earnest Cline's new book Armada yet? I'm such a fan of Ready Player One that I'm purposely putting off reading Armada until I have some real time to devote to it.

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    just went through thread, so I see the forever war by joe haldeman mentioned several times so I will add Alastair Reynolds and book Revelation Space, the first in a series. hard sci fi
    Last edited by DBdude; 08-04-2015 at 11:01 AM.

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    No mention of Lord Dunsany? I just exhumed an old box from storage and found a copy of "Beyond the Fields We Know", a compendium of Dunsanys works edited by Lin Carter. A quick scan of the first few chapters reminds me how striking his works are.
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
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    Dunno if I have a favorite, but here's a few I've really dug:

    The Man Who Used The Universe - Alan Dean Foster

    The Hobart Floyt/Alacrity Fitzhugh Trilogy by Brian Daley:
    Requiem For A Ruler Of Worlds
    Jinx On A Terran Inheritance
    Fall Of The White Ship Avatar

    Vurt - Jeff Noon
    "Man, we killin' elephants in the back yard..."

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    Harry Potter
    Star Wars
    Neuromancer

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    Quote Originally Posted by beasttowest View Post
    Harry Potter
    Star Wars
    Neuromancer
    You haven't met me. I'm the one everyone makes fun of for this

  10. #135
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    Moonferns and starsongs by Robert Silverberg.
    “A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.”
    ― Milton Friedman

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