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Old 04-27-2010, 09:03 PM
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Anything by S.M. Stirling. Good stuff.

If you like real heavy sci-fi, anything by Charles Stross. Also good stuff.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:27 AM
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Anything by S.M. Stirling. Good stuff.

If you like real heavy sci-fi, anything by Charles Stross. Also good stuff.
I *knew* there were reasons I liked you! The High King of Montival, only 5 months to wait!

I've ridden through/by most of the Willamette Valley places referenced in the books. Domain Ath, of course, is the Montinore Winery.

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Old 04-28-2010, 11:34 PM
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I like reading, but unfortunately for me...I'm a s l-o-o-w reader. I like sci-fi too, but I haven't read any new stuff in awhile, so the two authors you girls mentioned are ones I've never heard of.

I read old stuff...whatever I run across that looks good. A while back, I found an old copy of The Sand Pebbles (used as the basis of the movie starring Paul Newman). Loved it.

Just got around to American Gods/Neil Gamian. That was somethin'.
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Man, how could I forget Neil Gaiman!!! I love that guy. American Gods is a great book, and for something lighter, hit Good Omens written with Terry Pratchett-- I love that guy, too!

Lynne, I so can't wait for High King to come out-- I think I have the sample chapters all memorized from his website. Which I love that he posts sample chapters so you can "test drive" his works before committing to them.

Charlie Stross does that too, I just found out yesterday. So there goes my productivity again.

But yeah, the cool thing about the Dies the Fire emberverse is that it's set in Oregon, mostly, so it's a lot of fun to go ride around where they are talking about or at least picture it in your head-- I've been on Webfoot Rd and around Dayton/Amity/Newberg/St Paul a lot on two wheels, but I'm still having trouble figuring out where Castle Todenangst is supposed to be.
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Stone of Tears/Terry Goodkind. For the 'Fantasy', genre...man,....there's some serious, sobering stuff in this book. I'm liking it a lot though.
I don't generally read fantasy, but came around to it because of the television series, which is visually breathtaking in terms of casting, costume and setting. It got me curious enough to find out whether Goodkind could actually write something that was more than simple escapist material.
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