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    Need book recommendations

    Post by IceIfrit666 on Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:26 pm

    Can't sleep.
    Solution is reading and I ran out of my own books.
    Want your suggestions.
    Fantasy and steampunk type books preferred but others will be fine.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by RANT on Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:43 pm

    anything buy Chuck Palahniuk specially Rant and Pygmy.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by skarekrow13 on Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:52 pm

    As always I shall promote The Dark Tower series by Stephen King

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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by ViralEnsign_ on Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:20 am

    Damn scare got in before me. I second his suggestion!


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by Mr. Tart on Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:58 am

    There's always Metro 2033. I'm reading that at the moment and i find it rather intriguing myself.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by vatar5 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:41 am

    Bel Ami by Maupassant

    My favorite book o/
    But a French one.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by SlakeMoth on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:36 am

    The Bas Lag series by China Meiville; 'Perdidot Street Station', 'The Rift' and 'Iron Council'.

    I'm reading '11.22.63.' by Stephen King at the mo'. In fact I've read nearly everything he's written except 'The Dark Tower' series, mainly because I missed it when it first came out and I'm not sure which one is the first and I hate to start a series in the middle. Could one of you kind gentlemen give me the title please?
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    Post by Mr. Tart on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:43 am

    I believe the name of the first one is The Gunslinger.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by Knight Alundil on Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:54 am

    Ringworld - Larry Niven

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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by RANT on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:49 am

    Knight Alundil wrote:Ringworld - Larry Niven

    i love ringworld, its so amazing. i heard studio ghibli was gonna make a ringworld movie but i think it fell through.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by skarekrow13 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:28 pm

    Slake, I started with the third book actually and thought I'd be lost but each book actually holds up well alone. However for purity's sake The Gunslinger is indeed the first. After that they should all be titled with their corresponding number except for the new one The Wind Through the Keyhole. Of all of them that can be out of sequence that one is the easiest. It technically occurs between four and five but it's actually the main character telling other characters two stories (one within the other) and is amazing. If you've read most of King's other work you've maybe stumbled on The Little Sisters of Eluria in Everything's Eventual. That's a short story involving Roland, the main character in the Dark Tower series.

    Finally, maybe you've read one or two of these books. They're all tied to the Dark Tower series as well. Basically, if you've read anything by King.....you've already started the Dark Tower series

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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by JoeBroski09 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:38 pm

    I recommend The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher. It's my favorite book series, and it's urban fantasy. A really, really good twist on fantasy.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by IceIfrit666 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:21 pm

    Thanks guys, I'll check 'em out.


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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by Spurgun on Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:50 pm

    If you're into steampunk then i recommend the Mortal Engines (that's the name of the first book) series by Philip Reeve. It has 6 books (only 4 of them are in swedish sad ).
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    Re: Need book recommendations

    Post by SlakeMoth on Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:40 pm

    Thanks for the info' Skare & Mr. T. Will check it out. Oh and I'll be checking out some of the other suggestions too.

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