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    Book suggestions

    I'm on a bit of a reading rampage lately. I need some new books. Any suggestions? I'm open to anything but science fiction or politics.


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    Re: Book suggestions

    Cormac McCarthy


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    Re: Book suggestions

    Does a Zombie Apocalypse count as sci-fi?

    If not try World War Z. One of my favorite books.



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    Re: Book suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by CONEClone View Post
    Does a Zombie Apocalypse count as sci-fi?

    If not try World War Z. One of my favorite books.
    Seconded!


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    A game of thrones if the fantasy label doesn't scare you off


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    Re: Book suggestions

    If you are up for a heady, cerebral read, check out my favorite author...David Mitchell.

    The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet David Mitchell

    I'm reading his latest right now, but I recommend any of his. The most accessible is "Black Swan Green".

    Most of his are a challenging read, but I've not read any books like his. Very innovative and unique.


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    I'm reading the Voyage of Dawn Treader right now and just finished the Lost Symbol. Both great!


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    Re: Book suggestions

    Also, this is a good horror, post-apocalyptic read that is one of the summer's "buzz books":

    Amazon.com: The Passage (9780345504968): Justin Cronin: Books

    It was good...very long, epic book. Soon to be a movie.


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    Re: Book suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by jahfg View Post
    I'm on a bit of a reading rampage lately. I need some new books. Any suggestions? I'm open to anything but science fiction or politics.
    stay away from Orson Scott Card.

    He is somehow both science fiction and political, if you can believe it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Also, this is a good horror, post-apocalyptic read that is one of the summer's "buzz books":

    Amazon.com: The Passage (9780345504968): Justin Cronin: Books

    It was good...very long, epic book. Soon to be a movie.
    Ahhhh more vampires?


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    Re: Book suggestions

    If you dig Biographies. I suggest Call Me Ted.

    Ted Turner might be one of the coolest guys ever.
    Amazon.com: Call Me Ted (9780446581899): Ted Turner, Bill Burke: Books



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    Re: Book suggestions

    Chuck Palahniuk, Christopher Moore, Cormac McCarthy, and Jonathan Lethem are all very good.



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    Re: Book suggestions

    If you like baseball at all then read Money Ball by Michael Lewis.


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    Re: Book suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    Ahhhh more vampires?
    Yes, but far, far from the tired old portrayal of them.

    This is not anything like Twilight, believe me. More like Stephen King's "The Stand".


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