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Default  Posted: 9:41 AM, July 20th (Tuesday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I don't often read just one genre and was thinking of starting into Sci Fi.

But I have no idea where to start. I had thought Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy?

Any suggestions?

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Default  Posted: 10:41 AM, July 20th (Tuesday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.

Hands down the best sci-fi book I've read.

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Default  Posted: 10:52 AM, July 20th (Tuesday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

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Default  Posted: 5:59 PM, July 23rd (Friday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Don't know if this could be classified as sci-fi or not but Anne McCaffrey's Talent series is very good.

There are 8 books total.

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Default  Posted: 9:30 AM, July 24th (Saturday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I have always loved the short stories of Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury.

I loved the Dune series, also.

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Default  Posted: 9:58 PM, July 24th (Saturday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I could write fave authors and stories all day.

But I'll just give ya a few to start with.

The Classic Masters of Sci Fi.
Robert Heinlein
Isaac Asimov
Arthur C. Clark( think Space Odyssey 2000)

One of my personal fave authors. He did Sci Fi and great horror and made it look easy.
Theodore Sturgeon.

Philip K. Dick
Piers Anthony( he does a lot of fantasy too)
Ursula K. LeGuin(she's great)
Philip Jose Farmer
Cordwainer Smith
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Harlan Ellison(he's too dark for some people. I think he could school Stephen King on how to do horror LOL)
Roger Zelazny

That should keep you busy for awhile. And there's a lot more out there. You'll find some you like better as you go.

Oh I forgot about Anne McCaffrey's Dragon series books. I started reading those as a kid and was hooked. I started with "The White Dragon".

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Default  Posted: 11:07 PM, July 24th (Saturday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I think of Edgar Rice Burroughs as the GRANDFATHER of sf. I like his voice.

I moved over to fantasy, as I felt that alot of the more recent sf writings were hard on tech and short on character.

I like the Honor Harrington series, and I think it's free.

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Default  Posted: 9:10 AM, July 30th (Friday), 2010View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Ursula K. LeGuin's Four Ways to Forgiveness, then move on to her other books from there. Incredible work. Female-friendly, too! (HINT HINT, ladyv.)

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