Science Fiction – Book Recommendations
2016-12-31 at 04:00 #8505
Unless your stomach is stronger than a Gel’s disolving ability, or you are also a Gel!2017-02-03 at 03:02 #8513
The truth, it sets you free! Doesn’t it?
It’s the evil Matri-Patri-archy that is out to suppress the truth and confuse us with their author-trolls who try to shape real histories to their own twisted agendas. OK, it’s really the damn elves, we all know it’s the freaking elves!
PS. Just realized the pejorative nature of that comment. Some of my best friends are trolls. Real trolls, of course, not author-trolls, it really is criminal how the trollkin have been “demonized” if you know what I mean and their good racial name ran through the muck!2017-03-30 at 17:03 #8503
Obviously an alien then.
I don’t know about you, but I am appalled by cruel and heartless, unsportsmanlike slaughter of veggiekind by the vegans.
Did you know vegetarians and vegans typically eat their prey alive? Ever notice how onions and potatoes and lots of other veggies keep growing once you pick them, and even after you brutally cut them up in pieces? If they are growing, they are still alive, and the evil veggie-vegans eat them that way!
Further, when you hunt animals, they can at least run away and attempt to flee. When was the last time you saw a potato or cornstalk try to run away? They can’t! The poor things just stand there, stuck in the ground, waiting in terror at the approaching farmer (murderer) who wants to pluck them from their home and feed them alive to some crazed vegetarian.
I’m sorry, but if you are an intelligent being, and insist on ‘eating’ the only sportsmanlike thing to do is to eat other intelligent beings who are capable of escaping you, outwitting you or even eating you back.
In fact, if you go out for dinner and their isn’t at least a 50/50 chance that you’ll be the dinner rather than the diner, then you are cheating and being unsportsmanlike!2017-04-06 at 02:04 #8521
I try very hard to not judge people by their appearance, but to be fair to Hrothgar–complete douchebag-asshole that he was–I seriously doubt he slept with Grendel’s mother. Again, not to cast aspersions, but she looked nothing like Angelina Jolie, not even an animated one.
I won’t say she was ugly (not sure that word would do her justice), in hindsight I suspect she had some Denubian blood….however, she had an amazing and incredible personality!
And as pissed off as Grendel was, I sort of think he’d have mentioned that little tidbit.2017-05-31 at 17:05 #8507
I think you’ll find that you’re forgetting about a whole litany of super stomach creatures, like Eborsisks, The Giant Dune worms of Arakkis, The Molbol, And various swamp-based creatures.
Also you might be overrating our slimey friend here’s power and ability.2017-06-16 at 20:06 #8527
Quite well written, good logic flow and lots of mass destruction and obliteration of Red Bio-thermals and Green to Red Bio-thermals.
4 thumbs up!2017-09-27 at 07:09 #8493
Tempted to throw some of my regular clutter at you, want a golden crown Gel? i have a stack of them from an old business venture gone wrong- long story, don’t ask- would you like some?2017-11-22 at 22:11 #8482
Here’s Book’s to add to that list. Some you may like, some you may not, but they’re good reads.
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Cast-Under-Alien-Destinys-Crucible-ebook/dp/B01I8DTAKQ]Destiny’s Crucible by Olan Thorensen[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B015WJHYSO]The Terran Fleet Command Saga by Tori Harris[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Void-War-Empire-Rising-Book-ebook/dp/B0144Z9CIW/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485121346&sr=1-3]Empire Rising by D. J. Holmes[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Farthest-City-Daniel-P-Swenson-ebook/dp/B016SRSAOQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485121481&sr=1-1]The Farthest City by Daniel P Swenson[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Death-Comes-Once-Deckers-Book-ebook/dp/B00OAOBI2G/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485121678&sr=1-5]Decker’s War by Eric Thomson[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Jonathon-Hunter-Legacy-Omnibus-Book-ebook/dp/B01L4E08OS/ref=sr_1_7?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485121834&sr=1-7]The Hunter Legacy by Timothy Ellis[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Children-Steel-John-Van-Stry-ebook/dp/B004TSP1LW/ref=sr_1_8?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485121954&sr=1-8]Children of Steel by John Van Stry[/url]
[url=http://www.weavespinner.net/worlds_of_fel.htm]Subjugation by James Galloway(Fel)[/url]
[url=http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~howellg/stories/stories.html]Various Stories by G. Howell[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Into-Black-Remastered-Odyssey-Book-ebook/dp/B005ML0EZS/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485122295&sr=1-3]Odyssey One by Evan Currie[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Constitution-Book-Legacy-Fleet-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B010L6JTO0/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485122462&sr=1-3]The Legacy Fleet by Nick Webb[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Ep-Aurora-CV-01-Frontiers-Saga-ebook/dp/B006OBOIPC/ref=sr_1_17?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1464409727&sr=1-17]The Frontiers Saga by Ryk Brown[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.ca/Ember-War-Saga-Book-ebook/dp/B010PSY6YW/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485122898&sr=1-3]The Ember War Saga by Richard Fox[/url]
I may have forgotten some, but that’s most of them.2017-11-26 at 21:11 #8491GelcubeMember
I’ve bought every monthly bundle since 1999, except for January 2013. There was some switch of terms at Amazon, and that’s when Baen had to stop selling bundles after release date. I missed that one month. I’ve supported Baen because they really were on the forefront of ebooks. The ebooks on their site have always been DRM free in multiple formats. I heard their royalties to authors were higher on ebooks than print books, as well, though that could have just been a rumor.
For the same reasons, I buy a lot of indie author books, as well as subscribe to Kindle Unlimited. Well, that, and it’s the only way I can afford my reading habit. =p~2017-11-30 at 08:11 #8502
My problem with Aer-ki Jyr is that he goes a bit nuts with Pro-veganism and gets Way Way WAYyyyyyy too in depth with everything and drags on too much with it, like, down to the most mediocre of Minutae, But not the minutae involved with character development. It’s also just a tad bit Sterilized, for younger audiences possibly.2020-06-02 at 15:18 #15912020-06-02 at 15:24 #8481
I’m always looking for new books to read, but it can be hard to find new stuff on Amazon…there is a look of CR@P out there….so I thought I’d start a few forum threads listing out some of may favorite books in the different genres – if you have any that you can recommend please add to the list..
Here are some of the Science Fiction genre books that I’ve enjoyed reading and would recommend to other people…..
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Sculpted-Ship-K-M-OBrien-ebook/dp/B01N42MBAU/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1485119513&sr=1-1&keywords=The+Sculpted+Ship]The Sculpted Ship by K.M. O’Brien[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Fallen-Empire-8-Book-Series/dp/B01N2O8VZO/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485119605&sr=1-1&keywords=fallen+empire]Fallen Empire series by Lindsay Buroker[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Omega-Force-8-Book-Series/dp/B01FZ6H8I0/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485119654&sr=1-1&keywords=omega+force]Omega Force series by Joshua Dalselle[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01HCRQBM4/ref=series_rw_dp_sw]Black Fleet Trilogy by Joshua Dalzelle[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_15?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=safehold+david+weber&sprefix=safehold+david+%2Cdigital-text%2C591&crid=2NJ4LEI9OYMDU]Safehold series by David Weber
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Are-Legion-Bob-Bobiverse-Book-ebook/dp/B01LWAESYQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485119877&sr=1-1&keywords=we+are+legion]We are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B011M9LTI4/ref=series_rw_dp_sw]Man of War series by H. Paul Honsinger[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Undying-Mercenaries-6-Book/dp/B01D4SCBQA/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120021&sr=1-1&keywords=undying+mercenaries+series]Undying Mercenaries series by B. V. Larson[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Theirs-Not-Reason-Why-Book/dp/B00WTIVC4E/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120197&sr=1-1&keywords=theirs+not+to+reason+why]Theirs Not to Reason Why series by Jean Johnson[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Empire-Man-4-Book/dp/B00XLWMTHG/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120285&sr=1-1&keywords=march+up+country]Empire of Man series by David Weber, John Ringo
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Troy-Rising-3-Book-Series/dp/B00XK8PF86/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120329&sr=1-1&keywords=troy+rising]Troy Rising series by John Ringo[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Fleet-6-Book/dp/B00W8MNH5I/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120461&sr=1-1&keywords=lost+fleet+jack+campbell]The Lost Fleet series by Jack Campbell[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=lost+fleet+beyond+the+frontier+jack+campbell]The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier by Jack Campbell[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Koban-6-Book-Series/dp/B01LYV7O10/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485120632&sr=1-1&keywords=koban]Koban series by Stephen W Bennett[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LXLFLZ8/ref=series_rw_dp_sw]Starshp’s Mage by Glynn Stewart[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01A0UMJP8/ref=series_rw_dp_sw]Star Force series by B.V. Larson[/url]
[url=https://www.amazon.com/Paradox-3-Book-Series/dp/B00W6RNR2S/ref=sr_1_1_ha?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1485123256&sr=1-1&keywords=paradox+Rachel+Bach]Paradox series by Rachel Bach[/url]
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Vorkosigan series by Lois McMaster Bujold
Vatta’s War series by Elizabeth Moon
Vatta’s Peace series (book 1 coming later this year!) by Elizabeth Moon
Empire from the Ashes (omnibus) by David Weber
Liaden Universe series by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Humanx Commonwealth books (especially the trilogy of “The Founding of the Commonwealth”) by Alan Dean Foster
Old Mans War by John Scalzi
Solar Clipper Trader Tales by Nathan Lowell
Technic Civilization Saga by Poul Anderson
Heechee series by Frederik Pohl
The Unincorporated Man by the Kollinn Brothers (book 1 was good. book 2 was less so)2020-06-02 at 15:24 #8484EyeDeKayMember
This is more sci-fi fantasy then pure sci-fi but a long but decent read.
also nsfw2020-06-02 at 15:24 #8485GelcubeMember
[size=7]So, so many good stories in this genre as well.
Like David Weber’s Honor Harrington series. First book “[url=https://www.amazon.com/Basilisk-Station-Honor-Harrington-Book-ebook/dp/B00ARPJBS0/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1485358176&sr=1-1&keywords=on+basilisk+station]On Basilisk Station[/url]” is free on Amazon right now.
I also recommend most of the previous recommendations.
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