Recommend a Fiction/Sci Fi/Fantasy Book

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  1. RJF-GUMP

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    Looking for something that is a page turner. Thinking something in the realm of fiction/sci fi/fantasy. I look on goodreads and the recommendations and readers choice. But it's overwhelming I can't find anything. TIA
     
  2. Fusiontegra

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    The book club did Ready Player One a while back and it had generally great reviews.

    There's a recommendation a few threads down about Library at Mount Char which a few of us read and have loved.
     
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  3. The Blackfish

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    Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
     
  4. Truman

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    Red Rising Trilogy if you haven't read it

    All Your Wrong Todays

    The Expanse Series
     
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  5. RJF-GUMP

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    library at mount char sounds really weird but ppl say it will blow your mind
     
  6. RJF-GUMP

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    seems like the first two are dystopian which aren't my favorite.
     
  7. RJF-GUMP

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    the expanse series sounds interesting
     
  8. lhprop1

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    It is, and it will.

    Read it.
     
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    All Your Wrong Todays isnt dystopian at all. It's great.

    Red Rising starts off a little dystopian, but becomes more sci-fi quickly. It's been pretty unanimously well received by TMBers. Its a fun, fast paced roller coaster ride.

    The Brilliance Trilogy is also a fun series.
     
  10. Celemo

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    Finally got around to starting this last night. 35% through and I'm really enjoying it. Growing up in the 80's probably has a lot to do with it
     
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  11. Fusiontegra

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    Assume you mean RPO. Actually haven't started it. It's on the list as soon as I finish the Drawing of the Three.
     
  12. Celemo

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    Yeah...I actually ripped through RPO in about 8 hours between yesterday and today...Been a while since I cranked through a book like that
     
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  13. lhprop1

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    I just finished Paradox Bound by Peter Clines. I can't recommend it enough.
     
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  14. RonBurgundy

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    I enjoyed book 1 and lesser extent 2 of red rising but book 3 was a flaming pile of shit where character decisions, plot “twists” and dialogue were a fucking joke.
     
  15. TimJimothy

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    sounds fairly interesting. Have you read any other of Clines' books? Looks like '14' and 'The Fold' have good reviews.
     
  16. lhprop1

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    I haven't.
     
  17. Fecta23

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    Ready Player One is so damn good.
     
  18. Gin Buckets

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    Is Library at Mount Char similar to Strange the Dreamer? The premise sounds somewhat similar? I read Strange, but not Library. Anyone read both by chance?
     
  19. Gin Buckets

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    Also... Caraval by Stephanie Garber was a pretty solid quick fantasy/sci-fi read. Would recommend.

    Another fantasy/sci-fi I found extremely well-written was Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
     
  20. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    Have you looked at Old Man’s War? I enjoyed it. 6 book series if you get into it. I’ve only read the first 3 but started over yesterday. If you use audiobooks, you might skip these as it’s a lot of he said I said writing which imo doesn’t translate to audio well.

    Ender’s Game is one of my favorite sci-fi books of all time if you haven’t read it.

    Was going to say RPO but you read it. I also ripped through it in 2 days. Was a fun time as an 80s kid
     
  21. Fusiontegra

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    Haven’t read Strange, but take the time and read Library. It’s really amazing.