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I can't get on FB at work but what was that book you mentioned last night?  I wanted to look it up right quick. 

And also that series that you Candice started on... what was that? 


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    edited December 2011
    The book I mentioned last night was Undead an Unwed by Mary Janice Davidson.  I've now also read the second book in the series, Undead and Unemployed.  They are really, really funny.

    The book that C likes is the Diana Gabaldon series.  The first book in that series is Outlander.  They are really, really good if you like historical fiction at all.  Yes, there's time travel, but it's more historical than fantasy or science fiction.
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    edited December 2011
    **butting in to the post**

    Do you guys read fantasy books, or more strict science fiction?  FI just made me read one of his recent favorites, and I LOVED it (haven't read much in the genre).  "Hyperion" by Dan Simmons- have either of you read it?
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    edited December 2011
    Jenn (LaFemme) - I'm strictly fantasy.  I really don't like science fiction too much (exception for Douglas Adams).  I LOVE high fantasy like the Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan and the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind, although I also like regular fantasy as well.  I've never read Hyperion.

    I looked up the synopsis of Hyperion, and judging by things that you've written in the past, I think you might like Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card.  It is the second book in the Ender's Game Series, but the book Ender's Game was never meant to be a full book.  He originally wrote it as a short intro for Speaker, but ended up releasing it as a short novel of its own.  But, Speaker for the Dead is absolutely amazing.  It's on my list of must reads for anybody that wants to try fantasy.
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    edited December 2011
    S, I love Ender's Game, and I loved Speaker for the Dead too!  Some of the philosophical/theological questions raised in those books are similar to the themes I liked in Hyperion, so it's an excellent recommendation :)  I've heard that Wheel of Time is awesome but I've never read them.

    FI's favorite fantasy series is the one by George RR Martin... I think it might be called A Song of Ice and Fire?  Have you ever read any of those?
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    edited December 2011
    I've read all of the George R.R. Martin Song of Ice and Fire series.  That's a great series.  It's been sooooo long since he's released a new book (2005).  When he eventually does release the new book I'm going to have to reread the originals because there are so many characters and plots involved in the books that I'll never be ready to read the new book.  I'm sure you FI probably feels the same way.
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    edited December 2011
    Yup, he is waiting very impatiently!  Martin apparently has a funny blog that he reads a lot.  HBO is producing a miniseries/movie about the first book, set to be out next year, I think!
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