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Originally posted by cosborne cosborne wrote:

You probably already have all the recs you need and I might be a tad late, but I can't resist a recommendation or three when asked:

Euphoria by Lily King

The Kingkiller Chronicle series by Patrick Rothfuss (first is The Name of the Wind)

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Enjoy!

How did you like the NotW, Cosborne? And, for that matter, Wise Man's Fear?

I loved both books, though Kvothe's perfection did get on my nerves more often than I'd like, but overall it was a great ride. I lost faith in the possibility that the third book ever will come out.

Slow Regard of Silent Things left me... meh, for some reason. 
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Mark Z. Danielewski or James Fox?
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Originally posted by Zblugg Zblugg wrote:

I'm currently a sliver into House of Leaves, and it's creepy and gooooooooood.
Creepy AF. This one stayed with me a long, long time.
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i'm adding all these books to my to read list :) Cheers team!!
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Originally posted by Pajamas All Day Pajamas All Day wrote:

I want to read all the books mentioned. I just finished Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. I couldn't put it down. It's dystopian science fiction, but very different from the dystopian science fiction I've read in the past. 

Love Station Eleven!
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Originally posted by Pajamas All Day Pajamas All Day wrote:

I want to read all the books mentioned. I just finished Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. I couldn't put it down. It's dystopian science fiction, but very different from the dystopian science fiction I've read in the past. 

I third Station Eleven. Heart Wonderful book.


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My favourite current author is David Mitchell of Cloud Atlas fame, but A Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet I think is his masterpiece - probably my favourtie piece of fiction in recent years.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HR Garcia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Sep 2018 at 8:45am
Along with Station Eleven, I highly recommend these:

Little Fires Everywhere - Celest Ng
The Martian - Andy Weir
The Hot Zone - Richard Preston
Push - Sapphire (disturbing, this will haunt you for a long while but it isn't a thriller or horror.)

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If you are one to read Graphic Novels every once in a while, you absolutely have to read Daytripper, by Gabriel Ba. It's only the second GN to make me cry (Maus was the first). But it's not only sad; it hits, as they say, all of the feels.
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So how was the trip? What did you end up reading, and what did you end up liking?
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