PHJF wrote on Dec 19, 2012, 11:52: And I'm looking for novels to read. I just finished The Passage, which was OK at best (being a sort of Stephen King pop novel but without his level of quality). I also just read Rainbows End and A Fire Upon the Deep. Can anyone comment on the quality of the followup novel(s) to AFUtD? I'm going to read Point Counter Point right now but I like to keep scifi books in the rotation.
Just random shit I've read (or reread) in the past few months
Hull Zero Three, Greg Bear (cerebral Sci-fi) The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch (fantasy, the sequel blows FYI) Ship of Fools by Richard Paul Russo (sci-fi/horror) Armor by John Steakley (mil/sci-fi) Rendevous with Rama, Arthur C Clarke (classic sci-fi first contact)
I finally got around to The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons too and loved it. People tell me he becomes crazy in later books but oh well. A lot of people like Aleister Crowley too but I couldn't get into his stuff.