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Looking for a good sci fi read

Jenna Nicole
Colonial Marines EVE Division
#1 - 2012-02-20 03:02:51 UTC
Hey folks, I recently bought a kindle fire and I'm looking for some good reads.
Ive never read much sci fi and I'm looking for something 'EVE' like. Stations/starships/cloning ect
Thank you in advance!

Ps ive read the EVE Novels
Horatius Caul
#2 - 2012-02-20 08:09:46 UTC  |  Edited by: Horatius Caul
Check out Alastair Reynolds and Iain M Banks. They're pretty much the two big names in grand spacey stuff at the moment, and usually explore fancy transhuman ideas.

Personally I'm partial to Reynolds, because I find his writing more engaging. Banks tends to present a much thicker hedge of tangents and dense description, while Reynolds paints with broad strokes and impressions.
Yoma Karima
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#3 - 2012-02-20 20:43:06 UTC  |  Edited by: Yoma Karima
The Honner Harington novels by David Webber. The Novels might get a bit political but the over all story is great and you see the ship dessiness change over time.

Those who wish to end War wish to end what it means to be human. Those who advocate War do not know its power. Yet Those who learn from War will be remembered for all time.

Wyke Mossari
Staner Industries
#4 - 2012-02-20 21:44:04 UTC  |  Edited by: Wyke Mossari

Space Opera : Isaac Asimov & EE Smith.

Hard Science Fiction : Heinlein, AC Clark

Not the usual fair Ray Bradbury & Philip K ****

Pulp Sci-Fi : Orson Scott Card, , Frederik Pohl,

Out of copyright Sci-Fi titles at Gutenberg.
Roga Dracor
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#5 - 2012-02-21 02:33:57 UTC  |  Edited by: Roga Dracor
Andre Norton (Humanx Commonwealth\Philip Lynx Novels, Bloodhype), H. Beam Piper (Sword Worlds Novels,Space Vikings), Ursula K. LeGuin (Savage Planet), Larry Niven (Ringworld, etc..)...

It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then, and it's a poor sort of memory that only works backward.

Deviana Sevidon
Jades Falcon Guards
#6 - 2012-02-21 19:22:27 UTC
I would recommend Ian M. Banks

Start with 'Consider Phlebas' , 'Player of Games' or 'Use of Weapons'. if 10,058 Goon voices cried out and were suddenly silenced.

Imperial Academy
Amarr Empire
#7 - 2012-02-21 22:49:45 UTC
Hemry's "The Lost Fleet" series?
Jeyson Vicious
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#8 - 2012-02-23 03:43:16 UTC
I think Jack McDevitt rules

Chindi is great in an exploration way but A Talent For War has a fleet warfare theme

Mirajane Cromwell
#9 - 2012-02-24 16:26:56 UTC
You should check out Recommend your favorite Sci-fi read -thread. There's lots of good suggestions... Smile
Anthalon Phenoma
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#10 - 2012-02-24 18:50:07 UTC
I know I may be attacked for this but read the Halo Novels and the Mass Effect Novels. While not every single one of them is all that great (ie. the ones written by William C Dietz) they are fun and great reads. Especially the Halo ones in my opinion. All are professionally written and you can sincerely get into them as you would any other book.
Telegram Sam
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#11 - 2012-02-28 15:28:59 UTC
Robert Heinlein Starship Troopers (It's not like the cheesey movie.)
Russell Hoban Riddley Walker OK, not high tech space fleet stuff as requested. Actually it's really low tech, post-apocalyptic. But an amazing story, and worth reading just for the strange dialect it's written in. ('On my naming day when I come 12 I gone front spear and kilt a wyld boar he parbly be the las wyld pig on the Bundel Downs any how there hadnt ben none for a long time befor him no I aint looking to see none agen.')
Izanami Rei
Lai Dai Infinity Systems
The Fourth District
#12 - 2012-02-29 10:51:21 UTC
I'd like to recommend the "Vatta's War" Trilogy, its by Elizabeth Moon and it contains a lot of concepts that relates to EvE. No clones though.
Jev North
#13 - 2012-02-29 11:23:44 UTC
I like Morgan's Kovacs novels, starting with "Altered Carbon." Functional immortality through cloning and consciousness transfer, with a double helping of grits.

Even though our love is cruel; even though our stars are crossed.

Hamish Grayson
#14 - 2012-03-01 00:39:40 UTC
Jenna Nicole wrote:

Ps ive read the EVE Novels

Those hardly count as good sci-fi.