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Earthsea Cycle #01: A Wizard of Earthsea
Earthsea Cycle #01: A Wizard of Earthsea
by Ursula K Le Guin
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Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guins A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and... (read more)

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The Left Hand of Darkness (Remembering Tomorrow)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Remembering Tomorrow)
by Ursula K Le Guin
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When The Left Hand of Darkness first appeared in 1969, the original jacket copy read, "Once in a long while a whole new world is created for us. Such worlds are Middle Earth, Dune—and such a world is Winter."  Twenty-five years and a Hugo and... (read more)

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A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2)
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2)
by George R. R. Martin
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A NEW ORIGINAL SERIES, NOW ON HBO. George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has become, in many ways, the gold standard for modern epic fantasy. Martin—dubbed the “American Tolkien” by Time magazine—has... (read more)

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A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3)
by George R. R. Martin
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Game of Thrones: A new original series, now on HBO. Here is the third volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of... (read more)

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A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4)
by George R. R. Martin
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A NEW ORIGINAL SERIES, NOW ON HBO. George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has become, in many ways, the gold standard for modern epic fantasy. Martin—dubbed the “American Tolkien” by Time magazine—has... (read more)

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Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns
Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns
by Ray Bradbury
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Fahrenheit 451 is probably one of the most important books ever written. If the world of this novel comes to pass, I will be this book. (You'll have to read it to see what I mean.)... (read more)

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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1)
by George R. R. Martin
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If you're a "read-the-book-first" type, you might want to get started now on George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series. HBO has optioned the first book, A Game of Thrones, as a series, and 10 episodes are slated to begin filming in Ireland in... (read more)

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Dark Tower #01: The Gunslinger
Dark Tower #01: The Gunslinger
by Stephen King
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This heroic fantasy, set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace, features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations-The Gunslinger.... (read more)

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When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
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My first thought when I closed the covers of this book was, Wow. My second thought was, I want to read this again. My third thought was, How can I possibly describe this book to anyone else? When You Reach Me is like one of those great books/movies... (read more)

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The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
by J R R Tolkien
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Now a major motion picture A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS   Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is... (read more)

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Dies the Fire
Dies the Fire
by S. M. Stirling
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A Tolkien-obsessed pre-teen, a pilot, a Wiccan priestess, the Eaters (nope, no hints), and the Protector: all come together in the aftermath of an event not unlike a massive electromagnetic pulse, which has caused a complete failure of all technology... (read more)

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All Tomorrow's Parties
All Tomorrow's Parties
by William Gibson
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The flow of information is about to be disrupted…   Colin Laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as... (read more)

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Lost in a Good Book
Lost in a Good Book
by Jasper Fforde
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Jasper Fforde's hit follow-up to THE EYRE AFFAIR, now available in stunning new jacket style. Thursday Next, literary detective and newlywed is back to embark on an adventure that begins, quite literally on her own doorstep. It seems that Landen, her... (read more)

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The Eyre Affair
The Eyre Affair
by Jasper Fforde
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The Eyre Affair is Jasper Fforde's first novel, and the debut of a fresh and delightfully original new voice. There is another 1985, somewhere in the could-have-been, where the Crimean war still rages, dodos are regenerated in home-cloning kits and... (read more)

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Railsea
Railsea
by China Mieville
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On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt: the giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey, the battle resulting in one’s death and the other's glory. But... (read more)

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Edwin A Abbott
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This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926),... (read more)

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The Stand
The Stand
by Stephen King
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This book made me so paranoid about catching the "superflu" that I was afraid to ride a bus or be any place where I couldn't escape from someone's sneeze or cough.... (read more)

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Virtual Light
Virtual Light
by William Gibson
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I'm sure most people have heard of William Gibson. But they may not know Virtual Light — his sleeper novel (and my favorite novel). This intriguing tale of espionage and survival in a near-future dystopia has realistic characters in a very realistic... (read more)

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Starship Troopers
Starship Troopers
by Robert A Heinlein
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In one of Robert Heinlein's most controversial bestsellers, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the Universe--and into battle with the Terran Mobile Infantry against mankind's most frightening enemy.... (read more)

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A Fire Upon the Deep
A Fire Upon the Deep
by Vernor Vinge
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In 1992 Vernor Vinge amazed the science fiction world with this epic novel of star-spanning adventure. It won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and has since become a landmark in the field. Now, with the long awaited sequel The Children of the Sky about to... (read more)

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