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Looking for some new Sci/Fi or Fantasy novels.

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tolkein has choked originality from the genre that he created FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE!!!1

no. I will blame the perpetrators. Tolkein, though dry at least wrote good stories and created vivid worlds.

Dry is putting it nicely. Bland and predictable would be more appropriate.

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predictable after 100 years of people ripping him off?

I'm SHOCKED!

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tolkein's greatest sin may have been that he created the fantasy genre.

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Yep and I was the same age when I read Dragonlance.

Hmmmm, maybe Raistlin is the fantasy genres greatest sin. Kind of too close to call there.

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And the greatest sin of the fantasy genre is Drizzt.

No argument on that at all.

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I don't think I've ever read a straight up fantasy novel... more into SciFi. Speaking of which I need some new stuff too... there's three new Star Wars novels out, but I really don't feel like paying the $50 to buy them all three. Was waiting on them to show up at the library, but no show yet... maybe I'll resort to buying them used on Amazon... or maybe I'll try Kindle on my new Droid X.

Any new SciFi out?

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