Looking for some new Sci/Fi or Fantasy novels.

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Don't read Song of Ice and Fire then. The first half of the first book is really boring.

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boring is one thing. boring and uninspired is another. Wheel of time was like reading a role playing game.

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Almost all fantasy is like that. You can thank Tolkien for it.

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Got a 15 hour flight coming up. Need some fresh suggestions. Anyone hit anything fairly new and unknown that was worth your time?

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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.

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Game of Thrones.

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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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I read it before I read any other fantasy, so it was new to me.

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

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And the greatest sin of the fantasy genre is Drizzt.

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c'mon I loved those salvatore books when I was like 12.

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