The Twenty Science Fiction Novels that Will Change Your Life

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  1. Dope Nose Registered

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    http://io9.com/361597/the-twenty-science-fiction-novels-that-will-change-your-life

     
  2. Ash J. Williams Hail to the king

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    It'd be legit if Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? was listed.
     
  3. Danalys Sol Invictus

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    frankenstein doesn't have lightning in it.
     
  4. The Apocalypse Registered

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    I read the Time Machine. It didn't change my life. :D
     
  5. cerealkiller182 Must Get Deadpool Avatar

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    I read Frankenstein didnt change my life
     
  6. Danalys Sol Invictus

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    those books changed the life you were born into.
     
  7. Jack Rabbit i roll twenties

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    Well put, Danalys.

    Those books were already a facet and a part of culture and entertainment after you read them. Had you when they first were published, you wouldn't be saying that.
     
  8. StorminNorman Registered

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    Frankenstein is a fairly poorly written book :down
     
  9. Addendum Registered

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    No Robert Heinlein on the list? I'll pass.

    Though I've already read At the Mountains of Madness and The Time Machine.

    Frankenstein just moves too damn slow.

    And the only 2 Stephenson books worth reading are Snow Crash and The Diamond Age
     
  10. muertevilla Registered

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    jesus changed my life
     
  11. Addendum Registered

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    This changed my life when I was 3

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  12. Arcturus Registered

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    One of my all-time favorite stories is At the Mountains of Madness.

    :up:
     
  13. chaseter Esteemed Member

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    reading nerds...
    "Spring equinox will be here in just a few weeks, and there's no better way to get ready for the seasonal change than to dig into some great science fiction books."

    How about no???
     
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    Such deep and wonderful input as always, chaseter.

    :up:
     
  15. Lighthouse Fairness, Equality, Bacon

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    No Philip K. Dick=Bull**** list :down:
     
  16. Eggyman The Oval Avenger

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    I didn't like it either. Bram Stoker's Dracula is much better, although it's not applicable to this thread :o
     
  17. chaseter Esteemed Member

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    I read and have read most of those on there...but to say "Spring is coming and now is a great time to read a book," just wreaks of loserism to me:o :woot:
     
  18. Arcturus Registered

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    Fair enough.

    :woot: :up:
     
  19. Nirvana Slowly Losing My Mind

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    I am currently reading the Sparrow, it is wonderful and well written.
     
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    I will throw out Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. It changed my life more than any of the books on that list I read.
     
  21. chaseter Esteemed Member

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    L. Ron Hubbard changed tens of people's lives with his science fiction writing :thumbsup
     
  22. Brick Tropical Caterpiller

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    No Arthur C. Clarke and Philip K. Dick :down
     
  23. Danalys Sol Invictus

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    you could like read a book under a tree or something like some kind of romance cliche.
     
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    I read books year round. The changing of seasons means nothing to me aside from ****ed up weather
     
  25. Danalys Sol Invictus

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    i've always thought of scifi as more autumny.
     

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