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message 1: by Maggie, space cruisin' for a bruisin' (last edited Nov 09, 2011 10:17AM) (new)

Maggie K | 1282 comments Mod
Here's where you can nominate any kind of Sci-Fi book you'd like for perusal here with the Aficionados!

So far:

I, Robot: To Protect
Snow Crash
Stories of Your Life and Others
Mindstar Rising
The Mote in God's Eye
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Blackout


message 2: by Leah (last edited Nov 06, 2011 12:09PM) (new)

Leah | 14 comments Nominating I, Robot To Protect by Mickey Zucker Reichert by Mickey Zucker Reichert. Saw this one at the bookstore the other day and thought it looked good!

edit: synopsis!
First in an all-new trilogy inspired by Isaac Asimov's legendary science fiction collection I, Robot.

2035: Susan Calvin is beginning her residency at a Manhattan teaching hospital, where a select group of patients is receiving the latest in diagnostic advancements: tiny nanobots, injected into the spinal fluid, that can unlock and map the human mind.

Soon, Susan begins to notice an ominous chain of events surrounding the patients. When she tries to alert her superiors, she is ignored by those who want to keep the project far from any scrutiny for the sake of their own agenda. But what no one knows is that the very technology to which they have given life is now under the control of those who seek to spread only death...


message 3: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Cotterill (rachelcotterill) I'd like to nominate Snow Crash; several people have recommended this to me recently, so I finally bought it.


message 4: by Maggie, space cruisin' for a bruisin' (new)

Maggie K | 1282 comments Mod
Snow Crash is great RAchel-and a good follow up to this months Neuromancer


message 5: by Maggie, space cruisin' for a bruisin' (new)

Maggie K | 1282 comments Mod
I was really wanting to nominate something more modern..so Im going to go with a short story collection by Chiang...Stories of Your Life and Others


message 6: by mark, personal space invader (new)

mark monday (happy-end-of-the-world) | 1274 comments Mod
i will nominate peter hamilton's debut novel: Mindstar Rising


message 7: by Kevin (new)

Kevin Xu (kxu65) | 490 comments I would like to nominate The Mote in God's Eye.


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message 9: by AsimovsZeroth (new)

AsimovsZeroth (asimovszerothlaw) | 20 comments Stories of Your Life and Others sounds fascinating. I'd like to nominate that one.


message 10: by Aloha (last edited Nov 08, 2011 05:24PM) (new)

Aloha | 538 comments I nominate Blackout.


message 11: by Maggie, space cruisin' for a bruisin' (new)

Maggie K | 1282 comments Mod
ok-Im going to get the polls up here-thanks for all the great nominations!


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