I'm coming off some pretty bad reads(one being the Lion of Senet) and would like some new for-grown-ups books in fantasy.
I don't really want sword and sorcery stuff nor stable boy king stuff.
From this wonderful site, I found a new book, "The Name of the Wind" and will be getting and reading it soon. I also just started(literally yesterday) "Furies of Calderon." I really liked Joe Abercrombie's First Law series, and the Farseer series, and have heard that other of Hobb's series are worth getting...any suggestions of her stuff?
Also, I don't want "Twilight" like things, thus my avoidance of the Dresden series, which I've heard has vampires and other kiddie material like that.
I tried Robert Jordan, and god! How awful those works became!
I really liked the Dune series, although that's science fiction, but if anyone knows any good sci fi, I'm game to try.
I'm still waiting on George RR Martin to finish his latest book, and I really like his work so far.
I'm trying to read the Black Jewels series and it's okay so far. I also tried that Kushiel's series, that's spoken highly of. I can't agree with any liking of that series. It's awful in my opinion.
So, that's an impartial list of what I've been reading, and what I've liked and disliked.
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!
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